NHTSA Campaign Id 18V845000; Date: Nov. 28, 2018
a transmission fluid leak in the presence of an ignition source such as hot engine or exhaust components can increase the risk of a fire.
2016 Ford Focus; 2017 Ford Focus; 2018 Ford Focus
Component: Power Train:manual Transmission
Manufactured by: Ford Motor Company
Affected Units:: 2,828
ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2016-2018 ford focus vehicles equipped with a 1.0l fox gtdi engine and a 6-speed manual transmission. the clutch may fracture, resulting in damage to the transmission assembly and possibly a transmission fluid leak.
ford will notify owners, and dealers will update vehicles with software that detects and prevents prolonged clutch slip, and will replace the clutch, as necessary, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin january 7, 2019. owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 18s07. note: this recall is an expansion of recall 18v-169.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.Also see: