Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1998 FORD EXPEDITION

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V073000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S05

Make: FORD

Model: EXPEDITION

Year: 1998

Component:
TRAILER HITCHES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19960722

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19991209

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 565800

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000515

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20000307

Date Added To File: 20000313

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES. THE TRAILER HITCH ASSEMBLY TO THE FRAME ATTACHING BOLTS COULD LOSE THE CLAMP LOAD.

Consequence Summary:
THE TRAILER HITCH COULD THEN SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TRAILER HITCH MOUNTING BOLTS AND NUT PLATES.