More than 100,000 Ford vehicles are being recalled by the company due to a problem with the rear axle of some trucks that could increase the risk of accidents.
Ford is recalling certain 2021-2023 F-150 vehicles equipped with the Trailer Tow Max Duty package and 9.75-inch heavy duty axles with a 3/4 float axle design. According to the notice, the rear axle hub bolt may fatigue and break, resulting in damage to the axle hub splines.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, damaged axle hub splines can result in the vehicle rolling when in park without the parking brake applied, or loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash. ,
In total, 112,965 vehicles are affected by the recall.
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Learn more about the Ford recall
Owner notification letters about the recall are expected to be mailed on January 29, and owners will be told if they experience symptoms related to rear axle breakage, including a clicking or rattling sound, to take their vehicle in for interim repairs. Take it to the dealer.
You can contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332, and the Ford number for this recall is 23S65.
You can also contact the NHTSA Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or visit www.nhtsa.gov.