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Recall: No. 1 of 11
Recall Ref: R2000/109
Exact Model: 2000 Rear Wheel Drive
Build Date: 16th June 2000 to 18th September 2000 inclusive
Numbers: 5676
Defect: There is a possibility that the steering flexible coupling may not have been rivetted correctly. In the worst case detachment could occur.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and check and replace coupling if necessary.
Launch Date: 23 November 2000
Recall: No. 2 of 11
Recall Ref: R1996/096
Build Date: To be advised
Numbers: 1630
Defect: Should a battery vent tube be missing, the cold start relay housing is exposed to corrosion damage and subsequent acid ingress to the relay itself. This can result in short circuiting of the relay and lead to the starter self cranking. Should this occur, high levels of heat will be produced in the area of the battery.
Action: Recall the affected vehicles for the fitment of a protective cover to the cold start relay.
Launch Date: 09 January 1997
Recall: No. 3 of 11
Recall Ref: R/2004/196
Exact Model: Connect and Tourneo
Description: Side airbag wiring issue
Build Date:
Numbers: 19
Defect: The wiring for the side airbags within the electrical connector for the control module is reversed. In the event of an impact, which triggered the side airbag system, the incorrect side would be deployed.
Action: Subject vehicles to be recalled at which time the wiring fault will be corrected by establishing the terminals to their correct location within the connector.
Launch Date: 25 November 2004

Manufacturer contact details:
Ford Motor Company Ltd
Eagle Way, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3BW
020 3564 4444


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