Ford Motor Company is recalling 1,263,051 model year 2011-2013 F-150 trucks equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The transmission may unexpectedly downshift into first gear, regardless of vehicle speed.
Unexpectedly downshifting into first gear may result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 4, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 19S07.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153).