Illustrative photo | source Ford
Published on 28. 02. 2021
The original control arm bolts on the rear suspension are prone to corrosion, which may cause them to fail.
As a result, the steering control of the vehicle will be impaired, increasing the risk of an accident.
The Ford S-Max models affected by this recall were manufactured between 20 January 2015 and 18 February 2020.
Ford recall code: 20S75
Affected models: S-Max, Galaxy
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 202 696
Source: Rapex Alert 8/2021 A12/00273/21
More details: Over 200,000 Ford Galaxy and S-Max MPVs recalled due to a problem on the rear axle
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.