Ford recalls SUVs, pickups over faulty load labels

Dearborn, MI – June 17, 2023 – Ford (NYSE:F) has issued a recall for 29,607 vehicles over inaccurate weight labels, which could lead users to overload the vehicle and increase the risk of a crash.

The recall covers the following models:

  • 2022–2023 Ford Bronco
  • 2019–2023 Ford Ranger   
  • 2023 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Recall summary

The tire & loading information (TREAD) label – usually located on the “driver’s side door edge” – shows users maximum loads that a vehicle can safely carry.  

The affected vehicles carry the wrong label which may result in them being overloaded.

Recall risks

Excessive loads that can compromise the vehicle’s stability and control, increasing the risk of an accident.  

Other Ford recalls

In December 2022, Ford recalled 18,808 SD pickup trucks over the risk of stalling or rolling away, as reported.

In May 2023, the manufacturer issued a second recall for 232,000 Ranger pickups with non-inflating airbags, also as reported.

Finally, just last week, over 175,000 Bronco SUVs were recalled due to unaccessible seat belt latches.

The repair

The manufacturer will mail the owners of the affected vehicles updated labels with the correct information. Owners can also go to the nearest dealership to have them put on free-of-charge.

Letters with more information will be mailed by July 12, 2023.  

Is your vehicle part of this recall?

More than 29,000 vehicles are affected by this Ford TREAD label issue. To run a Ford recall check or check for more Ford recalls,  please use MotorSafety’s free vehicle lookup tool.

Joseph EstabilloFord recalls SUVs, pickups over faulty load labels

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