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Ford recalls 5,600 vehicles due to child safety concerns
Ford is recalling 5,675 vehicles because the rear left door child lock was built incorrectly, allowing it to be opened from the inside, increasing the risk of injury to an unrestrained child. The vehicles impacted by the recall are the 2013 Ford Focus, C-Max and Escape. Owners will receive recall notices in the mail. Dealers will make the repairs for free. The recall is to begin March 25. The recall number is 13S02. For information, call the Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332. Learn more about this and other recalls by calling the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or visiting www.safercar.gov.