Sudden Ford Fiesta Recall for Airbag Problems

Airbag Problems Force Recall of Ford Fiesta

Ford Motor Co. says it will recall 154,000 of its Fiesta subcompacts due to a problem with the vehicle’s airbag system, according to The Detroit

2011 and other Ford Fiesta vehicles recalled for airbags
Apparently the side impact airbags will not deploy in a crash if the front passenger seat is empty even though it should.

The Fiesta recall covers the Mexican-made model line built between Nov. 3, 2009 and Sept. 21, 2012 - which shows you how long the defect has existed and how long it took for Ford to realize it.

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