The Ford Fiesta specific to certain Canadian provinces on the 2012-2013 year model Fiesta. The Ford Fiesta has been at the center of a lawsuit over the transmissions used in some models.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the battery junction-box relay or fuses could corrode.
The hazards: corrosion could lead to the loss of low-beam headlamps and daytime running lights while driving, potentially increasing the risk of an accident.
Affected components: the battery junction box relay or fuses
Affected vehicles: the Ford Fiesta recall affects 2012-2013 Ford Fiesta cars built at the Cuautitlán Assembly Plant from June 25th, 2011, through April 27th, 2013 in Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Quebec.
Number of vehicles affected: the Ford Fiesta recall affects 13,564 vehicles in Canada.
The Fix: dealers will clean the battery junction box, install foam sealing to the cover, and replace any corroded fuses, terminals, or relays at no cost.
Owners should: contact their local dealership service department or Ford customer service for more details on the Ford recall.
- Ford Recall Number: 19S28
- Ford Customer Service: 1-800-392-3673
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov