The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2011 Ford Fiesta, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Door Latch Failure

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE14028

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: September 11, 2014
    • Date Closed: March 18, 2015
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Latches/Locks/Linkages
    Latches/Locks/Linkages:Doors:Latch

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: Door Latch Failure

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA15002

    Component(s): Latches/Locks/Linkages
    Latches/Locks/Linkages:Doors:Latch
    Structure:Body:Door

    Summary: There is no summary currently available