Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2006 FORD EXPEDITION

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V310000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S35

Make: FORD

Model: EXPEDITION

Year: 2006

Component:
TIRES:TREAD/BELT

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20050502

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20050523

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 10061

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050713

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20050706

Date Added To File: 20050706

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Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE FRONT AND REAR TIRES ON THE DRIVER’S SIDE OF AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED AT THE CENTER TREAD DURING PRODUCTION.

Consequence Summary:
OVER TIME, THE DAMAGE MAY BE SUFFICIENT TO ALLOW BELT CORROSION ULTIMATELY LEADING TO A TREAD SEPARATION, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT ALL FOUR TIRES (TO ENSURE INSPECTION OF THE LEFT HAND SIDE TIRES THAT MAY HAVE BEEN ROTATED TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE VEHICLE) FOR TIRE TREAD DAMAGE AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE DAMAGED TIRE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 13, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.