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2021 Ford F-150 Pickups Recalled Over Wiper Arm Failures

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021 Ford F-150 models over a wiper arm failure issue. This extends a recall issued last April, when the automaker recalled select 2020-2022 Ford F-Series pickups for the same reason.

The defect: in affected vehicles, the windshield wiper arms may break, causing the windshield wipers to fail.

The hazards: inoperative windshield wipers can reduce visibility in certain conditions, increasing the risk of a crash.

Ford is not aware of any reports of accidents or injuries related to this condition.

Components: windshield wiper arms

Affected vehicles: select 2021 Ford F-150 models produced between January 8th, 2020, and August 16th, 2021.

Number of vehicles affected: 222,454

The fix: dealers will inspect and replace the wiper arms, as necessary, free of charge.

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin March 27th, 2023. The Ford reference number for this recall is 23S10.


  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 23S10
  • NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website:

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Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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  1. Linda Henke

    Why doesn’t Ford make a catalytic cover that can be put on to prevent theft?
    We live in St Louis where they are stealing them left and right

    1. Mike says...

      Because its not Ford’s problem to fix the lax laws and legislation around the procurement and and resale of stolen property.
      As I have said before, if you expect manufacturers to take this responsibility on by building a better ‘mouse trap’, it will cost you as a consumer, even more than is currently the case with stolen converters.


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