Ford recalls Mustang Mach-E and Maverick over ‘improperly attached’ seat belts

Dearborn, MI – January 7, 2022 – Ford (NYSE:F) is recalling 2,622 vehicles over faulty seat belts that may fail to protect passengers in a crash, putting them at a higher risk of injuries in a crash.

This Ford seat belt recall centers on the following vehicles:

  • 2021 Mustang Mach-E
  • 2021 Mustang Mach-E
  • 2022 Maverick

Recall summary

The rear seat belt buckles of the recalled vehicles are not attached to the rear floor assembly in the right way. This means that the seat belt can detach under load and fail to properly protect the passenger in the event of a crash.

The component involved in this recall is the “Rear Floor Assembly” with part numbers NZ6B-E11215-A/C/D and LJ9B-R11215-AN.

Recall risks

For information on the risks of this recall, please visit our recent article about a Ford F-150 recall because of the same issue.

Other Ford recalls 

This follows the recent recall issued for 2022 Ford Maverick units over an issue with the fuel tank, which may have been pierced by drilling holes during installation of a bed liner. Any damage or puncture to the fuel tank may result in a fuel leak, which increases the risk of fire or environmental pollution, apart from compromising the vehicle’s performance.  

Meanwhile, the last Ford Mustang recall was issued in October of last year over detaching windshields. The front glass on more than 17,600 Mustang Mach-E units was not properly glued in place, presenting a safety hazard for occupants. 

The repair

Dealers will inspect and repair the seat belt buckle attachments free of charge. Owners of affected units will be notified by mail between January 17 and January 22, 2022. 

Is your vehicle part of this recall?

More than 2,600 vehicles are being recalled because of this Ford seat belt issue. To do a Ford recall check, use MotorSafety’s free vehicle lookup tool.  

Joseph EstabilloFord recalls Mustang Mach-E and Maverick over ‘improperly attached’ seat belts

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