Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1991 FORD EXPLORER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 90V098000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: EXPLORER

Year: 1991

Component:
VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19890201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19900501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19900509

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19900521

Date Added To File: 19900531

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
IF SUNROOF GLASS IS REMOVED AND REINSTALLED BY VEHICLE OPERATOR, HINGE ASSEMBLIES CAN BE ACCIDENTALLY IMPROPERLY MATED.

Consequence Summary:
SUNROOF COULD DETACH FROM THE VEHICLE WHILE BEING DRIVEN,CREATING A RISK TO FOLLOWING VEHICLES OR PEOPLE IN THE VICINITY, OR TO VEHICLEOCCUPANTS IF THE GLASS SHOULD FALL INTO THE CABIN.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL REVISED SUNROOF HINGES THAT WILL ADEQUATELY RETAIN SUNROOF ASSEMBLY.