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2023-2024 Ford Bronco Recalled Over Child Safety Lock issue

Ford Motor Company is recalling select four-door 2023-2024 Ford Bronco models over an issue with the child safety locks.

The defect: in affected vehicles, the left-side rear door may be opened from the inside of the vehicle when the child safety lock is in the “ON” position.

The hazards: a malfunctioning child safety lock that allows a rear door to be opened unintentionally can increase the risk of injury.

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

Ford Bronco

Components: child safety locks

Affected vehicles: select four-door 2023-2024 Ford Bronco SUVs produced between November 28th, 2023, and December 17th, 2023.

Number of vehicles affected: 9,847

The fix: dealers will inspect the child safety locks and replace the rear door latch, as necessary, free of charge.

Ford Bronco

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on April 16th, 2024. The Ford reference number for this recall is 24S15.


  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 24S15
  • NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website:

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