Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021-2022 Ford Bronco models over malfunctioning child safety locks.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the passenger-side rear door may be opened from inside of the vehicle when the child safety lock is in the “on” position.
The hazards: a malfunctioning child safety lock increases the risk of injury to a child occupant.
Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this issue.
Components: passenger-side child safety lock
Affected vehicles: select 2021-2022 Ford Bronco models produced at the Michigan Assembly plant from September 23rd, 2020 to April 11th, 2022.
Number of vehicles affected: 53,103
The fix: dealers will inspect the passenger-side child safety locks door child safety lock and latch, and replace them, if necessary, free of charge.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on July 25th, 2022. The Ford reference number for this recall is 22S44.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 21C24
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov