Ford Motor mentioned Monday it would recall about 2,900 F-150 Lightnings as a result of a software program drawback might lead to a correct low tire strain warning not being offered.
The recall is the primary for the Ford electrical pickup truck. Ford mentioned the truck’s tire strain monitoring system gentle could not come on when anticipated. It could even be unable to supply an ample low tire strain warning as a result of the beneficial chilly tire inflation strain worth was incorrectly set to 35 psi as a substitute of the proper inflation strain of 42 psi.
The recall covers 2,666 US autos and 220 in Canada. There are not any accidents or accidents associated to the recall.
Ford mentioned low tire inflation strain might result in poor car dealing with and doable lack of car management, rising the chance of a crash. Sellers will replace the physique management module software program for non-delivered autos and clients who need rapid remediation, a repair that takes roughly 20 minutes.
Ford will even make the software program replace out there by way of an over-the-air replace in 30 days for all present clients.