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  Safety Recalls of Ford F-150 Vehicles

There have been 86 safety recalls for the Ford F-150. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the Ford F-150.

NHTSA Recall #: 19V075000; Feb. 11, 2019

unexpectedly downshifting into first gear may result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2011 Ford F-150, 2012 Ford F-150, 2013 Ford F-150
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Recall Summary: ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2011-2013 f-150 vehicles equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission. the transmission may unexpectedly downshift into first gear, regardless of vehicle speed.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 18V894000; Dec. 18, 2018

when the heater is plugged in, prolonged corrosion could cause a resistive short, increasing the risk of overheated or melted wiring and a fire.

Recalled Vehicles: 2015 Ford F-150, 2016 Ford F-150, 2017 Ford F-150, 2018 Ford F-150, 2019 Ford F-150, 2017 Ford F-250, 2018 Ford F-250, 2019 Ford F-250, 2017 Ford F-350, 2018 Ford F-350, 2019 Ford F-350, 2017 Ford F-450, 2018 Ford F-450, 2019 Ford F-450, 2017 Ford F-550, 2018 Ford F-550, 2019 Ford F-550
Component: ENGINE
Recall Summary: ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2015-2019 ford f-150 and 2017-2019 ford f-250 super duty, f-350 super duty, f-450 super duty, and f-550 super duty pick-up trucks equipped with an engine block heater.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 18V568000; Aug. 31, 2018

a vehicle fire could result if materials ignite inside the vehicle.

Recalled Vehicles: 2015 Ford F-150, 2016 Ford F-150, 2017 Ford F-150, 2018 Ford F-150
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
Recall Summary: ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2015-2018 ford f-150 regular cab and supercrew cab vehicles. if a front seat belt pretensioner deploys as the result of a crash, the sparks may ignite materials such as carpeting or insulation within the b-pillar area.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 18V214000; Apr. 4, 2018

if the gear shift cable clip becomes unseated or dislodged, the gear shift lever position may indicate that the transmission is in 'park' when it may be in a different gear. additionally, despite selecting 'park', if the parking brake is not applied before the vehicle is exited, the vehicle may roll. either scenario increases the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2018 Ford Expedition, 2018 Ford F-150, 2018 Ford F-650 Sd, 2018 Ford F-750 Sd
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Recall Summary: ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2018 f-650 and f-750 vehicles equipped with 6-speed automatic transmissions and 2018 ford f-150 and expedition vehicles equipped with 10-speed automatic transmissions (excluding expedition vehicles with a rotary gear shift dial on the console).... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 18V213000; Apr. 4, 2018

despite the transmission shift lever being placed in 'park' and the instrument panel display indicating 'park,' the vehicle may roll away after it has been exited if the parking brake has not been applied, increasing the risk of injury or a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2018 Ford Expedition, 2017 Ford F-150, 2018 Ford F-150, 2018 Ford Mustang, 2018 Lincoln Navigator
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Recall Summary: ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2017-2018 ford f-150 and 2018 ford expedition and mustang and lincoln navigator vehicles equipped with 10-speed automatic transmissions. a roll pin may not have been installed in the transmission, potentially causing a loss of the "park" function. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 17V767000; Nov. 29, 2017

In the event of a crash, a seat occupant that is not properly restrained has an increased risk of injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 2016 Ford Explorer, 2016 Ford F-150
Component: SEATS
Recall Summary: Ford motor company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016 f-150 and explorer vehicles. Loose power seat adjuster pivot bolts may cause the front seat cushions to detach and not properly restrain the seat occupant in the event of a crash. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 17V672000; Oct. 23, 2017

Without a proper supply of lubrication, the engine will fail, causing a stall and increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2018 Ford F-150
Component: ENGINE
Recall Summary: Ford motor company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 f-150 vehicles equipped with 3. 5l engines. The cylinder heads may have been machined without lubrication supply holes for the camshaft bearing journals. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 17V671000; Oct. 24, 2017

