Ford C-Max Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Ford C-Max
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Ford C-Max RecallsEngine Continues To Run When Set To Off
The engine may not shut off as desired when turning the key to off, or the on off button to off if equipped with that option. Dealers will update the body control module software free of charge to resolve the concern.
The Restraint Control Module (RCM) is the "brains" behind the airbag system. Portions of the module are coated to help prevent moisture intrusion. The coating can crack and when exposed to humidity the printed circuit board may short circuit. This could cause one or more of the airbag system components not to function as expected in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury. Replacement parts are currently not available, a second notification letter will be sent when they are and dealers will perform the necessary repairs.
The steering gear transmits the motion from the steering wheel to the front wheels. These vehicles are being recalled because the steering gear may have been incorrectly assembled. As a result vehicle steering could be impaired, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the steering gear in the affected vehicles to correct this concern.