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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
110,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2012 Ford Fiesta lights problems

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2012 Ford Fiesta Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 032022


  • 140,000 miles


The contact owns a 2012 Ford Fiesta. The contact stated that after starting the vehicle, the headlights failed to illuminate. The contact stated that later while driving, they then illuminated independently. No warning lights were illuminated. The failure became recurrent and the low beam headlights no longer illuminated and only the high beam headlights illuminated. The vehicle had not yet been taken to an independent mechanic or dealer for diagnosis or repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and informed that the diagnosis and repairs were the contact's responsibility and he was advised to file a complaint with the NHTSA Hotline. The approximate failure mileage was 140,000.

- Nitro, WV, USA

problem #2

Jan 252021


  • 40,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Ford Fiesta. The contact stated while driving, the low beam headlights became inoperable, without warning. The low beam relay had seized and was unable to be changed due to corrosion. The local dealer was not contacted. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure mileage was 40,000. The VIN was not available.

- Billerica, MA, USA

problem #1

Dec 272019


  • 150,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Ford Fiesta. The contact stated while driving at approximately 30 mph, the vehicles headlights suddenly failed. As a result, the vehicle high beams were activated to view the roadway. The vehicle was taken to (hawk Ford located at 2525 E main St, St. Charles, il 60174) to be diagnosed. The diagnosis was the battery junction box failed; the vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 150,000.

- Paltine, IL, USA

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