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2008 Ford Focus
2 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2008 Ford Focus
Official recall notices have been issued for the 2008 Ford Focus by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Ford service shop immediately!
2008 Ford Focus EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #08E050000
Summary: K2 motor is recalling 1,921 aftermarket headlamps of various models sold for use on the above listed vehicles. These headlamps are missing the amber side reflex reflector which fails to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."
Consequence: Without the amber side reflex reflectors, the lighting visibility may be affected, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.
Actions: K2 motor will notify owners and offer a full refund. The recall began on decemeber 17, 2008. Owners may contact K2 motor at 1-909-839-2992. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08E050000 »
2008 Ford Focus AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE NHTSA Campaign #07V541000
Summary: Certain vehicles fail to conform to the requirements specified in Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 208, 'occupant crash protection.' The driver air bag module may not have been properly assembled.
Consequence: This condition may prevent the driver air bag from properly deploying and reduce occupant protection in the event of a crash.
Actions: Dealers will replace your driver air bag module free of charge. The recall began on November 20, 2007. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07V541000 »