Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1992 FORD EXPLORER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V164001

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: EXPLORER

Year: 1992

Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19920101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19930301

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 364784

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950830

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19950825

Date Added To File: 19950831

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE HYDRAULIC LIFT CYLINDERS ARE ATTACHED TO BRACKETS THAT ARE WELDED TO THE LIFTGATE. THE BRACKET WELDS CAN FRACTURE.

Consequence Summary:
WITH A BROKEN BRACKET WELD, THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE LIFTGATE BRACKET TO GRADUALLY BEND INWARD ALLOWING THE LIFT CYLINDERBALL STUD TO DISENGAGE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL REINFORCEMENT BRACKETS.