make and model information
RANGER and EVEREST
2021 - 2023
What are the defects?
Due to a software issue, under certain circumstances if the battery level drops below a critical threshold, the transmission may shift into Park when the vehicle is travelling at speeds below 6km/h. This may cause a sudden stop without the rear brake lamps illuminating as intended.
What are the hazards?
A sudden stop whilst driving at low speed and the rear brake lamps not illuminating as intended, could increase the potential risk of an accident, causing injury or death to vehicle occupants and other road users.
FORD MOTOR COMPANY OF AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
Who should owners/operators contact for more information?
Ford Customer Relationship Centre
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts is the responsible regulator for this recall.