2013 Ford Focus ST Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    13V335000
    Recall Date
    08/01/2013
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    Summary

    FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012-2013 FOCUS BEV VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HIGH INTENSITY DISCHARGE (HID) HEADLIGHTS, MANUFACTURED SEPTEMBER 15, 2011, THROUGH MAY 6, 2013; AND MODEL YEAR 2013 FOCUS ST VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HIGH INTENSITY DISCHARGE (HID) HEADLIGHTS, MANUFACTURED FEBRUARY 16, 2012, THROUGH MAY 7, 2013. DUE TO A WIRING INCOMPATABILITY, THE FRONT SIDE MARKER LAMPS MAY NOT FUNCTION. THUS, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

    Consequence

    WITHOUT THE PROPER ILLUMINATION OF THE SIDE MAKER LAMPS, THE VEHICLE MAY BE LESS VISIBLE IN NIGHT TIME CONDITIONS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY WIRING, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 16, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332. FORD'S RECALL NUMBER IS 13C04.

  • Recall Number
    13V085000
    Recall Date
    03/07/2013
    Component
    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
    Summary

    FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 FOCUS AND C-MAX VEHICLES BUILT FROM NOVEMBER 16, 2012, THROUGH NOVEMBER 21, 2012; AND MODEL YEAR 2013 ESCAPE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 14, 2012, THROUGH NOVEMBER 21, 2012. THE LEFT REAR DOOR CHILD LOCK WAS BUILT INCORRECTLY. AS A RESULT, THE CHILD LOCK MAY NOT ENGAGE WHEN THE OPERATOR USES NORMAL FORCE TO ACTIVATE THE CHILD LOCK.

    Consequence

    THE OPERATOR MAY INCORRECTLY BELIEVE THE CHILD LOCK IS ENGAGED. HOWEVER, THE DOOR MAY BE OPENED FROM THE INSIDE, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO AN UNRESTRAINED CHILD.

    What Owners Should Do

    FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE AFFECTED REAR DOOR LATCHES, AND REPLACE THEM AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN MARCH 25, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

  • Recall Number
    12E035000
    Recall Date
    10/02/2012
    Component
    EQUIPMENT
    Summary

    THIS RECALL INVOLVES AFTERMARKET PARTS SOLD BY YAKIMA PRODUCTS, INC. FOR USE ON MODEL YEAR 2012 AND 2013 FORD FOCUS VEHICLES. THIS RECALL IS BEING CONDUCTED BY YAKIMA, NOT BY FORD. CERTAIN COMBINED Q-TOWER AND Q128 CLIP ROOFTOP RACK SYSTEMS, PART NUMBERS 8000124 AND 8000728, DO NOT FULLY CONTACT THE DOOR FRAME.

    Consequence

    WITHOUT PROPER CONTACT OF THE ROOFTOP RACK CLIP TO THE DOOR FRAME, THERE IS INSUFFICIENT CLAMPING PRESSURE AND FRICTION. THE SYSTEM MAY SLIDE OFF THE VEHICLE WHEN LOADED WITH ACCESSORIES, POSSIBLY BECOMING A ROAD HAZARD TO OTHER VEHICLES OR CAUSING INJURY TO PEDESTRIANS.

    What Owners Should Do

    YAKIMA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND YAKIMA OR A YAKIMA DEALER WILL REFUND THE PURCHASE OF THE Q-TOWER AND Q-128 CLIP SYSTEM. THERE IS NO REPLACEMENT SYSTEM AVAILABLE FOR THE 2012-2013 MODEL YEAR FORD FOCUS. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2012. ONLY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE VEHICLE RACK SYSTEM ARE AFFECTED. THIS RECALL IS BEING CONDUCTED BY YAKIMA, NOT FORD. OWNERS MAY CONTACT YAKIMA AT 1-888-925-4621.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.