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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,259 miles

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2014 Ford Fiesta Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #23

Jan 132017

Fiesta

  • 47,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Front pass.door latch that keeps door closed broke while it was stationary.there is a recall on this model except month mine was built.mine was built in 6/2013 and recall effects model thru 05/2013.my concern is I've read these doors can come open while in motion.I have kids in my car all the time

- Winnsboro, TX, USA

problem #22

Jan 092017

Fiesta

  • 40,134 miles
Upon parking the vehicle and opening the door using the outside handle, the door latch on the front passenger door failed. The door would no longer remain closed. I needed to hold the door closed while driving to a dealership for repair, as it wanted to swing open (especially during left turns).

- Mesa, AZ, USA

problem #21

Dec 142016

Fiesta

  • 40,050 miles
Moisture can enter the HVAC system and freeze during cold temp causing the blower motor to freeze, leaving it inoperable. The vehicle was parked overnight on a cold night. Windows will not defrost during cold temps resulting in a safety issue.

- Columbia Station, OH, USA

problem #20

Dec 042016

Fiesta

  • 21,015 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Passenger door came open going down the road and will not stay closed

- Gibsonton, FL, USA

problem #19

Nov 132016

Fiesta

  • 25,000 miles
The door stopped closing. Door latch appears to have broken. Vehicle was stationary.

- Christiansted, VI, USA

problem #18

Oct 312016

Fiesta

  • 44,136 miles
Passenger door latch failed and car door flew open as I was making a left turn on a street and door latch would no longer work.took my car to Ford and they said my car was not included in the recall even though other 2013 and 2014 Ford Fiesta's have had recalls for the same problem.I sent the recall I found and a picture of the numbers on the door latch that was removed. I have the email from the Ford service center and the receipt where they charged me to look at my car.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #17

Oct 262016

Fiesta

  • 61,713 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

On 10/26/16, we (4 of us) finished shopping and got back into my parked car my daughter exclaimed that the rear door behind the driver seat would not close. We tried numerous times to shut it, even peered into the latch area, but didn't see anything like the other doors. It was around 5:30 P.M. we had nothing to secure the door, so we moved my grandson's car seat to the middle and I sat in the back seat and held the door while my daughter drove us home slowly. The next morning I used a rope to hold the door while I drove to the Ford dealership and they fixed the latch for $344.40. I used my car payment to pay for the repairs and I was told my vehicle was not listed on the recall list. If this happens to all my other doors, it will add up $1377.76. I have a copy of the repair receipt. I can scan for you if needed.

- Mesa, AZ, USA

problem #16

Oct 202016

Fiesta

  • 56,000 miles
Vehicle was in motion when rear door swung open. Rear door is failing to close properly as the door latch won't hinge.

- Homeland, CA, USA

problem #15

Sep 152016

Fiesta

  • 80,000 miles
Front passenger door flew open while making a left turn at approximately 25 miles per hour. All doors were locked at the time. The door will no longer close properly. The incident nearly led to an accident and driver had to pull over to the side of the road to try and close the door. Apparently the current recall doesn't cover our specific 2014 Ford Fiesta even though many 2014 Fiestas are covered by the recall.

- Chico, CA, USA

problem #14

Jul 282016

Fiesta

  • 12,300 miles
Front & rear passenger side door no longer latch. I cannot drive the car. I am sure the drivers side door locks will fail soon. I am taking it to the dealership tomorrow 7/29/2016 ---. camelback Ford in phoenix Arizona. Luckily I noticed it when I got back from the supermarket today. The car is now parked in my yard. I will get it to the dealership tomorrow. My son tied the doors closed. I do not have to go on the freeway to get to camelback Ford.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #13

Jul 222016

Fiesta

  • 38,264 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Door latches for passenger front, and both back doors have failed. They have came open while driving, I had to tie the back passenger and front passenger together with the seat belt. The latches are made of plastic and are completely broken. I had young children riding in this vehicle at the time. I took to Ford on 7/22/2016, and they wanted 800+ to fix the latches even though there is an open recall on them. They also let me drive my vehicle away in this condition, knowing it is unsafe. I only have 38,264 miles on this vehicle.

- Henderson, NV, USA

problem #12

Jul 102016

Fiesta

  • 44,655 miles
Left rear passenger door came open while driving. Will not latch securely.

- Gilbert, AZ, USA

problem #11

Jul 092016

Fiesta

  • 62,188 miles
Passenger front door will not latch came open while driving and won't latch

- Surprise, AZ, USA

problem #10

Jun 202015

Fiesta

  • 30,000 miles
Rear passenger door swung open while making a right turn onto a residential street. Small box, about 3-5 pounds, in back seat bumped door while turning, causing it to swing open. Pulled over to close door, except latch would not "hook" door would not stay shut. I had to secure door inside car, through backseat, to tied door to keep shut.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #9

Jul 022016

Fiesta

  • 38,000 miles
Rear driver's side door swung open when I was mid-left turn on a city street. I immediately pulled over and attempted to close door. Latch does not seem to be working, door would not close/stay closed. Door had to be tied and bungee-corded shut inside the car (through backseat). Warning alert continues going off, letting me know rear door is still open.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #8

Mar 162016

Fiesta

  • 3 miles
My Ford Fiesta 2014 has a recall with the module valve. At present I took it into the shop 3 different times. 1) richmond highway 2/2014 2) 9/2015 and 3) 3/2016 at present my car has been in the shop for 10 weeks

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #7

Jun 152016

Fiesta

  • 42,500 miles
While driving the vehicle on an on-ramp (gradual right hand turn @ approx. 45 mph) the drivers door latch failed and the door opened. The VIN was not included in the recent recall of this same problem. Ford dealership wanted to charge over $600 to repair. They "secured funds" from some Ford safety program and we were only charged $50. Less than 2 months later the rear passenger door has done the same thing and I'm being told it still isn't a recall item...

- Waddell, AZ, USA

problem #6

Mar 012016

Fiesta

  • 38,000 miles
Back passanger door opened while driving and will not latch closed. Called Ford and even though there is a recall on this matter with my make model and year, my car is not included and they want over $500 to fix. On top of this my car tries to stall everytime I go to excelerate from a stop and also when it goes from 1st to 2nd gears. I was told when purchased that it was me not hitting the gas hard enough, however I do not find this is the case

- Carmichael, CA, USA

problem #5

May 012015

Fiesta

  • 1,000 miles
Inside door handles broke off

- San Bernardino, CA, USA

problem #4

Apr 012015

Fiesta

  • 1,000 miles
Inside door handles break off

- San Bernardino, CA, USA

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