The disconnected linkage may cause the vehicle to not move forward or backward as selected by the driver with the shift lever. Additionally, despite selecting 'park', if the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2017 Ford F-150
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
Recall Summary: Ford motor company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 f-150 vehicles equipped with ten-speed transmissions. The pin that attaches the transmission shift linkage to the transmission may come out, preventing the transmission from responding to movement of the shift lever. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 17V669000; Oct. 23, 2017

Unidentified or unintended gear selection may cause the vehicle to move in a way that was not intended by the driver, increasing the risk of crash or injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 2018 Ford F-150
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
Recall Summary: Ford motor company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 f-150 vehicles equipped with a 3. 3l engine, a 6-speed transmission and a column mounted shift lever. Quickly moving the shift lever from park to drive may cause a loss of gear indication on the instrument cluster display and a momentary selection ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 17V652000; Oct. 16, 2017

A door that opens while driving can increase the risk of injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 2015 Ford F-150, 2016 Ford F-150, 2017 Ford F-150, 2017 Ford F-250 Sd, 2017 Ford F-350 Sd, 2017 Ford F-450 Sd, 2017 Ford F-550 Sd
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Recall Summary: Ford motor company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Ford f-150, and 2017 f-250, f-350, f-450, and f-550 super duty trucks. The doors on these vehicles may have a bent or kinked actuation cable or the door latches may freeze after water gets into the latch.... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of Ford F-150 Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Feb. 11, 2019   Power Train:automatic Transmission 1,263,051
Dec. 18, 2018   Engine 410,289
Aug. 31, 2018   Structure:body:roof And Pillars 1,619,112
Apr. 4, 2018   Power Train:automatic Transmission 142
Apr. 4, 2018   Power Train:automatic Transmission 292,909
Nov. 29, 2017   Seats 177,264
Oct. 24, 2017   Power Train:automatic Transmission:lever And Linkage:column Shift 11,783
Oct. 23, 2017   Power Train:automatic Transmission:control Module (tcm, Pcm) 12,429
Oct. 23, 2017   Engine 22
Oct. 16, 2017   Latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch 1,101,107
Sep. 25, 2017   Seat Belts:front:anchorage 504
Sep. 25, 2017   Structure:body:roof And Pillars 39
Aug. 28, 2017   Air Bags:passenger Side Frontal 650
Aug. 28, 2017   Seat Belts:rear 117,423
Jul. 25, 2017   Seat Belt 94,605
May. 22, 2017   Structure:body:door 14,410
May. 22, 2017   Seats 2,204
Jan. 24, 2017   Power Train:automatic Transmission:gear Position Indication (prndl) 6,792
Jun. 28, 2016   Seats:front Assembly:recliner 5,280
May. 24, 2016   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:fluid 225,012
Apr. 27, 2016   Power Train:automatic Transmission 153,581
Feb. 25, 2016   Air Bags: Occupant Classification System - Ocs (front Passenger) 2,894
Dec. 22, 2015   Seat Belts:front:anchorage 2,590
Sep. 30, 2015   Forward Collision Avoidance: Adaptive Cruise Control 33,481
May. 12, 2015   Steering 8,963
Apr. 28, 2015   Structure: Frame And Members:underbody Shields 73
Nov. 7, 2014   Seats 113,418
Nov. 5, 2014   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:pedals And Linkages 618
Jun. 12, 2014   Steering:electric Power Assist System 4,647
May. 3, 2012   Power Train:automatic Transmission:control Module (tcm, Pcm) 10,500
