Recall List for the 2012 Ford F-450

Official recalls have been issued for the 2012 Ford F-450 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Ford service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Ford customer service.

  1. 2012 Ford F-450 EQUIPMENT NHTSA Campaign #14V498000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 13, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 3

    Summary: PJ's Truck Bodies & Equipment Co., (PJ's) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Ford F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty chassis modified by PJ's and equipped with certain Muncie Power Products PTO Assemblies. In the affected vehicles, oil may leak from the PTO pressure switch onto a thermal blanket covering the exhaust.

    Consequence: The leaking oil may soak into the thermal blanket covering the exhaust, which when combined with heat from exhaust, may result in an increased risk of fire.

    Actions: PJ's has notified owners and dealers will install a new pressure switch kit that moves the switch away from the exhaust system, free of charge. The recall began on August 28, 2014. Owners may contact PJ's customer service at 1-866-475-8782. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V498000 »

  2. 2012 Ford F-450 ENGINE NHTSA Campaign #13V535000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 30, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 2,951

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 F-350/450/550 Ambulance Package vehicles manufactured February 22, 2010, through October 19, 2012 and equipped with a 6.7L diesel engine. Due to an exhaust sensor problem, the vehicles may experience loss of power followed by an engine stall.

    Consequence: An unexpected engine stall increases the risk of a crash. Additionally, if this were to occur when the ambulance is transporting a patient, there is an increased risk of injury to the patient.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the exhaust gas temperature sensor, free of charge. The recall began on November 25, 2013. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S10. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V535000 »

  3. 2012 Ford F-450 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE NHTSA Campaign #13V380000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 23, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 37

    Summary: Manning Equipment Inc. LLC (Manning) is recalling certain model year 2012 Ford F-350, F-450 and F-550 gasoline engined dual rear wheel chassis vehicles manufactured October 2011 through June 2012. The tailpipe on the exhaust system does not extend out beyond the edge of the body, allowing heat to build up in rear curbside storage compartment.

    Consequence: Excessive heat build up in rear compartment could result in fire.

    Actions: Manning Equipment has notified owners, and dealers will install tailpipe extensions free of charge. The recall has already begun. Owners may contact Manning Equipment at 1-502-426-5210. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V380000 »

  4. 2012 Ford F-450 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NHTSA Campaign #11V582000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 08, 2011
    • Vehicles Affected: 16,091

    Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 2011 F-150 vehicles manufactured from September 9, 2011, through September 22, 2011, and model year 2012 F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 heavy duty vehicles manufactured from September 12, 2011, through September 22, 2011. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 114, ¿theft protection.¿ the transmission can be shifted out of the park position without pressing the brake pedal due to brake shift interlock switch problem.

    Consequence: This will allow the operator to inadvertently shift the vehicle into gear without the brake pedal being depressed, increasing the risk of a crash or injury to a nearby pedestrian.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake shift interlock switch function and replace the switch if necessary, free of charge. The safety recall began on December 22, 2011. Owners may contact the Ford Motor Company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V582000 »

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