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2023 Ford Super Duty Recalled Over Steering Column Bolts (Updated)

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2023 Ford Super Duty F-250, F-350, and F-450 pickups due to an issue with the steering column bolts.

The defect: in affected vehicles, the steering column upper shaft bolts may be missing or improperly tightened, resulting in possible separation of the steering column from the adjoining components.

The hazards: a disconnected steering column can result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Ford is not aware of any reports of accident or injury related to this issue.

2023 Ford Super Duty Production Kentucky Truck Plant - Exterior 001 - Front

Components: steering column upper shaft bolts

Affected vehicles: select 2023 Ford Super Duty pickups produced between January 4th, 2023, and January 23rd, 2023.

Number of vehicles affected: 19

The fix: dealers will inspect and tighten the steering column upper shaft coupler bolts, or install any missing bolts, as necessary, free of charge.

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will be begin in May 2023. The Ford reference number for this recall is 23S22.


  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 23S22
  • NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website:

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Update: Maria Buczkowski, communications manager at Ford, reached out to Ford Authority to explain that 11 of the 19 trucks impacted by the recall have already been inspected.

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. dan kitts

    so much for closing the plant for quality control. like that was ever going to help solve anything anyway.

  2. John

    So how’s that focus on quality going?


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