DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. said Monday that it's recalling nearly 88,000 2021 model year F-Series pickups with improperly bonded windshields that could come off in the event of a crash. Ford says 6,986 of those recalled trucks are in Canada
The notice covers F-150 pickups built at the Dearborn Truck Plant from Oct. 27, 2020, to Feb. 3, 2021, as well as Super Duty pickups built at the Kentucky Truck Plant from Oct. 13, 2020, to Jan. 23, 2021.
Together, the models make up the bulk of the best-selling pickup line in the country. The F-150 was redesigned for the 2021 model year.
Ford said there are 79,017 defective vehicles in the United States and 1,347 in Mexico. It is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to the defect.
The automaker said it would begin contacting owners the week of April 6.
SECOND SUPER DUTY RECALL
Ford on Monday also issued a recall for nearly 12,000 2020 model year Super Duty pickups with 6.7-litre engines that display incorrect payload information on the tire and loading information label. The automaker says 1,750 of those affected vehicles are in Canada
The vehicles were built at Kentucky Truck from May 13, 2019, to Sept. 19, 2020. Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to the issue.