Ford Issues

The most common Ford problems

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Problems solved during Ford’s recalls do not usually determine the reliability of the vehicle itself. Even the common-recalled model can be a good choice, and vice versa.

It is good to be informed, however, what problems the manufacturer has recalled most often. At least to know whether the defect was corrected by the previous owner, when buying a second-hand car. You should check your vehicle VIN with your nearest Ford dealer using our special page.



The most common Ford faults by keywords

Airbags

Ford-Ranger-2016-recall-airbag 11. 5. 2018

Ford Ranger (2016)

  7. 10. 2016 - 17. 11. 2016
The vehicles may have been fitted with a defective airbag initiator. This may prevent the side airba ...
     153
Ford-focus-2016-recall 5. 9. 2017

Ford Focus (2015 - 2016)

  18. 7. 2015 - 27. 12. 2016
The airbag inflator may be defective which may prevent the side airbag(s) and/or knee airbag deployi ...
     712
Ford-C-Max-2016-recall 5. 9. 2017

Ford C-Max (2015 - 2016)

  18. 7. 2015 - 27. 12. 2016
The airbag inflator may be defective which may prevent the side airbag(s) and/or knee airbag deployi ...
     391
Ford-Kuga-2016-recall 5. 9. 2017

Ford Kuga (2015 - 2016)

  18. 7. 2015 - 27. 12. 2016
The airbag inflator may be defective which may prevent the side airbag(s) and/or knee airbag deployi ...
     904
ford-gt-2004-recall 26. 5. 2017

Ford GT (2004 - 2006)

  MY 2004 - 2006
In the event of deployment, the front driver side air bag inflator housing may rupture, resulting in ...
     386
Ford-Mustang-2009-recall 26. 5. 2017

Ford Mustang (2004 - 2014)

  6. 4. 2004 - 21. 6. 2014
In the event of deployment, the front driver side air bag inflator housing may rupture, resulting in ...
     494

End of Airbags Sumary

Brakes

Ford-Fiesta-2017-recall-brake-assist 23. 3. 2018

Ford Fiesta (2017)

  5. 12. 2017 - 20. 12. 2017
The brake booster may have a faulty diaphragm plate. This could lead to a loss of vacuum and result ...
     385
FORD-transit-custom-2013-recall 8. 3. 2013

Ford Transit Custom (2012 - 2013)

  8. 10. 2012 - 6. 2. 2013
The vehicles pose the risk of injuries because they have been fitted with a brake pedal pin retainin ...
     369
Ford-Transit-2012-recall 8. 3. 2013

Ford Transit (2012 - 2013)

  28. 9. 2012 - 6. 2. 2013
The vehicles pose the risk of injuries because they have been fitted with a brake pedal pin retainin ...
     379
Ford-Transit-2011-recall 22. 2. 2013

Ford Transit (2010 - 2012)

  19. 5. 2010 - 14. 8. 2012
The bolt that secures the brake pipe bracket to the rear axle could fail and lead to subsequent fati ...
     445

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

Ford-Mondeo-2015-recall-clutch 20. 7. 2018

Ford Mondeo (2014 - 2018)

  PY 2014 - 2018
The clutch pressure plate may break. If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may ...
     157
Ford-Transit_Connect-2014-recall-clutch 20. 7. 2018

Ford Transit Connect (2014 - 2018)

  PY 2014 - 2018
The clutch pressure plate may break. If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may ...
     45
Ford-Galaxy-2017-recall-clutch 20. 7. 2018

Ford Galaxy (2014 - 2018)

  PY 2014 - 2018
The clutch pressure plate may break. If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may ...
     74
Ford-Kuga-2017-recall-clutch 20. 7. 2018

Ford Kuga (2014 - 2018)

  PY 2014 - 2018
The clutch pressure plate may break. If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may ...
     873
Ford-C-Max-2017-recall-clutch 20. 7. 2018

Ford C-Max (2014 - 2018)

  PY 2014 - 2018
The clutch pressure plate may break. If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may ...
     147
Ford-Focus-2017-recall-clutch 20. 7. 2018

