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RECALL Subject : Loss of Motive Power from Pinion Gear Wear

Report Receipt Date: JUN 28, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V479000
Component(s): POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 865


Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

SUMMARY:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Ford Focus Electric vehicles manufactured August 20, 2015, through April 13, 2016. The transmission's differential pinion gear shaft may overheat and fracture.
CONSEQUENCE:
A fractured pinion shaft could cause a loss of motive power and loss of the transmission park function, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
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. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S28.
 
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