Recalls

Find the latest 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Component AIR BAGS
Component AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Component SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Component STEERING
Consequence If the side-curtain rollover air bag is delayed in deploying in certain rollover circumstances, the risk of injury to the passengers is increased.
Consequence The back of the subject seats may become loose or lean while driving and potentially increase the risk of injury in certain crashes.
Consequence The incorrectly manufactured steering gears may cause impaired steering, including the loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Consequence The short circuits could cause the frontal air bags, side curtain air bags and the seat belt pretensioners to not function as intended when needed, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
Dates of Manufacture AUG 07, 2014 to AUG 14, 2014
Dates of Manufacture JAN 18, 2012 to NOV 20, 2013
Dates of Manufacture JUL 22, 2012 to MAY 27, 2013
Dates of Manufacture OCT 04, 2011 to FEB 23, 2014
Manufacturer Recall No. 14C03
Manufacturer Recall No. 14S04
Manufacturer Recall No. 14S18
Manufacturer Recall No. 14S21
Mfg's Report Date APR 01, 2014
Mfg's Report Date AUG 21, 2014
Mfg's Report Date MAY 06, 2014
Mfg's Report Date SEP 25, 2014
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V164000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V237000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V514000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V597000
Potential Number of Units Affected 43135
Potential Number of Units Affected 508
Potential Number of Units Affected 594785
Potential Number of Units Affected 746842
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the RCM, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners were sent an interim notification on November 10, 2014. A second notification will be sent when the remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S21.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seatback, free of charge. The recall began on May 30, 2014. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14C03.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gears, free of charge. The recall began on November 11, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S18.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the RCM, free of charge. The recall began on May 30, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S04.
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 C-MAX, and Escape vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the restraint control module (RCM) may have errors in the programming software which may result in a delayed deployment of the side-curtain rollover air bag.
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured January 19, 2012, to November 21, 2013; Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured February 3, 2012, to August 24, 2013; Ford Escape vehicles manufactured October 5, 2011, to November 1, 2013; and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured April 25, 2012, to September 30, 2013. The coating on portions of the Restraint Control Module (RCM) may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short.
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured August 15, 2012, through September 10, 2013, 2013-2014 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured June 5, 2012, through August 12, 2013, and 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured from July 23, 2012, through May 28, 2013. The driver and passenger seatback assemblies may have been produced with sub-standard weld joints used to attach the seat back recliner mechanism to the seat frame. The affected seat backs may have insufficient strength to meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems."
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2014 Focus and C-Max vehicles manufactured August 8, 2014, to August 15, 2014. The affected vehicles may have steering gears that were incorrectly assembled.
Component AIR BAGS
Component AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Component SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Component STEERING
Consequence If the side-curtain rollover air bag is delayed in deploying in certain rollover circumstances, the risk of injury to the passengers is increased.
Consequence The back of the subject seats may become loose or lean while driving and potentially increase the risk of injury in certain crashes.
Consequence The incorrectly manufactured steering gears may cause impaired steering, including the loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Consequence The short circuits could cause the frontal air bags, side curtain air bags and the seat belt pretensioners to not function as intended when needed, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
Dates of Manufacture AUG 07, 2014 to AUG 14, 2014
Dates of Manufacture JAN 18, 2012 to NOV 20, 2013
Dates of Manufacture JUL 22, 2012 to MAY 27, 2013
Dates of Manufacture OCT 04, 2011 to FEB 23, 2014
Manufacturer Recall No. 14C03
Manufacturer Recall No. 14S04
Manufacturer Recall No. 14S18
Manufacturer Recall No. 14S21
Mfg's Report Date APR 01, 2014
Mfg's Report Date AUG 21, 2014
Mfg's Report Date MAY 06, 2014
Mfg's Report Date SEP 25, 2014
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V164000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V237000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V514000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V597000
Potential Number of Units Affected 43135
Potential Number of Units Affected 508
Potential Number of Units Affected 594785
Potential Number of Units Affected 746842
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the RCM, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners were sent an interim notification on November 10, 2014. A second notification will be sent when the remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S21.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seatback, free of charge. The recall began on May 30, 2014. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14C03.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gears, free of charge. The recall began on November 11, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S18.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the RCM, free of charge. The recall began on May 30, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S04.
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 C-MAX, and Escape vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the restraint control module (RCM) may have errors in the programming software which may result in a delayed deployment of the side-curtain rollover air bag.
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured January 19, 2012, to November 21, 2013; Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured February 3, 2012, to August 24, 2013; Ford Escape vehicles manufactured October 5, 2011, to November 1, 2013; and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured April 25, 2012, to September 30, 2013. The coating on portions of the Restraint Control Module (RCM) may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short.
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured August 15, 2012, through September 10, 2013, 2013-2014 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured June 5, 2012, through August 12, 2013, and 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured from July 23, 2012, through May 28, 2013. The driver and passenger seatback assemblies may have been produced with sub-standard weld joints used to attach the seat back recliner mechanism to the seat frame. The affected seat backs may have insufficient strength to meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems."
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2014 Focus and C-Max vehicles manufactured August 8, 2014, to August 15, 2014. The affected vehicles may have steering gears that were incorrectly assembled.

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