Ford Focus (2014 - 2018)

  PY 2014 - 2018
The clutch pressure plate may break. If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may ...
     1,104
Ford-Focus-2015-recall-oil-leak 23. 3. 2018

Ford Focus (2014 - 2015)

  18. 7. 2014 - 19. 10. 2015
The engine may overheat. This could result in a breach of the oil sump leading to a loss of engine o ...
     1,247
Ford-C-MAX-2015-recall-oil-leak 23. 3. 2018

Ford C-Max (2014 - 2015)

  18. 7. 2014 - 19. 10. 2015
The engine may overheat. This could result in a breach of the oil sump leading to a loss of engine o ...
     698

End of Engine Sumary

Gearbox

Ford-Mondeo-2015-recall-clutch 20. 7. 2018

Ford Mondeo (2014 - 2018)

  PY 2014 - 2018
The clutch pressure plate may break. If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may ...
     157
Ford-Transit_Connect-2014-recall-clutch 20. 7. 2018

Ford Transit Connect (2014 - 2018)

  PY 2014 - 2018
The clutch pressure plate may break. If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may ...
     45
Ford-Galaxy-2017-recall-clutch 20. 7. 2018

Ford Galaxy (2014 - 2018)

  PY 2014 - 2018
The clutch pressure plate may break. If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may ...
     74
Ford-Kuga-2017-recall-clutch 20. 7. 2018

Ford Kuga (2014 - 2018)

  PY 2014 - 2018
The clutch pressure plate may break. If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may ...
     873
Ford-C-Max-2017-recall-clutch 20. 7. 2018

Ford C-Max (2014 - 2018)

  PY 2014 - 2018
The clutch pressure plate may break. If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may ...
     147
Ford-Focus-2017-recall-clutch 20. 7. 2018

Ford Focus (2014 - 2018)

  PY 2014 - 2018
The clutch pressure plate may break. If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may ...
     1,104
ford-ranger-2016-recall 3. 11. 2017

Ford Ranger (2015 - 2016)

  17. 11. 2015 - 24. 2. 2016
The gearshift cables could contact the rear driveshaft. This could cause damage to the driveshaft, l ...
     397
ford-ranger-2012-recall 3. 2. 2017

Ford Ranger (2011 - 2012)

  29. 9. 2011 - 30. 3. 2012
The automatic transmission may shift gears down due to an incorrect signal from the output speed sen ...
     776

End of Gearbox Sumary

Suspension

Ford-Ranger-2011-recall-drive-shaft 20. 4. 2018

Ford Ranger (2011)

  PY 2011
A clip fixing some cables could damage the drive shaft. The defect could lead to the vehicle having ...
Ford-C-MAX-2016--recall 9. 2. 2018

Ford C-Max (2016)

  26. 9. 2016 - 10. 10. 2016
The alloy wheels may have a casting defect which could lead to a premature fatigue crack. This could ...
     224
Ford-Focus-2016--recall 9. 2. 2018

Ford Focus (2016)

  26. 9. 2016 - 10. 10. 2016
The alloy wheels may have a casting defect which could lead to a premature fatigue crack. This could ...
     218
ford-ranger-2016-recall 3. 11. 2017

Ford Ranger (2015 - 2016)

  17. 11. 2015 - 24. 2. 2016
The gearshift cables could contact the rear driveshaft. This could cause damage to the driveshaft, l ...
     397
4. 11. 2016

Ford Fiesta (2016)

  05/07/2016
Inadequate welding on one of the rear axle side arm bush housings can lead to the separation of the ...
     835
ford-transit-2015-recall 27. 11. 2015

Ford Transit (2015)

  14. 3. - 21. 10. 2015
The rear stabiliser bar could crack, compromising vehicle handling characteristics. The recall affec ...
     548
ford-ecosport-2014-recall 3. 7. 2015

Ford EcoSport (2013 - 2015)

