NHTSA says some 2021 F-150 owners should stop driving their trucks due to recall issue – .

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NHTSA says some 2021 F-150 owners should stop driving their trucks due to recall issue – .


And it looks like it’s no joke because the company and the NHTSA tell owners not to drive their pickup trucks until the required repairs have been made.The recall involves a total of 16,430 F-150s, but it is limited to Super Cab body models only, which were built in 2021 between January 2 and May 27.

So if you need reassurance, that means the Crew Cab and Regular Cab F-150 models are not affected by the recall and do not have the same issue.

According to Ford, the Super Cabs use a completely different set of seat belts than the non-recalled trucks, which is why the Super Cabs are being targeted.

Ford says the problem is with the front seat belt strap, which “may be misdirected.” As a result, the improperly routed strap can eventually cause the seat belt to malfunction and prevent passengers from remaining strapped in in the event of an accident.

This represents a very serious problem, and that is why Ford and the NHTSA are asking drivers to put their 2021 Super Cabs aside until the necessary repairs are completed.

If you believe your truck could be affected and subject to the recall, you will receive instructions in the mail on how to quickly assess seat belts to determine if they are defective. Ford says if the belts fail the suggested test, Ford and the NHTSA say owners “Should not drive his vehicle until the repair is done”.

The repair will eventually take place at your local Ford dealership.

Vehicle owners can visit NHTSA.gov/recalls and enter their 17-digit vehicle identification number for more information on this recall and to see if their F-150 is affected.

Ford and the NHTSA also encourage owners to call Ford at this number for more information on their specific situation and the specific vehicles affected by the problem: 866-436-7332.

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