2020 FORD F-550

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

2 Recalls for 2020 FORD F-550

Recall Date Component Summary
February 21, 2020 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 F-550 and 2021 E-350 and E-450 vehicles. The rear axle differential fluid may be below the minimum level, possibly resulting in a failure of the rear axle assembly and driveshaft separation.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear axle differential fluid level and adjust it, or replace the rear axle as necessary, free of charge. The recall began March 19, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 20S09.

August 28, 2019 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER | SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018-2020 F-150 and 2019-2020 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty pickup trucks, and 2018-2019 Ford Explorer, 2019-2020 Expedition, and 2020 Escape vehicles equipped with driver and/or passenger’s manual front seat back recliner mechanisms. Also included are certain 2020 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator vehicles equipped with rear outboard seats and manual seat back recliner mechanisms. The recliner mechanisms may be missing the third pawl required for seat back strength, resulting in a loose seat back. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 202, “Head Restraints” and 207, “Seating Systems.”

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and Ford and Lincoln dealers will inspect the seat structure and replace them, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began October 21, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 19C07.

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20 Service Alerts for 2020 FORD F-550

Date Description
October 7, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

Certain 2017 through 2020 Model Year F550 Equipped with Payload Plus Upgrade Package Frame Rail Crack REASON FOR THIS SUPPLEMENT â¿¢ Technical Instructions: Updated to clarify amount of use for Rotobroach cutter.â¿¢ Attachment V: Upd

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October 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Certain 2017 through 2020 Model Year F550 Equipped with Payload Plus Upgrade Package Frame Rail Crack REASON FOR THIS SUPPLEMENT â¿¢ Technical Instructions: Updated to clarify amount of use for Rotobroach cutter.â¿¢ Attachment V: Upd

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October 7, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Certain 2017 through 2020 Model Year F550 Equipped with Payload Plus Upgrade Package Frame Rail Crack REASON FOR THIS SUPPLEMENT â¿¢ Technical Instructions: Updated to clarify amount of use for Rotobroach cutter.â¿¢ Attachment V: Upd

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September 24, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

Certain 2017 through 2020 Model Year F550 Equipped with Payload Plus Upgrade Package ;Frame Rail Crack In some of the affected vehicles certain second unit body (SUB) upfits could cause stress points on the frame rail. Over time this stress

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July 13, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

All of the affected vehicles were built with front spring and front gross axle weight rating (FGAWR) below the customer expected value. The marketing Order Guide stated that on units equipped with Ambulance & Wrecker packages, customers wou

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July 13, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

All of the affected vehicles were built with front spring and front gross axle weight rating (FGAWR) below the customer expected value. The marketing Order Guide stated that on units equipped with Ambulance & Wrecker packages, customers wou

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July 13, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

All of the affected vehicles were built with front spring and front gross axle weight rating (FGAWR) below the customer expected value. The marketing Order Guide stated that on units equipped with Ambulance & Wrecker packages, customers wou

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May 18, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the te

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May 18, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the te

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May 18, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the te

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November 26, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2020 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 10R140 transmission built on or before 7-Nov-2020 may exhibit a ticking or scraping noise coming from the bellhousing. The noise may or may not go away while in PARK and/or NEUTRAL. This may b

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April 23, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

In some of the affected vehicles , a piston oil cooler bracket may have been damaged during engine assembly. A damaged piston oil cooler bracket may allow the piston oil cooler to detach. This can lead to low engine oil pressure and may res

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October 29, 2020 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the te

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October 29, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the te

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July 30, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020 F-Super Duty vehicles built on or before 26May-2020 equipped with a high mounted stoplamp camera, may exhibit various concerns such as poor image quality, flickering and/or intermittent blank screen. If a vehicle exhibits any of t

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July 30, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some 2020 F-Super Duty vehicles built on or before 26May-2020 equipped with a high mounted stoplamp camera, may exhibit various concerns such as poor image quality, flickering and/or intermittent blank screen. If a vehicle exhibits any of t

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July 30, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

Some 2020 F-Super Duty vehicles built on or before 26May-2020 equipped with a high mounted stoplamp camera, may exhibit various concerns such as poor image quality, flickering and/or intermittent blank screen. If a vehicle exhibits any of t

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August 9, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

Some 2010-2020 vehicles may exhibit distorted glass with a subtle orange peel pattern or streaking etched into the surface. This is caused by hydrofluoric acid which is used in some car wash solutions as a cleaning agent. Hydrofluoric acid

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August 9, 2019 132000 VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

Some 2010-2020 vehicles may exhibit distorted glass with a subtle orange peel pattern or streaking etched into the surface. This is caused by hydrofluoric acid which is used in some car wash solutions as a cleaning agent. Hydrofluoric acid

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August 14, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2013-2020 vehicles equipped with an EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function. To support the proper diagnosis of this compressor, the EVDC control valve tester has been provided

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