  29. 11. 2013 - 25. 2. 2015
The rear suspension trailing arm bolts may have been over tightened causing the misalignment of the ...
     1,001

End of Suspension Sumary

Steering

End of Steering Sumary

Fuel Tank

Ford-Focus-cng-recall 23. 12. 2017

Ford Focus CNG (2003 - 2011)

  MY 2003 - 2011
Corrosion of the multi-valve for the natural gas system can occur. In the event of a fire, this coul ...
     686
ford-c-max-cng-recall 23. 12. 2017

Ford C-Max CNG (2003 - 2011)

  MY 2003 - 2011
Corrosion of the multi-valve for the natural gas system can occur. In the event of a fire, this coul ...
     189
ford-transit-connect-cng-recall 23. 12. 2017

Ford Transit CNG (2003 - 2011)

  MY 2003 - 2011
Corrosion of the multi-valve for the natural gas system can occur. In the event of a fire, this coul ...
     193

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

ford-tourneo-connect-2013 12. 11. 2016

Ford Tourneo Connect (2013 - 2014)

  4. 10. 2013 - 14. 7. 2014
There is a possibility of poor adhesion between the panoramic roof glass panel and the vehicle body. ...
     777
ford-transit-connect-2013 12. 11. 2016

Ford Transit Connect (2013 - 2014)

  4. 10. 2013 - 14. 7. 2014
There is a possibility of poor adhesion between the panoramic roof glass panel and the vehicle body. ...
     545
22. 4. 2016

Ford Kuga (2008 - 2010)

  15. 1. 2008 - 31. 10. 2010
The heated washer jets may have jet heating elements which are not correctly sealed. There is a poss ...
     1,050
ford_transit_2013-recall 11. 12. 2015

Ford Transit (2012 - 2015)

  13. 11. 2012 - 11. 5. 2015
The tow bar fitted to the vehicle can fail if the vehicle is loaded to the maximum gross train weigh ...
     610

End of Bodywork Sumary

Electronic

Ford-Ranger-2011-recall-drive-shaft 20. 4. 2018

Ford Ranger (2011)

  PY 2011
A clip fixing some cables could damage the drive shaft. The defect could lead to the vehicle having ...
Ford-Ranger-Wildtrak-2015-recall 6. 3. 2015

Ford Ranger (2014 - 2015)

  24. 10. 2014 – 13. 1. 2015
The fuel injector may have a detached internal valve which would lead to failure and reduction in fu ...
     850
ford-transit-van-2015-recall 6. 3. 2015

Ford Transit (2014 - 2015)

  12. 9. 2014 – 26. 1. 2015
The fuel injector may have a detached internal valve which would lead to failure and reduction in fu ...
     908
Ford-C-Max-2007-recall 13. 6. 2014

Ford C-Max (2004 - 2007)

  4. 3. 2004 - 10. 4. 2007
Vehicles operated in countries which have high road salt usage during the winter months may experien ...
     246
Ford-focus-2005-recall 13. 6. 2014

Ford Focus (2004 - 2007)

  4. 3. 2004 - 10. 4. 2007
Vehicles operated in countries which have high road salt usage during the winter months may experien ...
     741
Ford-Ranger-2012-recall 22. 2. 2013

Ford Ranger (2011 - 2013)

  18. 12. 2011 - 18. 1. 2013
There is a possibility of a faulty electrical connection to the electric booster heater. This could ...
     172

End of Electronic Sumary

Door Locks

ford-mustang-2015-recall 2. 2. 2018

Ford Mustang (2014 - 2015)

  11. 2. 2014 - 30. 4. 2015
The door locks on both side doors are defective. The doors may open while the car is in motion. Th ...
     346
22. 4. 2016

Ford Explorer (2011 - 2012)

  1. 2. 2011 - 30. 11. 2012
The interior door handles may crack, allowing the handle return spring to become unseated and not re ...
     414

End of Door Locks Sumary

Stabilization

End of Stabilization Sumary

Seat Belts

Ford-Kuga-2014-recall 1. 9. 2017

Ford Kuga (2012 - 2014)

