Ford recalls over 600,000 vehicles for malfunctioning rearview camera

Ford is recalling 620,246 vehicles built in U.S. assembly plants between October and November 2019 and May to June 2020, due to an issue with a malfunctioning rearview camera. Affected vehicles were built from late 2019 to mid-2020 and include the Escape, Explorer, and Expedition SUVs; F-150, Ranger, and Super Duty pickups; and Edge, Mustang, and Transit. Lincoln Corsair, MKX, and Nautilus vehicles are also included in the list.

The malfunctioning rearview camera may leave a blank or distorted image, which has let the automaker to recall aforementioned vehicles, all sold for the 2020 model year. According to the recall notice posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website, the problem originates due to a poor electrical connection. Owners can check the NHTSA recall website to see if their vehicle is affected.

No accidents or injuries have been reported thus far.

Ford said it will replace the cameras and will start notifying dealers and customers on November 7.