Ford C Max Hybrid Recalls
There have been 3 recalls on C Max Hybrid vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-10-23 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-10-26, was due to a problem with the anti-theft controller. Approximately 23000 vehicles were involved. Since 2012, C Max Hybrid's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the structure, latches/locks/linkages. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Ford C Max Hybrid
|2013-10-23||(Published by NHTSA on 2013-10-26)|
|Recall Summary:||Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Focus Electric vehicles and 2013 C-Max vehicles equipped with the Intelligent Access Push Button Start System. In the affected vehicles, there is no audible chime when the vehicle is operational and the driver's door is opened. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 114, "Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention."|
|Hazard:||Without an audible door chime, a vehicle owner may open the door and exit the vehicle without being reminded that the vehicle is still operational, leaving the vehicle susceptible to theft.|
|Remedy:||Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the door chime, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin at the end of October 2013. Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall number is 13C07.|
|Additional Info:||Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.