456,565 Ford Mavericks and SUVs May Lose Power

2024 Ford Maverick


Massive Ford recall alert. Half a million Ford Maverick and Ford Bronco Sport models may be experiencing power loss issues.

Every time I turn around something else comes to mind. Today's recall includes nearly half a million Ford Maverick and Ford Bronco Sport models. Because this Ford recall is so extensive, you'll need to check if your Ford Maverick or Ford Bronco Sport is affected.

Ford Recall due to battery problems in Ford Maverick and Ford Bronco Sport

This massive Ford recall covers 456,565 Ford Maverick and Ford Bronco Sport models because a battery problem could lead to a loss of power. The recall included 2022 – 2024 Bronco Sport SUVs and 2022 – 2023 Maverick trucks.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an unexpectedly low 12-volt battery charge may cause other electrical devices such as hazard lights to malfunction.

Also, vehicles may lose power. Either way, this issue will increase the risk of accidents and injuries.

Ford shared that it is committed to ensuring the safety and satisfaction of our customers. Affected owners will receive a notification that their vehicle's software will be updated free of charge. Customers can use the mobile pickup and delivery service to complete this Ford recall.

The 2024 Ford Bronco Sport goes off-road in the dirt
2024 Ford Bronco Sport | Sports

Ford will begin mailing letters to affected owners on May 13, 2024. The number for this recall is 24S24 and you can contact Ford customer service at 866-436-7332 for more information.

You can also visit the NHSTA site to enter your 17-digit VIN and contact the Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236.

If your Ford Maverick or Bronco Sport is involved, you will need to visit your local dealership for service. You do not have to return to the same place where you bought your car.

Ford technicians will reset the body control module and power control modules free of charge. Also, Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this problem.

This is the sixth recall for the 2023 Maverick and the fourth related to the electrical system. As a result, Maverock's reliability rating may be adversely affected.

Also, the Ford Maverick, Ford Escape, and Ford Bronco Sport were involved in a fuel leak and fire hazard recall last week. Stay tuned for updates as Ford recalls seem to be hitting every time.



Source link