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.

Power Train — Manual Transmission

Date Announced
NOV 28, 2018
Vehicles Affected
2,828
Ford Recall #
18S07
NHTSA Campaign #
18V845000
Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Ford Focus vehicles equipped with a 1.0L Fox GTDI engine and a 6-speed manual transmission. The clutch may fracture, resulting in damage to the transmission assembly and possibly a transmission fluid leak.
Actions
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update vehicles with software that detects and prevents prolonged clutch slip, and will replace the clutch, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began January 17, 2019. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S07. Note: This recall is an expansion of Recall 18V-169.