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Ford Recalls Multiple Models Over Power Steering Issue

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2018-2023 Ford Mustang, 2018-2020 Ford F-150, 2018-2021 Ford Expedition, and 2018-2021 Lincoln Navigator models due to an issue with the power steering.

The defect: in affected vehicles, the secondary steering torque sensor may not be calibrated properly, which can cause the steering wheel to turn side to side against the driver’s intentions.

The hazards: a steering wheel that turns unintentionally can cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.

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

Components: Power Steering Control Module (PSCM) software

Affected vehicles: select 2018-2023 Mustang, 2018-2020 F-150, 2018-2021 Expedition, and 2018-2021 Navigator models produced between April 16th, 2022, and April 27th, 2024.

Number of vehicles affected: 7,442

The fix: dealers will update the Power Steering Control Module software or provide a refund, free of charge.

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin August 5th, 2024. The Ford reference number for this recall is 24S45.

Contacts:

  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 24S45
  • NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website: www.nhtsa.gov

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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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Comments

  1. blksn8k

    How can this recall effect vehicles built through April 27th 2024 when the last 2023 Mustang was built on April 6th 2023 and all of the other affected models listed are no newer than model year 2021?

    Reply
    1. Brett Foote

      That info came straight from the NHTSA, so you’d have to ask them.

      Reply
    2. sdfyrbc

      Thought the same thing, how could my 2018 F150 be built in 2022-2024? Guess we’ll just have to wait and see.

      Reply
  2. Shockandawe

    Guess you just gotta battle that wheel bro!

    Reply
  3. Gary.virginia

    Ford motor company the king of recalls. Good job Jim Farley…

    Reply

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