What goes wrong with Ford S Max?

What goes wrong with Ford S Max?

There have been six recalls for the S-Max, because of potential problems with fuel leaks, faulty heated windscreens and various braking issues. There have also been two separate recalls for cars fitted with a glass roof panel, because of the danger of it working loose.

What weight can a Ford S Max tow?

2000 kg
Technical Specifications

Engine Size 1997 cc
Kerbweight 1838 kg
85% KW 1562 kg
Towball Limit 90 kg
Maximum Towing Limit 2000 kg

Are Ford discontinuing the S-Max?

Ford is no longer offering the Mondeo, Galaxy or S-Max with a diesel engine, so all three cars are now available exclusively with a hybrid system. Ecoblue options remain visible on Ford’s UK configurator, but the latest price lists omit the option.

Is Ford S-Max still in production?

The Ford S-Max (stylized as Ford S-MAX) is a mid-size/large MPV produced by Ford Europe for the European market. Ford also describes the S-Max as an SAV (sports activity vehicle)….

Ford S-Max
Production 2006–present
Body and chassis
Class Large MPV (M)
Body style 5-door MPV

Whats the difference between a Ford C Max and a Ford S-Max?

The S-Max is significantly bigger – if you want a direct comparison, the C-Max is built on the same chassis as a Ford Focus, while the S-Max is based on the bigger Mondeo.

Is a Ford S-Max any good at towing?

A Ford S-Max can tow a caravan. Depending on the car model, a Ford S-max could tow a maximum of 750kg of an unbraked weight up to 2505kg of a braked caravan or trailer.

Is Ford S-Max a good tow car?

The Ford S-Max is a great MPV – and a very impressive tow car. There’s lots of space inside if you are travelling in the front or the second row, and the sixth and seventh seats are fine for children or short hops. As a tow car, the S-Max felt very stable at the legal limit and beyond unless the wind picked up.

How do I get the radio code for my Ford smax?

You can unlock the radio in your Ford S-MAX car from the seven digit serial number beginning with M or V. You will find the serial number printed on a label or by pressing 1 & 6 on the radio. All Ford S-MAX Radio Codes are shown instantly on screen.

Where is the Ford S-Max built?

It shows inspiration from the seven-seater large MPV Galaxy, and compact MPV Ford C-Max….First generation (2006)

First generation
Ford S-Max (pre-facelift)
Production 2006–2014
Assembly Belgium: Genk (GB&A) (2006–2014) China: Chongqing (Changan Ford) (2007–2009) Russia: Yelabuga (Ford Sollers) (2012–2014)

Which is bigger Ford S-Max or Galaxy?

The Galaxy is 52mm longer than the S-MAX, at 4,820mm; add the height advantage, and the former has a maximum capacity of 2,325 litres – that’s 325 litres more. Yet the difference is negated with the third row of seats in place, as the Galaxy offers only 23 litres extra. Still, there is plenty to like about the Galaxy.

Are there any problems with the Ford’s Max?

These are the main problems to watch out for when buying a used Ford S-Max. Some cars built between February and June 2006 had fuel pipe issues. The connector between the engine fuel line and fuel tank might not be totally secure. This could result in a fuel leak and the engine cutting out.

Why does my Ford’s Max have blue smoke coming from it?

If your S-Max is feeling a bit sluggish and you are noticing blue smoke coming from the exhaust, then you most likely have a broken turbo. The only solution to this is to fit a new turbo. If there is a really bad smell coming through your air conditioning system you could have a burnt out clutch.

Why is my clutch burnt out on my Ford’s Max?

If there is a really bad smell coming through your air conditioning system you could have a burnt out clutch. This has been known to happen on the newer Ford S-Max.

Why is my air conditioner leaking in my Ford’s Max?

If you are noticing water leaking into the passenger footwell, then it is most likely that the air conditioning hose is leaking. This is due to poor fitting when originally being manufactured. The fitting of the air-conditioning hose will need to be sorted to stop the leaking.