2020 Ford Transit

December 16 2021 NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V978000
Driveshaft May Separate

Driveshaft separation can result in a loss of drive power, or unintended movement while parked if the parking brake is not engaged, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number 21V978000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 4548

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Transit vehicles equipped with All Wheel Drive (AWD). The bolts that attach the rear driveshaft to the transfer case may become lose or damaged, which can result in separation of the driveshaft from the transfer case.

Remedy

Dealers will inspect and replace the driveshaft bolts. If any loose bolts are found, the driveshaft, attachment hardware, transfer case flange kit, and seal will also be replaced.
Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 31, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21S54.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

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