2021 Ford Bronco® SUV Safety Recall

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Recall Reference Number: 22S77

The safety of you and your passengers is key to every vehicle we build. That is why we’ve issued a recall for some 2021 Bronco® SUV models after an inspection identified improperly secured side crash sensors. Affected owners and lessees will be notified, and you can also check to see if your Bronco is included by entering your VIN here.

If your vehicle is affected, you will be notified by mail to take it to a Ford Dealer or Lincoln Retailer to have the side impact sensor attachments inspected and repaired. Your dealer may even be able to send a mobile technician to inspect and service your Bronco SUV where you are and at your convenience. Participating dealers even allow you to book an appointment online, in your FordPass® App., or contact your local Ford Dealer.

Keeping drivers and passengers safe is a great concern for us at Ford. For questions or concerns about the Bronco safety recall 22S77, please call us at 1-866-436-7332. A Ford Recall team member will be happy to assist you.

As always, thank you for being a Ford Owner.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the issue tied to this recall?

Some side impact sensors may have been improperly installed at our manufacturing facility, which could cause the affected airbags to unintentionally deploy or not deploy when intended.

What is the cause of the issue?

Manufacturing facility personnel identified certain vehicles that required secondary checks for an improper side impact sensor installation. While the issue was properly detected, inspection and repair instructions may have been misunderstood and the side impact sensor mounting assembly may not have been inspected or repaired.

What is the expected repair?

Owners will be notified by mail and asked to take their vehicle to a Ford Dealer or Lincoln Retailer to have the side impact sensor attachments inspected and repaired.

How did Ford discover this issue?

One of our dealer’s discovered this issue on a customer’s vehicle during an unrelated service visit.

Are there any open investigations on this specific issue?

No.

How many vehicles are affected in this recall, and where are they?

1,226 vehicles are impacted by this recall in the U.S. and U.S. Federal Territories.

When will dealers be notified about the safety recall and the recommended fix?

Dealers were notified on December 15, 2022.

When will you notify customers?

Letters will begin mailing to customers on January 23, 2023.

Will there be a charge to customers?

There will be no charge for this service.

Are there any accidents or injuries related to this incident?

We’re not aware of any field reports, accidents or injuries pertaining to this issue.

What is the reference number for this recall?

The reference number is 22S77.

 

RETAIL OWNERS: If you have questions or concerns, please contact our Ford Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332 or visit ford.com/support.

FLEET OWNERS: If you have questions or concerns, please contact our Ford Pro Contact Center at 1-800-34-FLEET, choose Option #1, and one of our representatives will be happy to assist you. You can also contact us at fleet.ford.com. Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET.

HEARING IMPAIRED: Dial 1-800-232-5952 (TDD). Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET.