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2000 FORD Explorer

HDN6618 license plate is registered to a 2000 FORD Explorer in Pennsylvania state. This FORD Explorer is a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV)/Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV) and is manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USA.

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Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV)/Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV) 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)
DisplacementCC
5000.0
DisplacementCI
305.11872047366
DisplacementL
5.0
Doors
4
DriveType
AWD/All Wheel Drive
EngineConfiguration
V-Shaped
EngineCylinders
8
EngineHP
215
EngineKW
160.3255
EngineManufacturer
Ford
ErrorCode
0 - VIN decoded clean. Check Digit (9th position) is correct
FuelTypePrimary
Gasoline
Make
FORD
Manufacturer
FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USA
ManufacturerId
976
Model
Explorer
ModelYear
2000
NCSABodyType
Compact Utility (Utility Vehicle Categories "Small" and "Midsize")
NCSAMake
Ford
NCSAModel
Bronco (thru 1977)/Bronco II/Explorer/Explorer Sport
OtherEngineInfo
EFI
PlantCity
St. Louis: Hazelwood
PlantCountry
United States (USA)
PlantState
Missouri
SeatBeltsAll
Manual
Series
XLT
VehicleType
MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE (MPV)
FORD Explorer 2000

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. VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Component Description
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
19980616
End Date Of Manufacturing
20000927
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
3600000
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20070813
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
ODI
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20070803
Record Creation Date
20070803
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.
Consequence Summary
THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.
Corrective Summary
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. OWNERS OF THE PASSENGER CARS INCLUDED IN THIS CAMPAIGN WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED AS AN INTERIM REPAIR. AS SOON AS REPAIR PARTS ARE AVAILABLE (EXPECTED OCTOBER 2007), OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 13, 2007, AND MAILING COMPLETED BY SEPTEMBER 19, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-2751.
Recall Notes
FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
5. FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Component Description
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
UFI FILTERS USA
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
58640
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20060804
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20060613
Record Creation Date
20060623
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
CERTAIN AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS SOLD UNDER THE PUROLATOR BRAND NAME, P/N F65277, SHIPPED FROM JANUARY 16 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2006, FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO INCORRECT DESIGN, THE QUICK CONNECTORS MAY NOT FULLY SEAT WITH THE TUBE INTERFACE, EVEN THOUGH THE PERSON MAKING THE CONNECTION MAY BELIEVE THAT THE QUICK CONNECTOR IS FULLY ATTACHED.
Consequence Summary
FAILURE OF THIS CONNECTION COULD LEAD TO FUEL SPILLAGE AND, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.
Corrective Summary
UFI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT UFI FILTERS USA AT 800-230-5876.
Recall Notes
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO UFI FILTERS USA (PUROLATOR) AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.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. VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL : CABLES
Component Description
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
19990305
End Date Of Manufacturing
20001224
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
448005
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20030829
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20030805
Record Creation Date
20030807
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL AND 4.0L SOHC ENGINES, IF THE STRAND COVER ON THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE BECOMES FLARED AT THE END, THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE MAY BIND WHEN THE SPEED CONTROL IS ACTIVATED.
Consequence Summary
THE THROTTLE RETURN SPRING FORCE MAY NOT BE SUFFICIENT TO OVERCOME THE BINDING CONDITION WHEN THE SPEED CONTROL IS DISENGAGED. BRAKING FUNCTION WOULD BE MAINTAINED THOUGH STOPPING DISTANCES MAY BE INCREASED.
Corrective Summary
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 29, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Recall Notes
FORD RECALL NO. 03S03.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. SEATS : FRONT ASSEMBLY : RECLINER
Component Description
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
19970513
End Date Of Manufacturing
20001224
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
1552880
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20030829
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
ODI
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20030805
Record Creation Date
20030807
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HIGH BACK SEATS, THE UPPER BOLT ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE HIGH BACK SEAT, THAT ATTACHES THE SEAT RECLINER MECHANISM TO THE SEAT BACK FRAME, COULD FRACTURE. IF THE BOLT FRACTURES AND DOES NOT JAM IN THE SEAT BACK FRAME, THE SEAT BACK MAY RECLINE UNTIL IT MAKES CONTACT WITH AN OBJECT BEHIND THE SEAT, SUCH AS THE SECOND ROW SEAT CUSHION.
Consequence Summary
THE DRIVER COULD POTENTIALLY LOSE CONTACT WITH THE STEERING WHEEL OR FOOT PEDALS DURING SUCH AN EVENT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Corrective Summary
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER SEAT UPPER BOLT WITH A METAL SPACER AND BOLT. IN ADDITION, SEATS WITH TUBULAR BACK FRAMES WILL HAVE THE FULLY THREADED LOWER RECLINER BOLT REPLACED WITH A PARTIALLY THREADED BOLT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON AUGUST 29, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Recall Notes
FORD RECALL NO. 03S04.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. 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).
10. TIRES : TREAD / BELT
Component Description
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
13000000
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20010604
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20010522
Record Creation Date
20010522
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. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: FORD IS REPLACING ALL FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT 15, 16, AND 17 INCH TIRES MOUNTED ON FORD TRUCKS AND SUVS. FORD REPORTS TREAD SEPARATION CAN OCCUR DUE TO A COMBINATION OF THE SENSITIVITY OF THE TIRE DESIGN TO STRESS, AGING, AND MANUFACTURING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PLANTS. FORD IS REPLACING THESE TIRES TO PREVENT POSSIBLE PREMATURE TIRE FAILURE. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: THE VEHICLES LISTED BELOW MAY HAVE BEEN ORIGINALLY EQUIPPED WITH FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT TIRES OR MAY HAVE HAD WILDERNESS AT TIRES INSTALLED DURING THE FIRESTONE RECALL LAUNCHED IN AUGUST 2000. CERTAIN 1991 THROUGHT 2002 FORD EXPLORER CERTAIN 2001 THROUGHT 2002 EXPLORER SPORT, AND SPORT TRAC CERTAIN 1997 THROUGH 2002 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 2001 RANGER CERTAIN 1999 THROUGH 2001 EXPEDITION CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 1994, AND 1997 MODEL YEAR F-SERIES CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 1994 BRONCO NOTE: BOTH ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT AND REPLACEMENT TIRES ARE AFFECTED.
Consequence Summary
SHOULD THE TREAD SEPARATE AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
Corrective Summary
THE REPLACEMENT/REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM FOR THIS CAMPAIGN EXPIRED ON MARCH 31, 2002. HOWEVER, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT FORD AT 1-877-917-3673 OR GO ON-LINE TO WWW.FORD.COM FOR POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE.
Recall Notes
11. POWER TRAIN : AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION : CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
Component Description
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
19980626
End Date Of Manufacturing
19991123
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
100500
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20010123
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20001128
Record Creation Date
20001129
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 3.27 OR 3.55 AXLE RATION. THE SUBJECT VEHICLES HAVE A POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE THAT COULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO EXCEED THE DESIGN INTENT TOP SPEED. AT THESE EXTREME SPEEDS, THE VEHICLE COULD BE CAPABLE OF EXCEEDING THE SPEED RATING OF THE TIRE.
Consequence Summary
OPERATING THE VEHICLE ABOVE THE MAXIMUM SPEED RATING COULD LEAD TO A TIRE FAILURE WHICH AT THESE SPEEDS COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Corrective Summary
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE.
Recall Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 23, 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.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
12. SEAT BELTS
Component Description
SEAT BELTS
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20000412
End Date Of Manufacturing
20000630
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
144435
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20001026
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20000818
Record Creation Date
20000822
Regulation Part Number
571
Defect Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES, LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH TRW SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES. THE BUCKLE BASE OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES WERE NOT PROPERLY HEAT TREATED AND THEREFORE DO NOT PASS THE LOAD BEARING REQUIREMENT OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."
Consequence Summary
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED.
Corrective Summary
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DATE CODE ON CERTAIN SEAT BELT BUCKLES OF YOUR VEHICLE AND REPLACE ALL SEAT BELT BUCKLES THAT FALL WITHIN THE SUSPECT DATE CODE RANGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 26, 2000. 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).
13. TIRES : TREAD / BELT
Component Description
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE, INC.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
14400000
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20000826
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
ODI
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20000821
Record Creation Date
20000810
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
TIRE DESCRIPTION: FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT, SIZE P235/75R15, PRODUCED AT THE DECATUR, ILLINOIS TIRE PLANT AND ALL FIRESTONE RADIAL ATX AND RADIAL ATX II TIRES, SIZE P235/75R15. OPERATION OF THESE TIRES AT LOW INFLATION PRESSURES, HIGH SPEED, AND IN HOT WEATHER, CAN CONTRIBUTE TO SEPARATION OF THE TIRE TREAD.
Consequence Summary
IF THE TREAD SEPARATES FROM THE TIRE, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH CAUSING INJURY OR DEATH.
Corrective Summary
THE REPLACEMENT/REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM FOR THIS CAMPAIGN EXPIRED ON AUGUST 29, 2001. HOWEVER, CUSTOMERS SHOULD CONTACT FIRESTONE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-465-1904 FOR POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE.
Recall Notes
14. AIR BAGS : SIDE / WINDOW
Component Description
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20000601
End Date Of Manufacturing
20000620
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
2300
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20000710
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20000705
Record Creation Date
20000711
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 4-DOOR SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIR BAGS. THE SUBJECT VEHICLES HAVE A REVISED LEVEL SIDE CRASH SENSOR THAT COULD DEPLOY THE SIDE AIR BAG IF THE IGNITION KEY IS IN THE "RUN" POSITION AND THE SEATBELT WEBBING IS FORCIBLY EXTRACTED FROM A LOCKED RETRACTOR WITH A JERKING MOTION.
Consequence Summary
INADVERTENT SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT COULD CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.
Corrective Summary
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SIDE CRASH SENSORS WITH A REVISED DESIGN THAT WILL REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF AN UNEXPECTED SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT.
Recall Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 10, 2000.OWNERS WHO 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. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
15. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM : FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
Component Description
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
19980914
End Date Of Manufacturing
19990912
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
208903
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20000415
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
ODI
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20000307
Record Creation Date
20000313
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4.0L ENGINES AND ALL-TIME 4-WHEEL DRIVE (A4WD) POWERTRAINS. THE GENERIC ELECTRONIC MODULE (GEM) COULD EXPERIENCE A CONDITION REFERRED TO AS "LOCK-UP" IN WHICH THE GEM CONTROLLED ELECTRONIC FUNCTIONS (E.G., FRONT WINDSHIELD WIPERS, INTERIOR LIGHTS, 4X4 SYSTEM, ETC.) COULD NOT BE TURNED ON OR, IN SOME CASES IF THE FUNCTION IS ON, COULD NOT BE TURNED OFF.
Consequence Summary
AN INOPERATIVE WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM COULD AFFECT DRIVER VISIBILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Corrective Summary
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RESISTOR IN THE GEM CIRCUIT.
Recall Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 15, 2000. 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.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).