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Ford is recalling 58,000 Focus cars because of possible fuel tank issues

Ford Focus owners, listen up: Ford Motor Co. is recalling about 58,000 Ford Focus cars.

The recall affects some 2012 and 2017 Focus models and some 2013-14 Focus ST models in North America. The powertrain software in some of these cars may not work properly, which could deform the fuel tank.

"If this occurs, the customer may observe a malfunction indicator light, inaccurate or erratic fuel gauge indication, drivability concerns or loss of motive power," a statement from Ford reads.

The issue is actually connected to another recall from October, when nearly 1.5 million Focus cars were recalled for the same issue. According to Ford, some cars were improperly serviced for that recall, which is why they are issuing another one. read more »