Ford is recalling 3,976 MY2015 Super Duty trucks over transmission issue

Article by Christian A., on May 7, 2014

Ford Motor Co. has issued a recall of nearly 4,000 commercial versions of its F-Series full-sized pickups (model year 2015) due to the possibility that these Super Duty could slip into reverse and cause a crash.

According to Ford and documents filed with the United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the carmaker is recalling 3,976 2015MY F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 Super Duty trucks equipped with 6.2-liter gasoline or 6.7-liter diesel engines paired to 6R140 gearboxes as a transmission control software error could make the pickups to engage reverse for 1 1/2 seconds when the driver believes he or she is shifting from park to drive.

The recall may commence early this month, according to NHTSA documents. All recalled commercial pickups save for three were in the United States, the NHTSA documents show. A Ford spokeswoman remarked that no accidents or injuries have been reported linked to the issue.

NHTSA documents show that the issue was discovered on March 26, 2014 at the Ford’s Kentucky truck assembly plant. Ford will notify owners of the recall with dealers tasked to update the software free of charge, according to NHTSA documents.

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