May. 3, 2012   Air Bags:frontal:sensor/control Module 101
Dec. 8, 2011   Power Train:automatic Transmission 16,091
Jul. 29, 2011   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly:mounting 1,100,000
Feb. 24, 2011   Electrical System: Software 8,022
Feb. 23, 2011   Air Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module 1,325,000
Feb. 1, 2011   Structure:body:door 280,946
Dec. 29, 2010   Structure:body 14,737
May. 5, 2009   Exterior Lighting:brake Lights:switch 8,735
Oct. 8, 2008   Engine And Engine Cooling 213
May. 7, 2008   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:power Assist:vacuum:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 605,684
Feb. 4, 2008   Vehicle Speed Control:cruise Control 225,000
Aug. 3, 2007   Vehicle Speed Control 3,600,000
Jun. 28, 2007   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly 203
Mar. 6, 2007   Vehicle Speed Control 155,584
Feb. 6, 2006   Interior Lighting 211,432
Nov. 9, 2005   Visibility:windshield Wiper/washer:motor 199,942
Sep. 7, 2005   Vehicle Speed Control 4,500,000
Jan. 27, 2005   Vehicle Speed Control:cruise Control 738,490
Sep. 13, 2004   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly:mounting 1,689
Apr. 26, 2004   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly 371
Sep. 22, 2003   Steering:gear Box:shaft Pitman 300
May. 27, 2003   Steering:gear Box:shaft Sector 171,446
Jan. 8, 2002   Equipment:other:labels 393
Aug. 8, 2001   Visibility:windshield Wiper/washer:motor 1,083,000
Jul. 16, 2001   Seat Belts:front:buckle Assembly 1,400,000
Mar. 23, 2001   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 670
Mar. 12, 2001   Air Bags:frontal 268
Dec. 29, 2000   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly 275,000
Nov. 28, 2000   Equipment:other:owners/service/other Manual 495,000
Oct. 30, 2000   Seat Belts:front:retractor 830
Sep. 21, 2000   Equipment:other:labels 4,500
Aug. 18, 2000   Seat Belt 144,435
Aug. 17, 2000   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 670,509
Jun. 19, 2000   Exterior Lighting 20,637
Mar. 1, 1999   Equipment:other:labels 32,240
Aug. 24, 1998   Vehicle Speed Control:cables 1,500
Aug. 19, 1998   Fuel System, Gasoline:fuel Injection System 1,700
Jul. 15, 1998   Suspension:rear:springs:leaf Spring Assembly 202,000
May. 13, 1998   Wheels:lugs/nuts/bolts 1,520,000
Jan. 21, 1998   Vehicle Speed Control:accelerator Pedal 45,000
Oct. 7, 1997   Power Train:automatic Transmission:gear Position Indication (prndl) 866,000
Sep. 9, 1997   Power Train:automatic Transmission 15,500
Dec. 27, 1996   Seat Belts:front:anchorage 133,000
Dec. 18, 1996   Vehicle Speed Control 22,000
Sep. 25, 1996   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:master Cylinder 1,200
Aug. 29, 1996   Equipment:other:labels 134,770
Apr. 25, 1996   Electrical System:ignition 7,900,000
Apr. 16, 1996   Seats 31,000
Sep. 7, 1994   Parking Brake:conventional 835,791
Jan. 2, 1994   Structure:body:bumpers 370,000
Nov. 10, 1993   Air Bag 3,322
Sep. 24, 1993   Air Bag 1,500
Aug. 2, 1993   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly 1,131,000
May. 17, 1993   Power Train:transfer Case (4-wheel Drive) 1,389
Apr. 27, 1993   Steering:wheel And Handle Bar 2,419
Jan. 14, 1992   Structure:body:door 190,000


Table 2. Recall Statistics of Ford F-150 Model Years
Model# Recalls
2019 Ford F-150 1
2018 Ford F-150 7
2017 Ford F-150 11
2016 Ford F-150 8
2015 Ford F-150 9
2014 Ford F-150 5
2013 Ford F-150 2
2012 Ford F-150 4
2011 Ford F-150 6
2010 Ford F-150 1
2009 Ford F-150 2
2008 Ford F-150 1
2007 Ford F-150 2
2006 Ford F-150 4
2005 Ford F-150 3
2004 Ford F-150 5
2003 Ford F-150 4
2002 Ford F-150 2
2001 Ford F-150 8
2000 Ford F-150 6
1999 Ford F-150 7
1998 Ford F-150 8
1997 Ford F-150 14
1996 Ford F-150 2
1995 Ford F-150 2
1994 Ford F-150 6
1993 Ford F-150 7
1992 Ford F-150 3
1991 Ford F-150 3