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mastermariner

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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:01:32 AM

Ford Motor Co (NYS:F) said it was recalling 33,021 C-Max hybrid cars because a roof component did not meet requirements for protecting against head injuries.

The vehicles were built between January 19, 2012, and June 26, 2013, in Michigan. Only vehicles without the optional panoramic glass roof are included in the recall.

Ford said it would install plastic energy-absorbing material under the roof on both sides of the vehicle to correct the problem.

No accidents or injuries have been attributed to the issue, the company said. Tests by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the company uncovered the roof safety issue.

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Sanpoil
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 8:50:09 AM

not good
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POWERSTROKE7.3L
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 8:17:18 AM

water in my car.
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remay
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 5:01:59 PM

And more to come, most likely
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rosa403
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 11:14:49 AM

another recall...
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BEGTWO
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 10:03:32 AM

OH...NO
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58salty
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 9:55:46 AM

These things happen.
I would be more concerned with all of the Michelin tires that have been recalled.
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Sanpoil
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 9:17:10 AM

What happened to good quality control?
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markcayer
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 9:04:29 AM

Nothing to do with the vehicle being a hybrid or not. Just a matter of bad design and testing.
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car253
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 9:00:56 AM

That is not a good fix, better wear a helmet when in the vehicle.
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Radar1992
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 8:35:12 AM

Ok...How long do you lose your car for this recall?
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Rockyguitar
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 8:06:45 AM

fine
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ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 7:37:44 AM

Do they have pot smothers too.
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Tacodan
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 7:04:37 AM

just give them helmets to wear and they'll be fine.......
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danny999
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 6:50:34 AM

That's Ford cutting corners again.
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hokieburgh
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 6:49:34 AM

the seemingly 1 recall per week continues
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JDchefF
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 5:40:15 AM

Ouch, that could be a no brainer!
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Skunk63
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 5:23:15 AM

Uh oh.
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GASCRUSHER79
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 5:17:27 AM

oops. fix those babies.
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ovillaone
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 4:38:26 AM

ok
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bisonjim
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 4:34:05 AM

Ok
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Samo1961
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 3:11:34 AM

I like Ford, but not enough to buy one.
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00MrSlate00
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 2:43:33 AM

pay me now or pay me later.
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pricewar
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 2:11:36 AM

cutting out the essentials, hoping not to get caught...$$$
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iFueler
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 2:05:15 AM


     not good for Ford or the owners
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Discovery02
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 1:55:22 AM

Attention to detail.
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USMCturtlehead
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 1:25:58 AM

Hybrids are over rated anyways.
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Cashless
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 1:18:29 AM

Cutting corners?
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jrschl
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:59:35 AM

Seems as I'd things are pushed through to production too fast these days.
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Amplion
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:44:26 AM

NOTHING FOR ME TO WORRY ABOUT ........
I WILL NEVER BUY ANOTHER FORD ........
ONE THUNDERBIRD & I LEARNED TO AVOID FORDS !!!!
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lippoe_sokan
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:39:31 AM

Remember when recalls weren't so common?
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carloco75
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:38:17 AM

yet the company produced and sold HOW MANY..?
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Gabydominguez85
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:36:58 AM

another recall from Ford they're not having a good day.
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carloco75
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:36:49 AM

Oopsy...
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GSKHY
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:29:47 AM

MUST BE SAFER
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1momsunshine
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:29:30 AM

lame excuse
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el_fr
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:25:07 AM

Oops
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philbh
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:22:28 AM

wonder how it was missed...
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LostInNY
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:22:23 AM

Sounds kinda fishy, lame excuse to me...
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dodsworth
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:21:22 AM

They moved to correct the issue before there was an injury. Good for Ford.
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:11:52 AM

another good move by ford
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csblesson
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:10:46 AM

No ford
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nurdco
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:10:14 AM

I won't buy the C Max fue to falsified data
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cheapchickKY
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:03:56 AM

Another recall.....
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mastermariner
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:02:40 AM

At least it was caught before any one got injured
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