Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021-2023 Ford F-150 models over an issue with the electric parking brake.
The defect: in affected vehicles, which are equipped with a single exhaust system, contact with the rear axle housing may damage the wiring harness, causing the electric parking brake to activate unexpectedly.
The hazards: unexpected activation of the electric parking brake while driving increases the risk of a crash.
Ford is not aware of any reports of accidents or injuries related to this condition.
Components: electric parking brake
Affected vehicles: select 2023 Ford F-150 models produced between January 8th, 2020, and February 25th, 2023.
Number of vehicles affected: 870,701
The fix: dealers will install a protective tie strap, tape wrap, and replace the harness as necessary, free of charge.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin September 11th, 2023. The Ford reference number for this recall is 23S35.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 23S35
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.nhtsa.gov
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