Powertrain on Ford Focus Electric Vehicles May Overheat and Fracture

A fractured pinion shaft could cause a loss of power and transmission function

Powertrain on Ford Focus Electric Vehicles May Overheat and Fracture
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July 7, 2016

Ford has issued a recall of 865 model year 2015-2016 Ford Focus Electric vehicles due to an issue with the powertrain .

The transmission's differential pinion gear shaft may overheat and fracture.

A fractured pinion shaft could cause a loss of motive power and loss of the transmission park function, increasing the risk of a crash.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission differential assembly free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin on July 25, 2016.

For more information, owners may contact Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332.