Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2012 FORD FOCUS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V149000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 12S29

Make: FORD

Model: FOCUS

Year: 2012

Component:
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20100801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20111018

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 140310

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20120521

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20120405

Date Added To File: 20120405

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Defect Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 FOCUS VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 1, 2010, THROUGH OCTOBER 18, 2011. A SEAL IN THE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR TO THE PASSENGER SIDE WIPER MOTOR MAY BE MISSING.

Consequence Summary:
WATER OR OTHER CONTAMINANTS MAY ACCUMULATE IN THE CONNECTOR, RESULTING IN AN INTERMITTENT OR INOPERATIVE PASSENGER SIDE WIPER MOTOR, REDUCING VISIBILITY AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND AS NECESSARY, CLEAN AND PROPERLY SEAL THE PASSENGER SIDE WIPER MOTOR CONNECTOR. ANY INOPERATIVE WIPER MOTORS WILL BE REPLACED. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 21, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.