One F-550 recalled over brake light issue

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You read the headline right. One 2018 F-550 has been recalled over a brake light issue but that lone recall is very important nonetheless.

Weis Fire & Safety recalled the four-wheel-drive crew cab over concerns that the brake lights may incorrectly illuminate, confuse other drivers and possibly increase the risk of a crash. Depending on the specific wiring of the vehicle, the brake lights may illuminate when the brake pedal has not been pressed.

Weis Fire & Safety has already notified the owner and replaced the brake lights free of charge. The recall began October 1, 2018. Contact Weis Fire & Safety customer service at 1-785-825-9526 for more information.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov. Refer to NHTSA campaign number 19V269000.