2000 Ford Focus Recall | Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. Certain Vehicles Fail To Comply

2000 Ford Focus Recall | Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. Certain Vehicles Fail To Comply
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2000 Ford Focus Structure,frame And Members Recall | Aug 11, 2000

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. Certain Vehicles Fail To Comply With Requirements Of Fmvss No. 201, “occupant Protection In Interior Impact.” The Resultant Hic(d) Value At One Target Location Ap1, Located On The Trim Panel At The Juncture Of The A-pillar And Roof Side Rail, May Be Greater Than Design Intent.

In The Event Of A Crash, An Occupant Contacting That Location May Not Be Provided The Interior Impact Protection Intended.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Remove The Left And Right Side B-pillar And A-pillar Trim Panels, Revise The Headliner Edge Near The Tops Of The A-pillars To Accept The New A-pillar Trim Panels With Their Energy Absorbing Tubes, And Install The New A-pillar And The Old B-pillar Trim Panels.

Owner Notification Will Be Phased.the First Mailing Will Be For The 3-door Sedan Vehicles And Began On November 30, 2000.the Second Phase Is For 4-door Sedan And Wagon Vehicles And Will Begin On December 29, 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. Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Aug 11, 2000 for 2000 Ford Focus, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Structure,frame And Members problems.

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