Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1995 FORD EXPLORER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V053000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: EXPLORER

Year: 1995

Component:
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Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19941101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19950201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 49300

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950306

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19950315

Date Added To File: 19950323

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE INNER TIE ROD ASSEMBLIES WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED AND CAN FRACTURE CAUSING SHAKING OR SHIMMY AT LOW SPEEDS.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE WHEEL ON THE SIDE WITH THE BROKEN TIE ROD TO TUCK INWARD OR OUTWARD AND SLIDE RESULTING IN AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE INNER TIE RODS AND REPLACE THE SUSPECT TIE RODS.