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2002 FORD Explorer

8BUC868 license plate is registered to a 2002 FORD Explorer in California state. This FORD Explorer is a SUV 2D and is manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USA.

Body Class Vehicle Type Manufacturer
SUV 2D MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE (MPV) FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USA
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AirBagLocFront
1st Row (Driver & Passenger)
BodyClass
Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV)/Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV)
BrakeSystemType
Hydraulic
BusFloorConfigType
Not Applicable
BusType
Not Applicable
CustomMotorcycleType
Not Applicable
DisplacementCC
4000.0
DisplacementCI
244.09497637892
DisplacementL
4.0
Doors
2
DriveType
4x2
EngineConfiguration
V-Shaped
EngineCylinders
6
EngineHP
207
EngineHP To
210
EngineKW
154.3599
EngineManufacturer
Ford
ErrorCode
0
ErrorText
0 - VIN decoded clean. Check Digit (9th position) is correct
FuelTypePrimary
Gasoline
GVWR
Class 1C: 4,001 - 5,000 lb (1,814 - 2,268 kg)
Make
FORD
Manufacturer
FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USA
ManufacturerId
976
Model
Explorer
ModelYear
2002
MotorcycleChassisType
Not Applicable
MotorcycleSuspensionType
Not Applicable
NCSABodyType
Compact Utility (Utility Vehicle Categories "Small" and "Midsize")
NCSAMake
Ford
NCSAModel
Bronco (thru 1977)/Bronco II/Explorer/Explorer Sport (Explorer for 1990-2018 only. For model years 2019 on, see 12-425.)
OtherEngineInfo
EFI
PlantCity
LOUISVILLE
PlantCompanyName
Louisville Assembly
PlantCountry
UNITED STATES (USA)
PlantState
KENTUCKY
SeatBeltsAll
Manual
Series
Sport
TrailerBodyType
Not Applicable
TrailerType
Not Applicable
ValveTrainDesign
Single Overhead Cam (SOHC)
VehicleType
MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE (MPV)
FORD Explorer 2002

1. VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Component Description
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
19940811
End Date Of Manufacturing
20020830
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
4500000
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20091027
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
ODI
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20091013
Record Creation Date
20091013
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
FORD IS RECALLING MODEL YEARS 1995-2003 WINDSTAR, 2000-2003 EXCURSION DIESEL, 1993-1997 AND 1999-2003 F-250 SD THROUGH F-550 SD DIESEL, 1992-2003 E-150 THROUGH E-550, 1995-2002 EXPLORER, 1997 AND 2002 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER, 1995-1997 AND 2001-2003 RANGER, AND 1994 F53 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE TEXAS INSTRUMENTS SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH (SCDS). THE SCDS MAY LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.
Consequence Summary
A VEHICLE FIRE COULD OCCUR WITH OR WITHOUT THE ENGINE RUNNING.
Corrective Summary
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS THAT DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS IN LINE WITH THE SCDS. ON 1999-2003 WINDSTAR VEHICLES WITH A LEAKING SCDS, DEALERS WILL ALSO INSPECT THE ABS CONTROL MODULE CONNECTOR AND REPAIR AS NECESSARY. REPAIRS WILL BE COMPLETED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 27, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-2751.
Recall Notes
FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 09S09.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
2. EXTERIOR LIGHTING : HEADLIGHTS
Component Description
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
DOPE, INC.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
42540
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20090728
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
OVSC
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20090511
Record Creation Date
20090511
Regulation Part Number
571
Defect Summary
DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.
Consequence Summary
DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Corrective Summary
DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.
Recall Notes
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY DOPE, INC.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
3. EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Component Description
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
SABERSPORT
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
16270
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20090511
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
OVSC
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20090407
Record Creation Date
20090407
Regulation Part Number
571
Defect Summary
SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.
Consequence Summary
DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Corrective Summary
SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.
Recall Notes
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY SABERSPORT.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
4. VISIBILITY : GLASS, SIDE / REAR
Component Description
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
SAFELITE FULFILLMENT, INC.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
1657
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20080115
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20071211
Record Creation Date
20071211
Regulation Part Number
571
Defect Summary
CERTAIN CURVED TEMPERED REPLACEMENT GLASS MANUFACTURED BY HANGZHOU SAFETY GLASS LTD AND SUPPLIED TO SAFELITE BY AUTO TEMP INC., IDENTIFIED AS DOT-430, AND SOLD FOR USE ON CERTAIN DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN VEHICLES MAY NOT BREAK INTO SMALL PIECES AS EXPECTED OF TEMPERED GLASS AND FAILS TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 205, "GLAZING MATERIALS."
Consequence Summary
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE OCCUPANT(S) MAY BE SERIOUSLY INJURED BY SHATTERED GLASS.
Corrective Summary
SAFELITE WILL NOTIFY ITS RETAIL CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE GLASS FREE OF CHARGE. RETAIL CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT SAFELITE TOLL FREE AT 1-888-843-2906. SAFELITE WILL NOTIFY ITS WHOLESALE CUSTOMERS AND REIMBURSE WHOLESALE CUSTOMERS FOR CURRENT INVENTORY AND AT A SPECIFIED RATE FOR REPLACING THEIR CUSTOMER'S GLASS. WHOLESALE CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT SAFELITE'S WHOLESALE DIVISION, SERVICE AUTOGLASS TOLL FREE AT 1-888-246-6298. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 15, 2008.
Recall Notes
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO CERTAIN CURVED TEMPERED REPLACEMENT GLASS MANUFACTURED BY HANGZHOU SAFETY GLASS, LTD. (DOT-430) AND SUPPLIED TO SAFELITE BY AUTO TEMP INC., AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
5. EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Component Description
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
CK MOTORSPORT, INC.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
27176
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20060701
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
OVSC
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20060524
Record Creation Date
20060605
Regulation Part Number
571
Defect Summary
CERTAIN CK MOTORSPORTS COMBINATION HEADLIGHTS, CLEAR CORNER, BUMPER, AND SIDE MARKER LIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.
Consequence Summary
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Corrective Summary
CK MOTORSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE NONCOMPLIANT LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 1, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CK MOTORSPORT AT 1-909-610-7211.
Recall Notes
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
6. EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Component Description
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
PRO-A MOTORS, INC.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
61944
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20060403
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
OVSC
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20060323
Record Creation Date
20060323
Regulation Part Number
571
Defect Summary
CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.
Consequence Summary
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Corrective Summary
PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.
Recall Notes
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO PRO-A MOTORS AFTERMARKET LAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
7. STRUCTURE : BODY : HATCHBACK / LIFTGATE : HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
Component Description
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20000801
End Date Of Manufacturing
20030623
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
955732
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20040930
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
ODI
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20040913
Record Creation Date
20040915
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE LIFTGATE GLASS STRUT MAY BECOME DISENGAGED OR THE HINGE MAY FRACTURE ALLOWING THE GLASS TO FALL AND POSSIBLY BREAK.
Consequence Summary
IF THE HINGE SHOULD FRACTURE, THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE GLASS TO FALL AND ULTIMATELY BREAK AND PERSONAL INJURIES COULD OCCUR.
Corrective Summary
DEALERS WILL HAVE THE LIFTGATE GLASS STRUT BRACKETS AND GLASS HINGES REPLACED. FOR THE VEHICLES BUILT FROM AUGUST 1, 2000 THROUGH MARCH 3, 2002, THE DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HINGES AND LIFTGATE STRUT BRACKET. ON VEHICLES BUILT FROM MARCH 3, 2002 THROUGH JUNE 23, 2003, THE DEALERS WILL ONLY REPLACE THE HINGES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2004. A POSTCARD WAS SENT TO OWNERS ON DECEMBER 27, 2004, ADVISING THEM THAT PARTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Recall Notes
FORD RECALL NO. 04S20.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
8. STRUCTURE
Component Description
STRUCTURE
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
SOUTHERN COMFORT CONVERSIONS
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20000801
End Date Of Manufacturing
20030303
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
3674
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20030307
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20030307
Record Creation Date
20030318
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCK, VAN, AND MINI VAN CONVERSIONS EQUIPPED WITH SOUTHERN COMFORT BUILT RUNNING BOARDS THAT CONTAIN CERTAIN COURTESY LIGHTS MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY COMPONENTS, INC. THESE UNITS CONTAIN A COURTESY LIGHT OR LIGHTS THAT MIGHT OVERHEAT WHEN THE WIRE HARNESS IS EXPOSED TO EXCESSIVE MOISTURE AND ROAD SALT.
Consequence Summary
THIS OVERHEATING CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE RUNNING BOARD TO MELT OR CAUSE A FIRE.
Corrective Summary
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIRING HARNESS ON THESE RUNNING BOARDS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 7, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SOUTHERN COMFORT AT 1-800-745-6096.
Recall Notes
CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
9. VISIBILITY : GLASS, SIDE / REAR
Component Description
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20010205
End Date Of Manufacturing
20010330
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
50224
Date Owner Notified By MFR
0
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
ODI
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20010410
Record Creation Date
20010723
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 2002 FORD EXPLORER AND MERCURY MONTAINEER SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE BRACKETS CONNECTING THE LEFT CYLINDERS TO EACH SIDE OF THE LIFTGATE GLASS COULD ROTATE OUT OF POSITION IF EITHER THE URETHANE BOND OR TORQUE ARE NOT SUFFICIENT.
Consequence Summary
ROTATION OF THE BRACKETS COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE THE LIFT CYLINDERS TO DETACH FROM THE GLASS OR, IN SOME CASES, COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE THE LIFTGATE GLASS TO BREAK. EITHER CONDITION IS MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR WHEN THE GLASS IS BEING CLOSED.
Corrective Summary
FORD DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES FOR THE POSITION OF BOTH THE LEFT AND RIGHT LIFTGATGE GLASS LIFT CYLINDER BRACKETS. IF THE BRACKETS ARE IN THE PROPER POSITION, THE BRACKET RETAINERS WILL BE TIGHTENED TO A HIGHER TORQUE. IN CASES WHERE THE BRACKET IS NOT PROPERLY POSITION, THE BRACKET MUST BE RE-ALIGNED.
Recall Notes
FORD HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SPECIAL SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO INSPECT AND TORQUE THE LIFTGATE GLASS BRACKET ON AFFECTED VEHICLES. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FORD AT1-800-392-3673, CONCERNING THIS PROGRAM.
10. TIRES : SIDEWALL
Component Description
TIRES:SIDEWALL
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20000814
End Date Of Manufacturing
20010427
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
52000
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20010607
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20010524
Record Creation Date
20010601
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE RIGHT SIDE TIRES MAY HAVE HORIZONTAL CUTS ON THE EDGE OF THE TREAD THAT COULD HAVE OCCURRED DURING VEHICLE ASSEMBLY.
Consequence Summary
OVER TIME, THE TIRE COULD FAIL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Corrective Summary
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TIRES AND, IF ANY SLICES ARE FOUND, THE CUT TIRES WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 7, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Recall Notes
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).