Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022 Ford F-150
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 74
Report Date: September 14, 2022
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022 F-150 vehicles. The right-side instrument panel cover may have been manufactured incorrectly, which can cause the air bag to not deploy as intended. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” During air bag deployment, the air bag cover my break and project fragments into the vehicle, or the air bag may deploy improperly, increasing the risk of occupant injury.
Solution: Dealers will replace the right-side instrument panel cover, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 17, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 22C23.

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