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Ford F-150 Recall: 450k trucks recalled for windshield wiper failure


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021-2022 F-150 vehicles. For this Ford F-150 recall, the front windshield wiper motor may become inoperative, causing the wipers to fail.

Inoperative windshield wipers can reduce visibility in certain conditions, increasing the risk of a crash.

Dealers will replace the front windshield wiper motor, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 3, 2023. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 22S71. This recall expands previous recall number 22V-142.

We have previously reported on driveshaft fracture recalls and a random shift to neutral for the new F-150. The 2021 Ford F-150 currently has 14 recalls. The 2022 model currently has eight recalls. If you own a 2021-2022 Ford F-150, be sure to consult the NHTSA recalls portion of the website and type in the specific VIN of your truck to see if this current recall applies to your vehicle.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V842000
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Potential Number of Units Affected 453,650

Editor’s note: This information was copied directly from the NHTSA website. If you have questions or concerns about this Ford F-150 recall, please contact Ford Motor Co. directly.


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