Ford Recalls Recent Fiesta, Fusion, Lincoln MKZ For Door-Latch Issue

April 24, 2015
2014 Ford Fusion

2014 Ford Fusion

Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] is recalling about 390,000 vehicles from the 2012 through 2014 model years for an issue with the door latches.

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According to Ford, a “broken pawl spring tab” could either prevent the door from latching or allow the door to unlatch while the vehicle is moving.

The recall affects the 2012-2014 Ford Fiesta, 2013-2014 Ford Fusion, and 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ. In all, the effort covers 336,873 vehicles in the U.S., with the remainder in Canada and Mexico.

All of the vehicles with the potential issue are assembled in Ford’s Mexico plants—the Fiesta in Cuautitlán and the Fusion and MKZ in Hermosillo.

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Dealerships will replace all four door latches in affected models.


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