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Which Ford models are being recalled in 2019?

15 recalls for 12 Ford models in 2019


In 2019, Ford announced 15 recalls involving 12 models through the EU Rapex system. The Ford Focus was the most recalled model.


We’ve sorted all 2019 recalls according to the model into a table below.

Six recalls were announced by Ford for the Focus model, while four of them relate to its latest generation. Faults such as a brake pedal hinge bolt breakage, untightened bolts securing the front suspension, or incorrectly fixed rear door lock Bowden cable (Estate) can be a surprise to some.



Ford announced the largest recall in 2019 due to a cracking clutch pressure plates with vehicles equipped with the 1.0-L, 1.5-L or 1.6-L EcoBoost petrol engines and a 6-speed manual transmission. It applies to Focus, C-Max, Galaxy, S-Max, Mondeo, Kuga and Transit Connect models. The recall has been announced twice in 2019 – see this article for more details.

The second larger Ford’s recall includes Mondeo, Galaxy and S-Max models manufactured between January 2014 to January 2019. Due to a possible battery acid leakage from the negative terminal, the copper sulphate may accumulate around the minus pole, which may increase resistance and cause surrounding material to heat up to a point where it ignites, resulting in a fire.

We’ve written about some problems in more detail in separate articles.


Even if you don’t see your car in the table below, it doesn’t mean it was not the subject of a recall sometime in the past. The best way to verify whether a particular car is affected by some recall is to contact a Ford Authorized Service and ask for the VIN code to be checked not only for recalls but also for various Service bulletins.It will only cost you your time because such information is provided for free. Free of charge are usually also all the repairs that are related to the recall. It doesn’t matter whether you are the first, second or even third owner. It doesn’t even matter whether you have been to Ford authorized service regularly, occasionally or never before.

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If you wish to get fully comprehensive VIN lookup, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using also the vehicle registration number.


What is a VIN code?
The VIN code is a unique identification number that is embossed on the body of the car and shown on the ID card. In some cars, it can also be found in the frame under the windscreen. It is made up of a unique combination of 17 letters and numbers.


Ford recalls in 2019 by model

Ford C-Max

MonthIssueProductionSource
I.The clutch pressure plate may break.6/2016 – 5/2018link
XI.The seatbelts may be defective.5/2019 – 6/2019link
XII.The clutch pressure plate may break.8/2012 – 6/2016link
All C-Max´s Recalls

Ford Everst

MonthIssueProductionSource
XI.The excessive internal pressure may cause the airbag’s inflator body to rupture.2/2014 – 9/2014link
All Everst´s Recalls

Ford Explorer

MonthIssueProductionSource
XI.The rear axle tie rods are defective and may break.5/2010 – 2/2017link
All Explorer´s Recalls

Ford Figo

MonthIssueProductionSource
VIII.The Battery Monitoring System (BMS) may not be fused.9/2017 – 5/2019link
All Figo´s Recalls

Ford Focus

MonthIssueProductionSource
I.The clutch pressure plate may break.6/2016 – 5/2018link
I.The brake pedal hinge bolt may not be adequate and may break.10/2018 – 12/2018link
III.The rear door lock Bowden cable may be incorrectly fixed (Estate).3/2018 – 1/2019link
IV.The bolts fixing the front suspension may not have been tightened correctly.9/2018 – 11/2018link
XI.The seatbelts may be defective.5/2019 – 6/2019link
XII.The clutch pressure plate may break.8/2012 – 6/2016link
All Focus Recalls

Ford Galaxy

MonthIssueProductionSource
I.The clutch pressure plate may break.6/2016 – 5/2018link
VIII.Potential leakage of battery acid around the battery negative terminal.2/2014 – 2/2019link
XII.The clutch pressure plate may break.2009 – 2013link
All Galaxy´s Recalls

Ford Ka+

MonthIssueProductionSource
VIII.The Battery Monitoring System (BMS) may not be fused.9/2017 – 5/2019link
All Ka+ Recalls

Ford Kuga

MonthIssueProductionSource
I.The clutch pressure plate may break.6/2016 – 5/2018link
XII.The clutch pressure plate may break.8/2013 – 6/2016link
All Kuga´s Recalls

Ford Mondeo

MonthIssueProductionSource
I.The clutch pressure plate may break.6/2016 – 5/2018link
VIII.Potential leakage of battery acid around the battery negative terminal.2/2014 – 2/2019link
XII.The clutch pressure plate may break.8/2013 – 6/2016link
All Mondeo´s Recalls

Ford Ranger

MonthIssueProductionSource
VI.The flexible front brake hoses could be ruptured due to cyclic fatigue.6/2016 – 8/2018link
XI.The excessive internal pressure may cause the airbag’s inflator body to rupture.2/2014 – 9/2014link
XII.The brake hoses may get deformed and can come into contact with the rims.1/2019 – 4/2019link
All Ranger´s Recalls

Ford S-Max

MonthIssueProductionSource
I.The clutch pressure plate may break.6/2016 – 5/2018link
VIII.Potential leakage of battery acid around the battery negative terminal.2/2014 – 2/2019link
All S-Max´s Recalls

Ford Transit

MonthIssueProductionSource
I.The clutch pressure plate may break (Connect).7/2016 – 5/2018link
III.The shoulder height adjuster bolt on the seatbelt may be incorrect.2/2017 – 8/2017link
III.The shoulder height adjuster bolt on the seatbelt may be incorrect (Custom).2/2017 – 8/2017link
XII.The clutch pressure plate may break (Connect).8/2012 – 6/2016link
All Transit´s Recalls

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