Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1991 FORD EXPLORER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V024000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: EXPLORER

Year: 1991

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19900201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19901101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 25000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19910326

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19910211

Date Added To File: 19910228

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE FRONT HEAT SHIELD MAY CONTACT THE FRONT OF THE PLASTIC FUEL TANK, CAUSING CUTS OR OTHER DAMAGE TO THE EXTENT OF PENETRATION.

Consequence Summary:
THIS PENETRATION OF THE FUEL TANK CAUSES VAPORS TO ESCAPEAND POSSIBLY FUEL TO SPILL, WHICH COULD CATCH FIRE IN THE PRESENCE OF ANIGNITION SOURCE.

Corrective Action:
RELOCATE THE HEAT SHIELD; INSPECT AND REPLACE DAMAGED FUEL FUEL TANKS.