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Ford Explorer Recall 00V313000

Ford Recalls 2001 Explorers Due to Missing Tire Labels

Body, Interior & