1. 2015 Ford Focus Electric POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT NHTSA Campaign #16V479000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 28, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 865

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Ford Focus Electric vehicles manufactured August 20, 2015, through April 13, 2016. The transmission's differential pinion gear shaft may overheat and fracture.

    Consequence: A fractured pinion shaft could cause a loss of motive power and loss of the transmission park function, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission differential assembly, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Ford mailed interim notices to owners on July 28, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S28. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V479000 »