- Ford is recalling 382,759 SUVs because its backup camera could malfunction, causing images not to be displayed.
- Includes 2020-2023 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator and 2020–2022 Lincoln Corsair models.
- Ford says the issue affects the 360-degree camera system, not the standard rearview camera, and can cause an interruption that only displays a blue image on the Sync infotainment screen.
Ford has filed recall documents with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) about an issue with the video feed in its 360-degree rearview camera system. The issue affects the 2020–2022 Lincoln Corsair and 2020–2023 Lincoln Aviator and Ford Explorer. According to the recall reportthe problem can occur intermittently and cause a blank blue screen.
The majority of affected vehicles (279,700) are Ford Explorers manufactured between October 19, 2018 and January 3, 2023.
Ford has reported 2115 warranty claims about the blue image on the rearview camera as of November 30, 2022 and said it was aware of 17 “minor accidents attributed to” blue screen issues but There were no reports of related injuries.
Ford said owners of the suspected vehicles will be notified starting February 20, and dealers will update the camera system’s image processing module software free of charge. In the meantime, owners of one of these SUVs can check out NHTSA withdraws website to see if their vehicle is included or for more details.