Ford is issuing a safety recall on select 2011 to 2013 Ford F-150 vehicles with six-speed automatic transmissions, 2017 to 2019 Lincoln Continental vehicles, and select 2019 Ford Mustang, Lincoln Nautilus and Lincoln Navigator vehicles.
Regarding the 2011-2013 Ford F-150’s, Ford says ""Depending on vehicle speed, a downshift to first gear without warning could result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.” Ford is aware of five reports of accidents, including one report of “whiplash” potentially related to this condition. The recall affects approximately 1.48 million vehicles, including approximately 1.26 million in the United States. Dealers will update the powertrain control module software in the affected vehicles. The Ford reference number for this recall is 19S07. More information can be had here.