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 2014 Ford Focus Electric, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Electric powertrain propulsion failure

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE13031

    Component(s): Electrical System: Battery: Propulsion System

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: Door Latch Failure

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE16001

    Component(s): Latches/Locks/Linkages

    Summary: There is no summary currently available