Automobile Giant – Ford Motor Company has issued a safety compliance and safety recalls in North America. The Safety compliance recall for select 2020-21 Ford F-Series vehicles was made for it’s series with fault of windshield adhesion.
According to Ford , the affected vehicles do not comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards because the front windshields are inadequately bonded to the vehicle body structure. In the event of a crash, the windshield may not adequately stay in place, which may increase the risk of occupant injury.
This action affects 79,017 vehicles in the U.S. and federal territories, 6,986 in Canada and 1,347 in Mexico, including:
- 2021 Ford F-150 vehicles built at Dearborn Truck Plant from Oct. 27, 2020, to Feb. 3, 2021
- 2020-21 Ford Super Duty vehicles built at Kentucky Truck Plant from Oct. 13, 2020, to Jan. 23, 2021
Notification of Owners will begin the week of April 6. Dealers will remove and reinstall the windshield using standard service procedures. The Ford reference number for this recall is 21C06.
Safety recall for select 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty vehicles with 6.7-litre engines for labels with incorrect payload information
Affected vehicles display overstated payload capacity values on the tire and loading information label, overstated accessory reserve capacity values on the safety certification label, and overstated weight values on the truck camper loading documentation.
If the vehicles are loaded to the payload stated on the tire and loading information label, they may exceed the gross vehicle weight rating or gross axle weight rating.
This may result in tire loading beyond rated capacity, suspension overload and increased stopping distance, which could increase the risk of a crash. This action affects 9,979 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty vehicles in the U.S. and federal territories and 1,750 in Canada. They were built at Kentucky Truck Plant from May 13, 2019, too, Sept. 19, 2020.
Notification Of Owners will begin the week of March 22. Dealers will replace the tire and loading information label, safety certification label and if needed, the truck camper loading document.
The Ford reference number for this recall is 21S06. Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this condition.