IAB Report – Ford India recalls 3,072 units of the Fiesta


Anjan Ravi,

I’m a true-blooded petrolhead. Hope you enjoy our news stories, launch coverages, motorshow coverages and test drive reports.

Issue with the Glow Plug Control Module of the sedan.

Ford India has issued a recall for the Fiesta (the new generation Fiesta, not the Ford Classic), over its Glow Plug Control Module. The company is recalling 3,072 units of the sedan powered by the 1.5-liter TDCi diesel engine.

Ford Fiesta PowerShift (8)
The recall affects the pre-facelifted new Fiesta.

Affected customers are being asked to contact their local dealership to install a newly designed Glow Plug Control Module. The installation will be done free of charge. Thus far, there have been no accidents or injuries reported due to this faulty component.

It is to be noted that the Ford EcoSport was recalled for the very same component in July last year, shortly after the crossover went on sale.

The Fiesta TDCi is powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder diesel engine making 90 PS (88.73 bhp) and 204 Nm of torque, paired to a 5-speed manual transmission. While the sedan was offered with a 1.5-liter petrol engine as well, Ford discontinued this motor on the refreshed Fiesta which was launched in June this year.

Ford EcoSport rear three quarters right at the 2014 Moscow Motor Show
The EcoSport was recalled for the same problem last year.

Also read: Our review of the 2014 Ford Fiesta Facelift

The past couple of months have seen plenty of recalls by manufacturers in India. Maruti-Suzuki, Honda, Toyota, Audi, Nissan and Mahindra have all made recall-related announcements in the recent past.

2014 Ford Fiesta Facelift – Image Gallery (Unrelated)

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Ford Fiesta News & Updates

Old Ford Fiesta getting a second facelift rendering

Old Ford Fiesta getting a second facelift to live on in LATAM – Report

2018 Ford Fiesta ST front three quarter at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show Live

Ford Australia yet to decide on the Ford Fiesta Mk7’s launch – Report

Ford Fiesta Active front three quarters at the IAA 2017

Ford Fiesta Active showcased at IAA 2017 – Live

Ford Fiesta Vignale front at IAA 2017

Ford Fiesta Titanium & Ford Fiesta Vignale showcased at IAA 2017 – Live

2017 Ford Fiesta ST-Line front three quarters at the IAA 2017

2017 Ford Fiesta ST-Line showcased at IAA 2017 – Live

2014 Ford Fiesta Facelift Review front quarters

Next-gen Ford Fiesta sedan could be announced in early 2018 – Report