Ford is recalling certain 2022 and 2023 F-150, Mustang, Explorer, Bronco and Lincoln Aviator models with automatic transmissions.according to Document posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationFord’s 10R80 transmission may contain loose bolts. This is literally an extra bolt loose in the transmission, not an untightened bolt that can prevent the transmission from engaging the park. This can occur even if the gear shifter position indicates that the vehicle is shifted into “Park”.
As Ford’s recall notice states, “Failure to secure the vehicle in a parked position may result in rolling, increasing the risk of collision and injury.” To exchange. A similar recall was announced for 2022, but it was for a completely different model with a completely different transmission.
A relatively small number of units (944 to be exact, or 4% of production) are believed to be affected by this issue, but they weren’t serially manufactured, so Ford’s verification of the VIN is required. We recommend contacting Ford Customer Service at 1-866-436-7332 and referencing Ford’s internal recall number 23S06.
Because some vehicles affected by this recall may be in dealer lots, Ford has sent notices to its network of dealers advising them not to sell or demonstrate the models included in this recall. Information and repair procedures will be made available to support this safety recall. “