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Recall 14V316000

Steering Control Lost While Driving

Recall Details

An incorrectly installed electronic power assist steering gear motor position sensor magnet can lead to total loss of steering control while driving. Dealers will replace the steering gear free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The vehicle may experience a total loss of steering control in the electronic steering system. This would cause loss of vehicle control.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your F150 must be performed by a Ford dealership. Ford began notifying known owners of affected vehicles in July, 2014. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 14S09.

Affected Cars

Suspension & Steering, June 12, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 12, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
4,647
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V316000
Component
STEERING
Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2014 Ford F-150 trucks manufactured May 26, 2014 to June 19, 2014, and equipped with Electronic Power Assist Steering (EPAS). The affected vehicles may have an incorrectly installed EPAS gear motor position sensor magnet that can lead to a total loss of steering control while driving.
Consequence
A loss of steering control while driving increases the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EPAS steering gear, free of charge. The recall began in July 2014. Note: Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until they have been remedied. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S09.
Notify
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.safercar.gov.
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