Damaged Driveshaft May Fracture
A fractured driveshaft can cause a loss of drive power, or a loss of vehicle control if the driveshaft contacts the ground. Additionally, unintended movement could occur while parked if the parking brake is not engaged. Any of these scenarios increases the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V623000
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components POWER TRAIN, STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 58,203
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021-2022 F-150 vehicles. Underbody heat and noise insulators may loosen and contact the aluminum driveshaft, which could damage the driveshaft and cause it to fracture.
Dealers will inspect and repair the driveshaft, as necessary, and properly attach the underbody insulators, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 5, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21S53.
573 Safety Recall Report
Original recall and updates at NHTSA