Ford is Recalling in North America approximately 58 thousand copies of the Ford Focus. Most of these “problem” machines were purchased by American motorists – 57 400 “Tricks”. Another 400 were canadian “residence”, and 480 went to Mexico. It is known that under a service campaign got a Ford Focus 2012 and 2017 model years, equipped with two-liter engine GDI. They all came off the Assembly line Zavod of Michigan in Wayne. Also in this list are the Focus of 2013-2014, which under the hood hides a 2.0-liter GTDI.
The reason because of which these cars will be sent for repair, according to the press service of the automaker, is the lack of calibration software that detects a malfunctioning EVAP purge valve.
If it gets stuck in the control system of the fuel vapors, it can be formed excessive vacuum, resulting in deformation of the fuel tank. And then – either a simple actuation of the indicator on the instrument panel, or motor stalling. In the course of repair works will examine and preprogramming the engine control module with the appropriate calibration and, if necessary, replace the EVAP purge valve. As long as the “problem” Ford Focus fail, their owners are advised to keep in their cars, at least half of the fuel tank.