Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022 Ford Maverick
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 64,974
Report Date: August 8, 2022
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022 Maverick vehicles. The side-curtain air bags may not deploy properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 226, “Ejection Mitigation.” Improper deployment of an air bag increases the risk of injury in a crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the left and right side-curtain air bag modules with a new design, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 22, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 22C20.

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