Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2018 Ford F-150
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 57,591
Report Date: December 17, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 F-150 vehicles with manual and power release tailgates. The tailgate latches may unlatch unexpectedly while driving. Unexpected tailgate opening may allow unrestrained cargo to fall out of the truck bed and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the left-hand and right-hand tailgate latches, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 31, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21S53.

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