Report Receipt Date: JUL 10, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V303000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 33,021
Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s): 2013 FORD C-MAX HYBRID
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2013 C-Max hybrid
vehicles, without panoramic roofs, that were manufactured January 19,
2012, through June 25, 2013. During vehicle testing, the vehicle
exceeded a head injury criteria requirement set by the standard. Thus,
these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety
Standard No. 201, "Occupant Protection in Interior Impact."
In the event of a crash, an occupant could be at an increased risk of
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install energy absorbers
between the headliner and the roof. The recall is expected to begin
August 19, 2013. Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship
center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall number is 13C02.