Ford recalls 139,000 Focus and EcoSport vehicles

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The engine oil pump may fail

Ford Motor Company is recalling 139,730 model year 2016-2018 Focus and model year 2018-2022 EcoSport vehicles.

The oil pump drive belt or drive belt tensioner may fail, resulting in a loss of engine oil pressure.

A loss of oil pressure can result in an engine stall and a loss of power braking assist, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Dealers will replace the oil pump tensioner assembly and oil pump drive belt, free of charge.

Interim owner notification letters explaining the safety risk are expected to be mailed February 13, 2024. A second notice will be sent once remedy parts become available.

Owners may contact Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 23S64.

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