Dearborn, MI – June 25, 2022 – Ford (NYSE:F) is recalling 30,244 vehicles whose instrument panel displays may fail to light up. The driver may not be able to see the various gauges and warning lights, increasing the risk of a crash.
This recall includes the 2022 Ford Transit vehicles.
The components in question are the 4.2” monochromatic cluster and its software, with part numbers NK4T-10849-B and NK4T-14C026-B.
The instrument panel cluster of the subject vehicles may not light up as expected at startup.
The cause of the malfunction is still unknown.
Failure to illuminate the cluster display could render safety-related telltales and gauges unreadable, increasing the risk of a crash.
Other recent Ford Transit recalls
Earlier this month, the same model was among those recalled over missing tire label information, which could lead to improper tire inflation or incorrect tires and rims.
Prior to that, in April, the 2016 and 2020 Ford Transit Connect vehicles were recalled due to a supplier error leading to front windshields that may detach.
In another notable Ford van recall in September 2021, Transits and Transit Connects were reported to have faulty child restraint systems.
To remedy the issue, Ford or Lincoln dealers will update the instrument panel cluster software at no cost to car owners.
Owners should expect to receive information regarding the repair program between July 25, 2022 and July 29, 2022.
Is your vehicle part of this recall?
More than 30,000 vehicles are included in this Ford instrument cluster recall. To perform a check on your vehicle, use MotorSafety’s free vehicle lookup tool.