Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022 Ford Maverick
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 5,456
Report Date: December 16, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022 Maverick vehicles. The fuel tank may have been damaged by drill holes during the installation of the spray-in bed-liner. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 301, “Fuel System Integrity.” A damaged fuel tank may result in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace the fuel tank as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 28, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21C35.

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