Illustrative photo | source Ford
Published on 31. 07. 2020
Physical damage to the Secondary On-Board Diagnostic Control Module A (SOBDM) and/or the SOBDM connector could allow water ingress to the module which may cause an electrical short.
A short in the SOBDM can potentially cause one or more battery cells to overheat, increasing the risk of fire.
The Ford Kuga PHEV models affected by this recall were manufactured in Spain between 1 July 2019 and 5 June 2020.
Ford recall code: 20S34
Source: Rapex Alert 31/2020 A12/01090/20
What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Ford dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.
If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.
Check the vehicle's history
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.