Ford announced that it’s recalling about 80,000 F-150 and Super Duty pickup trucks in America because of concerns that the windshield won’t be properly bonded to the vehicle structure. the company warns that in a collision the windshield won’t stay in place, increasing the danger of injury.
This recall affects 79,017 trucks within the U.S. and federal territories, 6,986 in Canada, and 1,347 in Mexico.
Ford isn’t aware of any accidents or injuries related to this problem.
Owners are getting to be notified beginning in early April 2021.
2021 Ford F-150 vehicles built at the Dearborn Truck Plant from Oct. 27, 2020, to Feb. 3, 2021.
2020-21 Ford Super Duty vehicles built at the Kentucky Truck Plant from Oct. 13, 2020, to Jan. 23, 2021.
The problem: The windshield won’t be properly bonded into its frame.
The fix: Dealerships will remove and reinstall the windshield using the proper procedure.
How to contact the manufacturer: Customers may call Ford at 800-392-3673.
NHTSA campaign number: 21V090000. The Ford reference number for this recall is 21C06.
Check to determine whether your vehicle has an open recall: NHTSA’s website will tell you whether your vehicle has any recalls that need to be addressed.
If you plug your car’s 17-digit vehicle number (VIN) into NHTSA’s website and a recall doesn’t appear, it means your vehicle doesn’t currently have one. Because automakers issue recalls often, and for several older vehicles, we recommend checking back regularly.
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