. Looks like i'll have to cough up and look happy then. It took 3 weeks to source the correct part and we had to meet the cost of a rental car for the duration of the work. So, by the service manager's logic, it is a common fault. In order to reach 47 mph initially promised in the C-Max, Ford chief engineer John Davis explained to me in 2013 when the problem first presented that the driver has to be engaged on a series of driving habits, plus the the climate conditions have to be optimal in order to reach the initially stated mileage.
The car has been absolutely fine. Now don't ask yourself; What should you do with C1288 code? Replacing the internal switch for another one will not permanently cure the problem as it will remain a manufacturing defective unit. So what went wrong that has mass discounts on the vehicle happening— 1. By my logic, it's a common fault and the service manager is a liar. There are also differences between pre-facelift and facelift pumps.
The external switches were great and never failed, the internal brake pressure switch was a bad idea from the start. When the check engine light comes Ford C-Max C1288 code on the first you should check is the gas cap. After that enlightening conversation, I checked with the local Ford parts supplier. What we do is completely different. I've also been a two-term President of the International Motor Press Association. Did I mention that the car was only 3 years old and just out of warranty.
Hi I hope that someone can help me. The solution is here : Ford C-Max C1288 Possible Solution : Disconnected, dirty or fouled spark plugs are common causes for engines that won't start. Anything safety related, brakes, steering, l think it would go into limp mode. Does this work have to be carried out by a main dealer? These can range from a faulty spark plug lead, shorted kill switch or flywheel key damage. Pull over, retighten it, and take a look at the cap to see if it has any cracks in it.
Spark plugs typically need to be replaced every season or 25 hours of use. Hi i have a fault on my 2008 ford focus 1. They have no way of ventilation and the internal sealed unit will over pressurise and over time the internal sensor damages itself. Advertising and marketing for the C-Max brand has been limp at best. Continue driving and see if the check engine light turns off.
In fact, our records show that particular article alone is receiving on average 1. I have had the esp light on in my car for a long time. If your pump has a removable module you can change the pump only. Main dealers must be rubbing their hands with these problems. It's just under 4 years old. There are other companies offering to repair these units but are only changing the internal brake pressure sensors for similar like-for-like parts, so as you can imagine this does not entirely resolve the issues and the weaknesses of the pump will still remain.
Our family have run Ford vehicles for commercial and personal use for over 40 years but this will be the last Ford vehicle we will purchase. All you need to do is take the old one off and screw on the new one. Coincidentally, i've also noticed a squeaking, when I brake, from the front end, this occurred not long before the indication came on the dash. The system will be switched on automatically every time you switch the ignition on. Unfortunately, electronic wizardry can instil an entirely false sense of invincibilty. Apparently, this is not an unusual fault by any means. The author is a Forbes contributor.
If your spark plugs look good, problems with your ignition system can also preventing a spark. Only my opinion before certain individuals get excited The pumps used to cost around the £600 mark so I suppose Ford consider the price reduction to be their 'contribution'. With our solution, we can offer a lifetime warranty giving you as the customer, complete peace of mind. Press the switch again to turn the system on. There is limited natural demand for plug-in hybrids, and the demand there can be met by a wider of array of vehicles with increasingly good fuel economy. The main issue here other than being extremely expensive is the fact you are replacing the unit for a like-for-like part which would basically mean the replacement unit will also carry the same design fault — thus not giving you peace of mind. I have recommended it to my friends.
I think it is absolutely disgusting the way these car manufacturers are treating us. The fault if genuine should light up the dash light but it doesn't. Please advise: Focus Zetec 2006 1. It is a C-Max 1. My local garage mech, who I trust implicitly, did a check for me also and has informed me that the pump unit needs replacing at a cost of £250 inclusive of labour costs.
He also said that Ford must know this is a manufacturing fault in the units but they refuse to acknowledge this no surprise there then! Safety devices are never a substitute for careful driving-the laws of physics cannot be violated. There is a good chance it won't be a simple or cheap fix. Please do not attempt to repair these units yourself and please do not offer such services to trade or the general public. If you've already made it to the store, you might as well just replace it. The engine management light bulb is fully operational, it illuminates on switching ignition on then extinguishes on start up. What Are The Common Symptoms? We bypass the original Brake Pressure Sensor Switch and fit our very own custom manufactured External Brake Pressure Sender Switch and calibrate it so that the manufacturing defect is no longer existing. Car dealers, especially dealers of domestic brands, have not embraced the retail selling and marketing of plug-in hybrids.