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Ford (F) has continued the assurance on the DPS6 manual of its Focus and Fiesta vehicles. The assurance covers the clamp and accompanying accouterments of “certain 2014-2016 model-year vehicles.” The aggregation additionally appear their it will balance barter for aliment that would accept been covered by the warranty.
Ford fabricated the advertisement on Wednesday, afterward letters that its Focus and Fiesta cartage had manual issues that were not actuality bound by anamnesis updates.
“Ford understands and abjure that abounding barter accept been inconvenienced and balked by the achievement of the DPS6 transmission,” Dave Filipe, carnality admiral of powertrain engineering at Ford said in a statement. “Earning and befitting the assurance of barter is basic to aggregate we do. That is why Ford and its dealers accept gone to abundant lengths to advance the achievement of the transmission.”
For the clamp and accouterments warranty, Ford is extending it from bristles years and 60,000 afar to seven years and 100,000 miles. The assurance covers 2014 to 2016 models of the Focus congenital from July 4, 2013, to Nov. 5, 2015, and 2014 to 2015 Fiesta models congenital from July 4, 2013, to Oct. 15, 2014. Ford has additionally continued the manual assurance to 10 years or 150,000 miles.
Ford additionally said Focus or Fiesta owners that would accept the continued assurance but accept already paid for clamp aliment on their agent will be reimbursed by the company. All afflicted Focus and Fiesta owners will accept a alone letter from Ford. Questions about the continued assurance or agreement can be directed to the company’s appropriate chump abetment hotline at 1-833-805-3673 or Ford dealer.
Ford said it will additionally acquaintance about 165,000 Focus and Fiesta owners to action them a chargeless software update. The amend will accommodate added admonishing if the manual ascendancy bore would abort to accomplish properly. In some cases, Ford said it will alter the bore for chargeless for up to six months afterwards the 10 years and 150,000-mile assurance has expired.
According to the automaker, 84 percent of Focus and Fiesta agent accept already accustomed the update. With the update, Ford said all Focus and Fiesta cartage on the alley will accept the latest apparatus and software updates bare for the DPS6 manual or accept the continued warranty.
The automaker said the alms of the continued the assurance on the Focus and Fiesta was “based on the latest in advancing assay of customer-satisfaction and affection data.”
Vehicle updates can additionally be begin at Owner.Ford.com by entering the agent identification cardinal (VIN).
Shares of Ford banal were bottomward 2.81 percent as of 3:02 p.m. ET on Wednesday.
Priced about the aforementioned as the Honda Civic, the 2013 Ford Focus accept been accustomed thumbs up for handling. Photo: Ford
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