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Published on 04. 09. 2020
The hybrid battery connections may not have been torqued according to the Ford specification, which can result in a poor electrical connection. This can lead to the loss of the hybrid drive (MHEV) function, increasing the risk of an accident.
Furthermore, localized overheating and possible melting of surrounding components can occur, increasing the risk of fire.
The Ford Puma MHEV models affected by this recall were manufactured between 12 November 2019 and 13 July 2020.
Ford recall code: 20S46
Source: Rapex Alert 36/2020 A12/01195/20
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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
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.