Recall List for the 2012 Ford F-150

Official recalls have been issued for the 2012 Ford F-150 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-150 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NHTSA Campaign #16V248000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 27, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 153,581

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Ford F-150 trucks, 2012 Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator, and Ford Mustang vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with an automatic transmission that may unexpectedly downshift to first gear, regardless of vehicle speed.

    Consequence: An unexpected downshift into first gear can cause the vehicle to slow down suddenly without warning and the rear tires may slide or lock, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module with updated software, free of charge. The recall began on September 19, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S19. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V248000 »

  2. 2012 Ford F-150 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM), EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #12V190000

    • Date Announced: MAY 03, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 10,500

    Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Ford F-150, 2012 Expedition and Lincoln Navigator, and 2012-2013 mustang vehicles, for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard nos. 102, "transmission shift lever sequence, starter interlock, and transmission braking effect" and 108 ┐lamps, reflective devices and associated equipment.┐ these vehicles may have a transmission range sensor (trs) that was calibrated out of specification for reverse gear.

    Consequence: If this condition exists, the transmission may not go into reverse or when the driver pushes the shift lever in the reverse ┐R┐ position and the vehicle's transmission does go in reverse, the ┐R┐ may not illuminate on the dashboard of the F-150, Expedition, or Navigator models and/or the backup lamp on the rear of the F-150, Expedition, Navigator, or mustang vehicles may not illuminate. These conditions increase the risk of a crash or a pedestrian being struck due to the vehicle's not signaling it is in reverse.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the trs as necessary, free of charge. The safety recall began on June 11, 2012. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V190000 »

  3. 2012 Ford F-150 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE NHTSA Campaign #12V198000

    • Date Announced: MAY 03, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 101

    Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 2012 F-150 vehicles manufactured from November 6, 2011, through November 15, 2011. Incorrect software for the occupant classification system module (ocsm) was installed on the vehicles either at the time of manufacturing or during the course of replacement of the module as part of a service repair. Under certain driving conditions, the ocsm may misclassify the passenger seat's occupant such that the passenger side airbag does not deploy when it should, does not deploy as intended, or deploys when it should not.

    Consequence: A failure to deploy, failure to deploy as intended, or a deployment when not intended, increases the risk of injury to the passenger side seat occupant.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ocsm free of charge. The safety recall began on May 21, 2012. 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 #12V198000 »

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