  17. 7. 2012 - 19. 6. 2014
In the event of a vehicle impact which deploys the front seat belt pre-tensioner, insulation materia ...
     612
ford-mondeo-2016-recall 19. 2. 2017

Ford Mondeo (2015 - 2016)

  5. 8. 2015 - 31. 7. 2016
The front seatbelt pre-tensioner cable on the driver’s side could separate during deployment, ...
     1,432
4. 11. 2016

Ford Fiesta (2016)

  25. 2. - 30. 8. 2016
The right hand side front seat belt top anchor bolt may not have been correctly tightened during ass ...
     706
Ford-Fiesta-Van-2010-recall 26. 10. 2012

Ford Fiesta Van (2008 - 2012)

  30. 9. 2008 - 14. 5. 2012
There is a possibility that the bolt securing the seat belt ‘D’ ring to the ‘BR ...
     170

End of Seat Belts Sumary

Fuel

24. 6. 2016

Ford EcoSport (2013 - 2014)

  15. 4. 2013 - 25. 6. 2014
The fuel tubes do not meet the electrostatic discharge (ESD) ground path requirement and the fuel tu ...
     535
ford-ecosport-2014-recall 6. 3. 2015

Ford Ecosport (2013 - 2014)

  22. 2. 2013 – 22. 2. 2014
Vehicle fuel and fuel vapour lines do not have adequate corrosion-resistant, protective coating whic ...
     868
Ford-Ranger-Wildtrak-2015-recall 6. 3. 2015

Ford Ranger (2014 - 2015)

  24. 10. 2014 – 13. 1. 2015
The fuel injector may have a detached internal valve which would lead to failure and reduction in fu ...
     850
ford-transit-van-2015-recall 6. 3. 2015

Ford Transit (2014 - 2015)

  12. 9. 2014 – 26. 1. 2015
The fuel injector may have a detached internal valve which would lead to failure and reduction in fu ...
     908
Ford-S-Max-2013-recall 28. 9. 2013

Ford S-Max (2012 - 2013)

  12. 1. 2012 - 11. 2. 2013
The injector O-ring/s may have been damaged during assembly which could cause a fuel leak into the c ...
     209
FORD-Galaxy-2013-recall 28. 9. 2013

Ford Galaxy (2012 - 2013)

  12. 1. 2012 - 11. 2. 2013
The injector O-ring/s may have been damaged during assembly which could cause a fuel leak into the c ...
     384
ford-mondeo-2013-recall 28. 9. 2013

Ford Mondeo (2012 - 2013)

  12. 1. 2012 - 11. 2. 2013
The injector O-ring/s may have been damaged during assembly which could cause a fuel leak into the c ...
     274

End of Fuel Sumary

Seats

ford-ranger-2016-recall 11. 3. 2017

Ford Ranger (2013 - 2015)

  12. 3. 2013 – 10. 11. 2015
The rear folding seatback latch spring may break causing the latch mechanism to malfunction, potenti ...
     761

End of Seats Sumary

Headlamps

24. 6. 2016

Ford Edge (2015 - 2016)

  9. 12. 2015 - 10. 3. 2016
Vehicles fitted with Adaptive LED Headlamps could experience a condition where the loss of a control ...
     515
24. 6. 2016

Ford S-Max (2014 - 2016)

  6. 10. 2014 - 8. 2. 2016
Vehicles fitted with Adaptive LED Headlamps could experience a condition where the loss of a control ...
     979
24. 6. 2016

Ford Galaxy (2014 - 2016)

  6. 10. 2014 - 8. 2. 2016
Vehicles fitted with Adaptive LED Headlamps could experience a condition where the loss of a control ...
     1,064
24. 6. 2016

Ford Mondeo (2014 - 2015)

  3. 5. 2014 - 22. 12. 2015
Vehicles fitted with Adaptive LED Headlamps could experience a condition where the loss of a control ...
     871

End of Headlamps Sumary

Tyres

End of Tyres Sumary



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