Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2014 Ford F-150 trucks manufactured May 26, 2014 to June 19, 2014, and equipped with Electronic Power Assist Steering (EPAS). The affected vehicles may have an incorrectly installed EPAS gear motor position sensor magnet that can lead to a total loss of steering control while driving.
Ford's number for this recall: 14S09
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V316000
Component: gear motor position sensor magnet
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,629
A loss of steering control while driving increases the risk of a vehicle crash.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EPAS steering gear, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 7, 2014. Note: Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until they have been remedied. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673.
Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to Safercar.
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