2002 Ford Focus Recall | Certain Passenger Vehicles Have Loose Pinch Bolts That Secure The Lower Control

2002 Ford Focus Steering,linkages Recall | Nov 06, 2002

Certain Passenger Vehicles Have Loose Pinch Bolts That Secure The Lower Control Arm To The Steering Knuckle Have Been Reported.

Loose Pinch Bolts Could Exhibit Noise, Vibration And, In Extreme Cases If Left Uncorrected, Separation Of The Joint Or Fracture Of The Ball Joint Stud, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Steering Knuckle Pinch Bolt For Tightness And Correct As Necessary. Owner Notification Began February 10, 2003. Owners Who Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332.

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 Nov 06, 2002 for 2002 Ford Focus, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Steering,linkages problems.

2002 Ford Focus Recall | Certain Passenger Vehicles Equipped With Zetec Engines, Loose Or Broken Attachments

2002 Ford Focus Electrical System,battery,cables Recall | Nov 06, 2002

Certain Passenger Vehicles Equipped With Zetec Engines, Loose Or Broken Attachments And Misrouted Battery Cables Could Lead To Cable Insulation Damage.

This, In Turn, Could Cause The Battery Cables To Short Resulting In Heat Damage To The Cables. Besides Heat Damage, The “check Engine” Light May Illuminate, The Vehicle May Fail To Start, Or Smoke, Melting, Or Fire Could Also Occur.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Battery Cables For The Condition Of The Cable Insulation And Proper Tightening Of The Terminal Ends. As Necessary, Cables Will Be Rerouted, Retaining Clips Installed, And Damaged Battery Cables Replaced. Owner Notification Began February 10, 2003. Owners Who Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332.

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 Nov 06, 2002 for 2002 Ford Focus, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Electrical System,battery,cables problems.