Almost 10,000 Ford Figos recalled

Around 10,000 Ford Figos were recalled after the company discovered faulty parts.

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JOHANNESBURG - Almost 10,000 Ford Figo drivers in South Africa will have to return their vehicles to dealerships after the company announced a recall.

This after the company discovered faulty parts which could cause breakdowns or fires.

The vehicles were sold between September 2010 and February 2012.

According to Ford, motorists will not be charged for repairs.

Ford South Africa spokesperson Siphelele Vundla said no injuries were reported due to the faults.

"It is not a worldwide problem. It is only our region."