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Drivers door open light keeps coming on whilst driving even though it's not.

Drivers door open light keeps coming on whilst driving even though it's not.

2007 Ford S-Max 1.8 tdi
Posted: Oct 17, 2020
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Running rough.

The engine runs really rough. If I accelerate normally the engine judders, especially at lower revs If I accelerate har...

2006 Ford S-Max 2.0 Desiel
Posted: Oct 6, 2020
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Tailgate warning shows it's open when it's not, comes on when driving.

When the tailgate is locked the sensor intermittently comes on to say its unlocked, if I press ok the oil service messag...

2010 Ford S-Max 2.0 TDCi
Posted: Jul 22, 2020
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Electrical problem, all near side electrics not working including door locks, wing mirror, Windows, plus front and back parking sensors

Both of the near side windows wont go up or down, the near side front and back doors will lock ( or boot ) the near side...

2009 Ford S-Max Tdci
Posted: Jul 18, 2020
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Steering + handling

Handling appears soft and car follows ruts , white lines ,etc especially under braking.

2010 Ford S-Max 2.0 turbo diesel titanium
Posted: Dec 1, 2019
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Front & Rear wipers not switching on.

After heavy rain the front wipers didn't switch on , nor did the rear ones. The rear one does work for one sweep with t...

2010 Ford S-Max 2.0TDCi
Posted: Nov 18, 2015
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Engine cutting out

Hi, our Ford Smax was in the Ford garage last week to get the air conditioning fixed but whilest there it apparently got...

2006 Ford S-Max
Posted: Oct 27, 2014
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Passenger side front and back locks aren't working with the remote control.

The problem started intermittently with the doors on the passenger side not opening with the remote control. It seemed t...

2008 Ford S-Max 2.0
Posted: May 6, 2014
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Boot catch warning says its open when it's not

My smax is displaying a warning signal about the boot being open even when it isn't. Driving along the road it keeps doi...

2007 Ford S-Max 2.0 titanium petrol
Posted: May 10, 2013
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Radio won't turn on

My radio is not asking for a security code, it just will not respond and turn on. It has the time on it, I can eject a ...

2008 Ford S-Max 2ltr Titanium
Posted: Aug 16, 2012
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Boot wont open

boot wont open on main fob or on spare. tried it with turning key in driver door lock, still wont work. there is no oper...

2007 Ford S-Max 2.0 deisel
Posted: Mar 3, 2012
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Front electric windows fault.

i brought a secondhand ford smax 2008 about a two year´s ago from a ford dealership with which i have since done aout 3...

2008 Ford S-Max 2.0l diesel 140cv titanium
Posted: Feb 28, 2012
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Passenger window

The front passenger window only opens a fraction before stopping (drops 5 to 10 mm). Any ideas as to what would cause th...

2009 Ford S-Max 2.2 diesel titanium
Posted: Feb 5, 2012
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1st and 2nd gears stif, can't switch to reverse in the morning

hi, have a ford s-max TDCI Titanium 08 plate. in mornings can't put it in to reverse gear until moved an inch with fi...

2008 Ford S-Max 2.0 TDCI 143 Titanium
Posted: Jan 22, 2012
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Heater / Ac not working properly and exhaust fumes

Hi, i just bought Ford S-max CDTI Zetec, Its AC/ Heater is not working and i can smell like fumes, which make my eyes bu...

2007 Ford S-Max CDTI
Posted: Dec 9, 2011
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Significant exhaust noise increase once or twice a month

On rare/random occasions the exhaust noise increases significantly. It sounds like there is a hole in the exhaust. Usual...

2010 Ford S-Max 2.0 TDCI
Posted: Oct 21, 2011
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Intermittant loss of power/A/c blowing cold/Fan stays on after engine is turned off

Basically what the problem title says. I noticed the loss of power when l was accelerating, but the speedo was decrea...

2008 Ford S-Max Diesel
Posted: Oct 10, 2011
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Flat Battery After New Pads And Discs Fitted

After replacing the front discs and pads, a few days later the battery was completely discharged. After recharging and r...

2007 Ford S-Max 1.8 TDCi
Posted: Aug 8, 2011
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Engine rattling noise

when starting car , and car is stationry engine vibarating and making rattling noise on front passenger side. when you g...

2007 Ford S-Max 1.8 tdci
Posted: May 13, 2011
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Engine malfunction message

Whilst driving along an error message came up on the display saying "Engine malfunction" but nothing seemed to be wrong....

2009 Ford S-Max 2.0 Diesel
Posted: Mar 14, 2011
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