Following the security scare concerning easy break-ins on its Ecosport and Figo models, Ford SA has found that some Focus derivatives are also susceptible to the door lock mechanism tempering thefts. “We have been testing various models within the Ford line-up to understand potential security vulnerabilities around the key lock barrel,” says a company spokesperson. “Through this process we have discovered that the Focus ST and Focus RS appear to be unaffected by the particular modus operandi being used, however, certain Focus Ambiente and Trend models (built from September 2015 to date) could be the target of opportunistic thieves.”

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