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Ford is recalling more than 154,000 Fiesta subcompacts to fix a problem with the side air bags.

The company says that if the front passenger seat is empty, the side air bag won't inflate to protect rear-seat passengers in some crashes.

Ford says it doesn't know of any crashes or injuries linked to the problem.

The recall affects Fiestas from the 2011 through 2013 model years. They were built in Mexico from Nov. 3, 2009 to Sept. 21, 2012.

Dealers will reprogram the computer that controls the side air bag so it inflates even if no one is in the front passenger seat. The repair will be done for free.
 

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Seeing as how it is a dealer fix, I would guess they need the car the whole day.
 

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Haven't heard anything on mine yet. Dealer just keeps calling me to trade the Fiesta in on the Mustang GT I test drove last month....
 

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I'm glad to see this recall isn't the result of a wreck or loss of life.
 

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It took them all day to do the update , and I was told a fascinating fact that with the 2013's its impossible to lock your keys in the car.
I told them to leave my key in the glove box and I'd swing by and pick it up with my other set of keys . The service manager told me that 3 of the 4 doors will lock but not the drivers side as long as the key is in the car .
 
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