Hybrid Car Maintenance & Repair for 2013 Ford C-Max

Maintain Your Ford C-Max

Take care of your Ford C-Max and it'll take care of you. Schedule an appointment for routine maintenance today.

2013 Ford C-Max Maintenance

A little service can go a long way. Select a maintenance service below to learn about properly caring for your 2013 Ford C-Max.

FAQs About 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Systems

  • Are Ford C-Max hybrid vehicle systems more expensive to repair? The price tag depends on the issue. Certain high voltage parts are only available as components of larger units. Keep in mind that we also offer promotional financing when you use the Firestone credit card.* (*Subject to credit approval.)
  • Why is my Ford C-Max fuel economy worse?   Head in for an inspection. Bad gas mileage in a Ford C-Max might be because of a bad or failing high voltage battery pack.
  • What does an illuminated check engine light mean on my Ford C-Max? Your Ford C-Max check engine light is trying to tell you something! It might be because there is a dirty oxygen sensor or a bad fuse. Or, something more serious could be going on, like misfiring. It's a good idea to come in for a diagnostic when you notice an illuminated check engine light.

Everyday Service for Your 2013 Ford C-Max

Schedule an appointment for hybrid maintenance and repair. Firestone techs know all about your 2013 Ford C-Max! It's true — the technicians at the Ford dealership aren't the only people who can service your hybrid vehicle. From the front tires to the taillights, your hybrid 2013 Ford C-Max will be cared for like it was our own. You can trust our technicians for everyday maintenance for your 2013 Ford C-Max, like tire repair and service, cabin filter replacement, brake pad/rotor replacement, windshield wiper replacement, A/C service, and wheel alignment. Learn more about Firestone hybrid car care, and schedule an appointment today for Ford C-Max maintenance.

Service the High Voltage Systems in Your 2013 Ford C-Max

Every hybrid vehicle is different. Some are named "hybrids" because they rely on battery power to propel or assist in propelling the vehicle. A hybrid vehicle might plug-in to charge, and some hybrids have regenerative braking. Some hybrid models have both a high-voltage battery and a conventional 12-volt battery. With so many differences in hybrid vehicle systems, it's important that you visit someone who knows your 2013 Ford C-Max from bumper to bumper. We'll help your hybrid run newer, longer. Your nearby Firestone Complete Auto Care location is ready to provide low voltage and conventional services for all hybrid vehicles, including Ford C-Maxs.

Certain stores also provide high voltage services. A high voltage service is anything that requires removing the Ford's high voltage safety/service disconnect plug/switch, servicing any high voltage cables, the power inverter, the electric machines/motors, the high voltage battery pack, high voltage A/C compressor, etc. Call before scheduling an appointment to ensure your closest location offers high voltage services. Some of these high voltage vehicle services might include:

Hybrid vehicle diagnostic: Once we know the symptoms, a diagnostic is the next step we take when you bring your 2013 Ford C-Max in to identify the root cause. a diagnostic is performed to get to the bottom of the trouble with your 2013 Ford C-Max. With the details gathered, your technician can assess your hybrid car problems and perform additional tests, if needed. No repairs are performed without your consent.

Hybrid high voltage battery cooling system inspections: Your technician will inspect the C-Max's battery filter (if applicable) and clean the ducts of the battery. (This applies to air-cooled high voltage batteries. Liquid-cooled or refrigerant-cooled high voltage batteries are inspected differently.)

High voltage cable inspection:  Your technician will look closely at the outside connectors and cable jackets on your 2013 C-Max and check to make sure no high voltage energy is transferring to the chassis. They'll let you know if the cable needs replacement.

Isolation test: This test involves using a special tool to check for any high voltage pieces that may be "leaking" electric energy to the chassis.

Remove and replace hybrid electric battery: Is your Ford C-Max's high voltage battery not as strong as it once was? Let us install a new one.

Health check for power electronic systems: We'll review the regenerative braking, power inverter, and/or electric drive machine(s)/motor(s) in your 2013 Ford C-Max.

These are only a few of the specialized hybrid car services that could be provided at your nearby Firestone Complete Auto Care. Call ahead to confirm!

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Maintenance

You don't have to wait for unusual noises, leaks, or smells to stop by for hybrid vehicle care. Taking care of your 2013 Ford C-Max manufacturer suggested maintenance is an ideal way to help prevent major problems early on. Our expert technicians can tackle your C-Max scheduled maintenance to help keep your vehicle running newer, longer.

At Firestone Complete Auto Care, we're working to shape the future of hybrid vehicle care. You are, too, just by driving and taking care of your 2013 Ford C-Max! Book an appointment soon for great quality hybrid vehicle repair and service for your 2013 Ford C-Max! Many stores remain open into the evening and on weekends.