The 2021 Ford Tremendous Responsibility pickup is considered one of a number of fashions affected by a potential drivetrain challenge.
Ford Motor Firm is recalling an estimated 247,445 2017-2022 F-250 and F-350 Tremendous Responsibility autos geared up with gasoline engines and aluminum driveshafts as a result of these driveshafts could also be broken.
Particularly, underbody warmth and noise insulators might loosen and make contact with the aluminum driveshaft, which may harm the driveshaft and trigger it to fracture.
This state of affairs might be harmful for various causes. A fractured driveshaft might trigger lack of drive energy, or lack of car management if the driveshaft contacts the bottom. Furthermore, with a fractured driveshaft unintended motion may happen whereas parked if the parking brake will not be engaged. Any of those conditions will increase the chance of a crash.
To repair the issue, sellers will examine and restore the driveshaft as crucial, and correctly connect the underbody insulators, for gratis to homeowners.
Proprietor notification letters can be mailed April 4. House owners can attain Ford customer support at (866) 436-7332. Ford’s reference quantity for this recall is 22S09.