Ford Expedition Recall 00V073000

Recall 00V073000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

May 15, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

00V073000

NHTSA Action Number:

PE99060

Component:

TRAILER HITCHES

Potential Number of Units Affected:

565,800

Summary:

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

Consequence:

THE TRAILER HITCH COULD THEN SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Remedy:

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

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 15, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration