Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2000 FORD FOCUS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V303000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S31

Make: FORD

Model: FOCUS

Year: 2000

Component:
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19990305

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20000505

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 203700

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20001012

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20001012

Date Added To File: 20001024

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE REAR WHEEL HUB RETAINING NUTS CAN LOOSEN AND ALLOW THE LEFT REAR WHEEL AND BRAKE DRUM ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR WHEEL BEARINGS AND INSTALL A REAR WHEEL RETENTION CAP TO PREVENT LEFT REAR WHEEL SEPARATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 12, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.