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2011 Ford Fiesta Recalls

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Most Recent 2011 Ford Fiesta Recall

On October 5, 2012, Ford recalled 154,604 Ford Fiesta. Ford is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 fiesta vehicles, manufactured from november 3, 2009 through september 21, 2012. the vehicles fail to comply with federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) no. 208, "occupant crash protection." 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 the side curtain air bag system was designed to suppress the side curtain air bag under this scenario, that information is not explained in the owner's guide for these vehicles as required by fmvss no.208.
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2011 Ford Fiesta Recall Details

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.