Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022 Ford Maverick
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 11,239
Report Date: September 30, 2022
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022 Maverick vehicles. Under certain circumstances, the Antilock Brake System (ABS) module may cause the brake lights to illuminate without the driver applying the brakes. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.” Unintended illumination of the brake lights may confuse other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the software in the ABS module, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed November 9, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 22C24.

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