Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for select 2022 Ford F-53 and F-59 stripped chassis models due to a rear caliper bolt safety issue.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the rear brake caliper attachment bolts may not be tightened correctly, which can allow the caliper to loosen and possibly damage the wheel or brake lines.
The hazards: a damaged wheel can result in a loss of tire pressure. A damaged brake line can cause a brake fluid leak and reduce brake performance. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.
Ford is not aware of any injuries or accidents related to this issue.
Components:rear caliper bolts
Affected vehicles: select 2022 F-53 Class A Motorhome stripped chassis and F-59 commercial stripped chassis units assembled between October 24th, 2022 and November 29th, 2022.
Number of affected vehicles: 644
The fix: dealers will inspect and tighten the rear caliper bolts, as necessary, free of charge. In addition, any damaged bolts will be replaced, free of charge.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which are expected to begin on April 10th, 2023. The Ford reference number for this recall is 23S11.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 23S11
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.nhtsa.gov
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