BRAZIL: Ford recalls Focus

By just-auto.com editorial team | 3 July 2001

Ford's Brazilian subsidiary yesterday began recalling almost 6,000 Focus sedans and hatchbacks because of problems with their seat belts, Associated Press (AP) reported.

According to AP, Ford said that the seat belts of 5,789 vehicles had "a bit more slack than permitted" but there was no risk that the seat belts could tear.

Focus models sold in Brazil are produced in Argentina and Ford has sold nearly 10,000 cars since late last year.

Ford would not comment on the cost of the recall, AP said.

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