A potentially cracked bracked prompted a recall of  Ford Super Duty truck models.  - Photo: Ford Motor Co. 

A potentially cracked bracked prompted a recall of  Ford Super Duty truck models. 

Photo: Ford Motor Co. 

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling approximately 1,796 model-year 2021 Super Duty F-350 and F-450 vehicles equipped with a fifth wheel left-hand mounting bracket that may be cracked. 

A cracked mounting bracket could result in the fifth wheel detaching from the vehicle while towing, increasing the risk of a crash. 

Dealers will inspect the mounting bracket, and replace the bracket if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 21, 2021.

Ford's number for this recall is 21S23.

Owners may contact Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Vehicle Safety Hotline at (888) 327-4236.

Originally posted on Work Truck Online

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