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Recall 00V303000

Ford Recalls 2000 Focus Vehicles Due to Loose Rear Wheel Hub Nuts

Recall Details

Ford has recalled 2000 Focus vehicles because the hub nuts on the rear wheels may loosen and come off. This may cause the wheels to separate from the vehicle, which can cause a crash. Dealers will inspect the rear wheel bearings and install a rear wheel retention cap.

Affected Cars

Drive Train, October 12, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 12, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
203,700
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V303000
Component
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE REAR WHEEL HUB RETAINING NUTS CAN LOOSEN AND ALLOW THE LEFT REAR WHEEL AND BRAKE DRUM ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR WHEEL BEARINGS AND INSTALL A REAR WHEEL RETENTION CAP TO PREVENT LEFT REAR WHEEL SEPARATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 12, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Notify
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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