Ford has launched a recall of Fiesta, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles made between February 2012 and May 31, 2012 over a door latch issue. Door latches in these models could contain faulty pawl spring tabs which could cause doors to open inadvertently while a vehicle is in motion.
Ford and Lincoln dealers are being told to replace all door latches, free of charge to customers.
Injuries or Accidents:
Two injuries, one accident and 207 complaints have been linked to the issue so far.
The recall will begin on June 1. Owners will start receiving notices in the mail sometime in May.
Number of Models Affected:
Approximately 336,873 are located in the U.S. and its territories, 30,198 can be found in Canada and 22,514 in Mexico.
Who to call?
To reach Ford's customer service line call 1-866-436-7332. Lincoln's customer service number is 1-800-521-4140.