F-150® Trucks (2021-2023) Rear Wiring Harness Safety Recall
Recall Reference Number: 23S35
Keeping Ford drivers and passengers safe is our most important job and making sure you’re comfortable driving your vehicle is our top priority. That is why we are issuing a safety recall for 2021-2023 F-150® trucks that have a single exhaust system.
In affected trucks, the rear axle wiring harness bundle may rub against the rear axle housing, causing inadvertent application of the parking brake, and/or issues with the rear wheel speed sensors and electronic locking rear differential. This may lead to a loss of control of the vehicle and increase the risk of a crash.
These vehicles need to be inspected and repaired if damaged.
Owners with affected trucks will be contacted directly starting September 11. You can also confirm your recall status by entering your VIN here.
If you have any questions or concerns about this F-150 safety recall, please call 1-866-436-7332 and reference 23S35. A Ford Recall team member will be happy to assist you.
Thank you for being a Ford owner.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the issue tied to this recall?
F-150 trucks built between January 8, 2020 and February 25, 2023 may have a rear axle wiring harness bundle that wears against the rear axle housing. This may affect the way the electric park brake, rear wheel speed sensors and electronic locking rear differential function. Damaged electric parking brake wiring may lead to inadvertent application of the parking brake while driving. This may cause a loss of control of the vehicle and increase the risk of a crash.
What is the expected repair?
Owners will be notified by mail and instructed to take their vehicle to a Ford Dealer or Lincoln Retailer to have the rear axle wiring harness inspected. If the abrasion tape covering the wire bundle shows wear, the harness will be replaced with a new one. If the abrasion tape is unaffected, the dealer will follow the repair procedure with tie strap and tape wrap.
Which vehicles are affected by this recall?
2021-2023 model year F-150 trucks with a single exhaust system built between January 8, 2020 and February 25, 2023.
Is there a warning sign that customers should be aware of?
Yes. A warning light or message should appear for parking brake, ABS, or electronic rear locking differential if the customer begins experiencing this issue. If a warning light or message is present, the customer should contact a local Ford Dealer for repair.
Is Ford aware of any accidents or injuries resulting from this condition?
When will you notify customers?
Ford will begin sending letters to customers on September 11 and finish on September 15.
Will there be a charge to customers?
What is Ford's reference number for this recall?
The reference number is 23S35.
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.