Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2023 Ford Bronco models over an issue with the 10-speed automatic transmission.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the transmission park system may have been damaged during assembly, which can prevent the parking pawl from fully engaging and result in a vehicle rollaway.
The hazards: a vehicle rollaway can increase the risk of a crash.
Ford is not aware of any reports of accident or injury related to this issue.
Components: transmission park system
Affected vehicles: select 2023 Ford Bronco SUVs equipped with the 10-speed automatic transmission produced between February 17th, 2023, and March 30th, 2023.
Number of vehicles affected: 2
The fix: dealers will will replace the transmission, free of charge.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on August 21st, 2023. The Ford reference number for this recall is 23S44.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 23S44
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.nhtsa.gov