Ford F-150 recall: More than 18,000 trucks recalled over issue with parking lights

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain new-model trucks due to a safety issue, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports.

That's because the parking lights may flicker when the headlights are activated, according to a Nov. 28 announcement released by the federal safety regulator.

In an online release, traffic safety administration officials said the problem can be resolved with a software update.

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Software update slated to correct issue

Owner notification letters are slated to be mailed Jan. 14. and dealers will update the "LED driver module software" at no cost.

Truck owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. The number for the recall is 23C36.

"Vehicles with high series headlamps previously recalled under recall number 22V-686 that received an incomplete remedy, or have not yet been repaired, will need to have the new remedy completed," NHTSA wrote in its release.

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Which model is affected?

The following models are affected: 2022 F-150 vehicles.

It includes those built in Dearborn, Michigan, where the company is headquartered, from March 11, 2022 through July 22, 2022 and those build in Kansas City from March 15, 2022 through July 23, 2022

Owners can contact NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236 or visit for more information.

Neysa Alund is a senior reporter for USA TODAY. Reach her at and follow her on X @nataliealund.

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