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Ford Recalling 1.5M Focus Cars that Could Stall

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October 25, 2018—Ford is recalling about 1.5 million Ford Focus cars to fix a defect that lead to stalling, reported The Detroit Free Press.

The recall affects the 2012-18 model-year Focuses with 2-liter GDI and 2-liter GTDI engines.

Ford warned that customers should keep their fuel tanks at least half full until their cars are fixed, according to the report. The issue stems from a defective canister purge valve that could become stuck in an open position, causing deformation of the fuel tank. 

In certain instances, the defect could cause the Focus to stall and then not restart, or have difficulty restarting. Car owners may notice an indicator light or a fuel gauge delivering inaccurate levels.

 

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