FORD CMAX – FAILURE OF POWER STEERING HOSE COULD RESULT IN AN ENGINE BAY FIRE

Published on 5 August 2018
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FORD CMAX ( 02/04/2008 –  15/05/2008) DEFECT:  It has been identified that a batch of vehicles may have been fitted with section of power assisted steering hose that is not to specification. This could result in premature failure of the hose with loss of steering assistance and in extreme cases the possibility of an engine bay fire occasioned by escaping hydraulic fluid coming into contact with hot components.


Remedy: Recalled vehicles will have the subject hose production code checked. The hose will be changed should it fall within the given criteria.

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Recall Launch Date29/07/2008
Recall NoR/2008/113
MakeFORD
ModelCMAX
Recall Model InformationFORD FOCUS C-MAX FOCUS CC
Manufacturer Ref
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Build start02/04/2008
Build end15/05/2008
Vehicle numbers14878

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