Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1994 FORD EXPLORER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V083000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: EXPLORER

Year: 1994

Component:
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19920824

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19941118

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 610000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19970604

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19970505

Date Added To File: 19970523

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
A SHORT CIRCUIT CONDITION CAN OCCUR IN THE REMOTE POWER MIRROR CONTROL SWITCH CIRCUIT BOARD AS A RESULT OF A SEPARATED PART OF THE CONTACT ASSEMBLY BRIDGING THE SWITCH POSITIVE BATTERY PAD AND ADJACENT CHASSIS GROUND PAD.

Consequence Summary:
THE CURRENT CAN OVERHEAT THE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND OTHER PLASTIC AND ELASTOMERIC COMPONENTS OF THE SWITCH ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN SMOKE OR FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN IN-LINE 10 AMP FUSE IN THE POSITIVE BATTERY FEED TO THE REMOTE POWER MIRROR CONTROL SWITCH ASSEMBLY.