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Old 02-09-2017, 03:03 AM   #41
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Quick question I haven't received my letter but thinking outside the box I called my local dealership and they agreed to go on and due the recall but they told me that the driver side door is the only one that's on the recall, I was thinking it was all four doors. So anyone else run into that issue or not. Thanks.
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Quick question I haven't received my letter but thinking outside the box I called my local dealership and they agreed to go on and due the recall but they told me that the driver side door is the only one that's on the recall, I was thinking it was all four doors. So anyone else run into that issue or not. Thanks.
Who's your dealer? I'm in the KC area and would take my car in if I could get this addressed.
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Old 02-10-2017, 05:39 AM   #43
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I go to Blue Springs Ford.
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All Door Latch Replaced

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Old 02-17-2017, 06:58 PM   #45
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Quick question. Had my door latches replaced today and now the LED part of the tail lights won't turn off. Everything was fine before I had the recall done. Any ideas on how to fix it.
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I looked through the service procedure involved in replacing the latch. It is not pretty. Interior door trim, vapor barrier, window regulator, switch mechanism, door latch, a bunch of other stuff too - i seem to recall. Removing these things did not look easy. I know the average technician cannot perform this job flawlessly the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd time.

Do your research. Find a good dealer with a good repair history that pays its technicians well (this means they will be above average). This is what I plan to do if I ever have to get this recall done - and I don't plan to unless I have symptoms.

My dealer is 1 for 3 for repairs. I do everything myself now.
Eesh that looks like a mess. Do you know how much access to the door the technicians will/ need? I have my doors covered in sound-deadening material and I have to remove stuff before I can bring it in. Will I have to remove everything? I also replaced the speakers. Will I have to remove that as well?

I really don't want to undo and redo my doors...
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I would wait until the tech has done at least a dozen other latch recalls.
Why be the first test case?
Like any work, you want someone who has done it many times. Not the guy who has never done it.

I am going to wait. Since my door latch works fine.
Maybe in three to six months...
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I would wait until the tech has done at least a dozen other latch recalls.
Why be the first test case?
Like any work, you want someone who has done it many times. Not the guy who has never done it.

I am going to wait. Since my door latch works fine.
Maybe in three to six months...
Sage advice. No telling how many cars they will mangle in the learning process.

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they told me that the driver side door is the only one that's on the recall
The recall letter does not limit the risk of failure to the driver door so I believe the dealer who said it is only a problem with the driver door would need to show additional written documentation from Ford before I would believe that.
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I got a letter for the latches which said check the markings on the child lock to determine the next steps.

I had a look myself and it appeared nothing needed to be replaced.

Next I got the recall for the BCM update to implement a speed limit for the tailgate switch (manual trans only). When I took the car in for this, they replaced all the latches too, which I was somewhat surprised about!

Anyway... the retailer informed me all the open safety recalls are closed out for my VIN now.
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does this affect the hatch as well on the hatback (obviously) everynow and then when I press the release button inside or on remote or use th ebutton on the hatch it wont open unless I push in and then itll unlatch. also now and then when I start the car and go to drive off I get a message saying the hatch is open even though I never went in it.
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