Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited—Ford Focus - Front Drive Halfshafts Replacement
What are the defects?
It is possible that the front drive shafts fitted to affected vehicles may not meet specification and could fail during initial acceleration and take-off.
What are the hazards?
If the front drive shafts fail, it will cause loss of ability to accelerate from a standing start, posing an accident hazard to the driver and other road users.
What should consumers do?
Ford will write to all affected owners. Until the Safety Recall is completed it is recommended owners should avoid aggressive acceleration on take-off. Vehicles previously repaired under Program R1413 are not subject to this recall.
Owners are advised to contact their Ford dealership for inspection and rectification. For Further information, contact any authorised Ford dealer or Ford's Customer Relationship Centre on 1800 503 672
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