Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1991 FORD EXPLORER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V026000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: EXPLORER

Year: 1991

Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19900201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19910101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 220000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19910326

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19910212

Date Added To File: 19910221

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
REAR BUMPER REINFORCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO FATIGUE CRACKING UNDER EXTENDED TRAILER TOW SERVICE WHEN USING A BUMPER-MOUNTED TRAILER HITCH BALL.

Consequence Summary:
UNDER EXTREME CONDITIONS, BUMPER COULD SEPARATE FROM THEVEHICLE WHEN USING A BUMPER MOUNTED TRAILER HITCH BALL.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL TWO BRACKETS TO REINFORCE THE BUMPER.