RECALL Subject : Loss of Trailer Braking Function
Report Receipt Date: JAN 28, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V046000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 75
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 E-350 and E-450 vehicles manufactured November 3, 2014, to December 10, 2015 and equipped with a 6.8L engine and an optional trailer brake controller. The trailer braking system may fail, increasing the distance needed to stop the vehicle.
If the vehicle unexpectedly needs an extended braking distance, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module, free of charge. The recall began on February 15, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 16S01. Note: This recall supersedes 15V-710. Any vehicle previously repaired under 15V-710 will need to be repaired again.