Kugas done, now 15,000 of Ford's Figo and Ikon models need to go back.
1 078 Fiesta ST cars built from September 2012 to December 2014 are being recalled over concerns of engine overheating.
Months after the official recall, the insurers are taking a look.
The manufacturer recorded a big slump in sales in January, compared to the same period last year.
'We apologise unreservedly,' says Ford, promising to help customers and restore faith in the brand.
The recall of the Kuga has got many people wondering what Ford will fix and why. Cassie du Toit from Eagle Ford explains what they are repairing on the Kugas.
The safety recall is like bolting the stable door after the horse has bolted. Brand reputation and customer confidence have taken a bad beating.
Ford South Africa has a PR crisis on its hands, but the company leadership is nowhere to be seen.