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2015 Ford Focus Reliability Ratings

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2015 Ford Focus Recalls

There have been 5 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE Recall Date: 10/21/2018
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2012-2018 Ford Focus vehicles with a 2.0L GDI or 2.0L GTDI engine. The Canister Purge Valve (CPV) may malfunction, possibly causing excessive vacuum in fuel vapor management system.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 1282596
  • Consequence: The excessive vaccuum may result in an engine stall while driving, without warning and without the ability to restart the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the Powertrain Control Module. Dealers will also check for fault codes and replace the CPV as needed. If the CPV is replaced, dealers will inspect and replace the carbon canister, fuel tank and fuel delivery module as necessary. An interim owner notification letter was mailed December 10, 2018. Owners will receive a second notification when the remedy is available. Owners may contact Ford Customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S32. Note: Until the vehicle is serviced for this concern, owners are advised to keep the fuel tank at least halfway full.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 31, 2010 to FEB 01, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 18S32
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V735000
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION Recall Date: 03/11/2018
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Ford Fusion vehicles equipped with a 1.6L GTDI engine and 6-speed manual transmission and 2015-2016 Ford Focus vehicles equipped with a 1.0L GTDI engine and 6-speed manual transmission. Also included are four 2017 Ford Focus vehicles that had clutch replacements with potentially affected parts. The clutch may fracture, resulting in damage to the transmission assembly and possibly a transmission fluid leak.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 5361
  • Consequence: 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.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the Focus vehicles with software that detects and prevents prolonged clutch slip, and will replace the clutch, as necessary, free of charge. Owners of Fusion vehicles will have their clutch assembly replaced free of charge. The recall began August 3, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S07.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 20, 2014 to JUN 29, 2016
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 18S07
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V169000
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE Recall Date: 09/27/2016
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2017 Ford Focus hatchback vehicles manufactured February 14, 2012, to August 26, 2016 and equipped with a manual transmission. The hatchback of the affected vehicles may be unlatched with a single press of the interior latch release button. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 206, "Door Locks and Door Retention Components."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 64038
  • Consequence: With only a single press needed, the driver may accidently unlatch the hatchback, increasing the risk of injury to any unsecured passengers in the back.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the Body Control Module with updated software, free of charge. The recall began February 10, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16C13.
  • Dates of Manufacture: FEB 13, 2012 to AUG 25, 2016
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 16C13
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V698000
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH Recall Date: 09/05/2016
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 Ford Focus, 2013-2015 Ford Escape and Ford C-MAX, 2015 Lincoln MKC and Ford Mustang, and 2014-2016 Ford Transit Connect vehicles. A component within the door latches may break, preventing the doors from latching and/or leading the driver or a passenger to believe a door is securely closed when, in fact, it is not.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 2046297
  • Consequence: A door that is not securely latched could open while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the door latches with an improved part, free of charge. The recall began on January 27, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S30.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 31, 2010 to JAN 30, 2015
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 16S30
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V643000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION Recall Date: 07/07/2015
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured April 1, 2014, to June 12, 2015, Ford Focus vehicles manufactured June 17, 2014, to June 12, 2015, and Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured April 22, 2014, to June 12, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the engine may continue to run after the key or the START/STOP engine button is turned to off. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 374781
  • Consequence: If the engine does not turn off as expected, someone could move the transmission shifter out of park and the vehicle may move unintentionally, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the body control module software, free of charge. The recall began on July 27, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15C06.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUN 16, 2014 to JUN 11, 2015
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 15C06
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V436000

2015 Ford Focus Warranty

Ford covers the 2015 Focus with a three-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

Warranty information last updated: 3/18/19

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