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Ford recalls 140,000 new Focus models over wiper concern

by Chris Shunk (RSS feed) on Apr 8th, 2012 at 12:01PM

The National Highway Traffic Safety Association has announced on its website that Ford is recalling 140,000 Focus models built between August 1, 2010 and October 18, 2011. The defect in question is a seal in the wiring harness connector to the passenger side wiper motor that may be missing. If the seal is AWOL, water can build up in the connector, which could over time render the passenger-side wiper useless. And if that happens, visibility could of course be altered, resulting in a higher probability of a crash. To fix the issue, affected Focus owners need to take their vehicles to a... Read More

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