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Ford Fiesta Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 5 Ford Fiesta recalls between 2011 and 2016. Learn if your Ford Fiesta is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 27, 2017

The cylinder head on the 1.6 Liter GTDI engines may crack and leak oil if it overheats, due to being low on engine coolant. This could cause a fire hazard.

Recall repairs on your Ford must be performed by a Ford dealership. Ford notified known owners of affected vehicles beginning in April, 2017. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 17S09.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 27, 2017

The door latches on the vehicle may fail due to a component within the latch breaking. This would make the doors difficult to latch and possibly lead occupants to believe a door is securely closed when it is not. This would increase risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Ford must be performed by a Ford dealership. Ford notified known owners of affected vehicles beginning in May, 2017. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 24, 2015

The doors may be difficult to latch, and the latches may not fully secure the doors in the closed position. This could allow a door to open while the vehicle is in motion.

Ford will notify owners of affected vehicles in June, 2015.  If you are experiencing difficulty closing your doors, or wish to inquire if your vehicle is involved in this recall, you may contact your dealership. The dealership may ask for your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), so please have that on hand when you contact them. The dealers will replace all four door latches free of charge.  The Ford recall number is 15S16.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 2, 2014

The fuel tank may leak due to a manufacturing error.

Ford notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Ford recall number is 14S12.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 5, 2012

The passenger side curtain air bag will not deploy in the event of a side impact collision when the front passenger seat is empty. Although this is how it was designed, Ford will be reprogramming the air bag system computer to allow the side curtain to deploy whether the passenger front seat is occupied or not. 

As of this writing, Ford has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.