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2024 Ford Maverick Recalled Over Fuel Tank Leak

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2024 Ford Maverick models over an issue with the fuel tank.

The defect: in affected vehicles, the fuel tanks may have an open pinch joint between the two molds, which can allow fuel to leak.

The hazards: a fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a vehicle fire.

Ford Motor Company is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this condition.

Components: fuel tank

Affected vehicles: select 2024 Ford Maverick models produced at the Ford Hermosillo Assembly Plant between January 19th, 2024, and January 26th, 2024.

Number of vehicles affected: 217

The fix: dealers will replace the fuel tanks, free of charge. In the meantime, owners are advised to park and shut off the engine immediately if a fuel leak is detected or the Malfunction Indicator Lamp illuminates.

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on March 18th, 2024. The Ford reference number for this recall is 24S17.


  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 24S17
  • NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website:

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