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Old 07-15-2015, 08:14 PM   #1
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Door Won't Latch - complain to NHTSA to include Focus in recall.

My 2012 Titanium Hatchback driver's door latch failed, which seems to be such a common problem with Fiestas, and Fusions they've been recalled due to a NHTSA safety request.

LINK TO RECALL HERE

My dealer said Focus door latches are not included in the recall.

Luckily, it happened while they had the car in the service bay, so they said they will fix it for free.

Anyway, I urge anyone who has a door latch failure to report the problem to the NHTSA so the Focus will be included in the recall:

FILE COMPLAINT HERE

We shouldn't get stuck paying for defective door latch repairs.

On a side note, apparently it's not covered under my $1,110.00 PremiumCARE extended warranty either even though the warranty lists "Lock Lever Assembly", and "Lock Lever Retainers, Clips, and Brackets" as covered items in the Safety category.

Should be PremiumDON'TCARE.



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