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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 13V523000
Mfg's Report Date: OCT 29, 2013
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2456


Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Focus Electric vehicles manufactured September 15, 2011, through August 23, 2013. In the affected vehicles, a powertrain control module software problem may result in a stall-like condition.

Consequence:
An unexpected loss of power while driving increases the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the power control module, free of charge. The recall beganon November 22, 2013. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S09. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332.

Dates of Manufacture:
SEP 14, 2011 to AUG 22, 2013

Manufacturer Recall Number:
13S09 **********************************
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 13V335000
Mfg's Report Date: AUG 01, 2013
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 6,308


Summary:
Ford is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Focus BEV vehicles equipped with High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights, manufactured September 15, 2011, through May 6, 2013; and model year 2013 Focus ST vehicles equipped with High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights, manufactured February 16, 2012, through May 7, 2013. Due to a wiring incompatability, the front side marker lamps may not function. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence:
Without the proper illumination of the side maker lamps, the vehicle may be less visible in night time conditions, increasing the risk of a crash

Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will modify the headlamp assembly wiring, free of charge. The recall began on August 16, 2013. Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall number is 13C04.

Notes:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov. **********************************
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 13V475000
Mfg's Report Date: OCT 17, 2013
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 23,000


Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Focus Electric vehicles and 2013 C-Max vehicles equipped with the Intelligent Access Push Button Start System. In the affected vehicles, there is no audible chime when the vehicle is operational and the driver's door is opened. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 114, "Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention."

Consequence:
Without an audible door chime, a vehicle owner may open the door and exit the vehicle without being reminded that the vehicle is still operational, leaving the vehicle susceptible to theft.

Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the door chime, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin at the end of October 2013. Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall number is 13C07

Notes:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.
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