2021 Ford F-150 recalled for loose windshield; F-Series payload overstated
Ford on Monday announced two recalls for its bestselling 2021 F-150 pickup truck and 2020-2021 Ford F-Series Super Duty truck lineup.
Redesigned for 2021, Ford F-150 models built in Dearborn from Oct. 27, 2020 to Feb. 3, 2021, are being recalled because the front windshields can come loose. The adhesive might not bond, and the windshield might not stay in place in a crash, Ford said. The issue also applies to 2020-2021 Ford Super Duty trucks built in Kentucky from Oct. 13, 2020 to Jan. 23, 2021.
The recall encompasses 79,017 trucks sold in the U.S., 6,986 in Canada, and 1,347 in Mexico. Ford was not aware of any crashes or injuries related to the issue and said dealers will remove and reinstall the windshield free of charge to owners. The reference number is 21C06, and owners can visit Ford’s recall page and enter their VIN to check on the status of their vehicle.
Ford announced another action affecting the 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty
The overstated payload could lead to owners maximizing that weight and increasing stopping distance, which could increase the risk of a crash. Nearly 11,000 Super Duty trucks were recalled in North America. Ford’s recall number is 21S06.