C-max Energi plug-in hybrid Maintenance Info

From the Owner’s Manual, Ford has some basic information on how to keep your C-max Energi performing well for years to come:

C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid vehicles are equipped with the
Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor (IOLM) system which shows a message in
the information display at the proper oil change service interval; this
interval may be up to two years or 20000 miles (32000 kilometers).
in the information display, it’s time for an oil change; the oil change must
be done within two weeks or 500 miles (800 kilometers) of the ENGINE
OIL CHANGE DUE or OIL CHANGE REQUIRED message appearing. The
Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor must be reset after each oil change. See
Engine oil check in the Maintenance chapter.
If your information display is prematurely reset or becomes inoperative,
you should perform the oil change interval at six months or 5000 miles
(8000 kilometers) from your last oil change. Never exceed two years or
20000 miles (32000 kilometers) between oil change intervals.
Your vehicle is very sophisticated and built with multiple complex
performance systems. Every manufacturer develops these systems using
different specifications and performance features. That is why it is
important to rely upon your dealership to properly diagnose and repair
your vehicle.


Owner Checks and Services
Certain basic maintenance checks and inspections should be performed
every month or at six month intervals.
Check Every Month
Engine oil level.
Function of all interior and exterior lights.
Tires (including spare) for wear and proper pressure.
Windshield washer fluid level.
Check Every Six Months
Battery connections. Clean if necessary.
Body and door drain holes for obstructions. Clean if necessary.
Cooling system fluid level and coolant strength.
Door weatherstrips for wear. Lubricate if necessary.
Hinges, latches and outside locks for proper operation. Lubricate if
Parking brake for proper operation.
Safety belts and seat latches for wear and function.
Safety warning lamps (brake, ABS, airbag, safety belt) for operation.
Washer spray and wiper operation. Clean or replace blades as
Scheduled Maintenance 361
2013 C-

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