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Certain 2013 Ford models are being recalled because the child lock for the left rear door may not function as expected. As a result, the door could open unexpectedly, increasing the risk of injury.
Owners of affected vehicles will be notified beginning March 25, 2013. If the left rear door latch is not functioning correctly, or you don't received recall notification and you feel you should have, please contact your Ford dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Ford recall number is 13S02.
The left rear door lock assembly was not manufactured correctly and as a result, the child lock may not engage properly. When the child lock is not engaged, the door can be opened from the inside, increasing the risk of injury to an unrestrained child. Dealers will inspect the the left rear door latch and replace it as necessary.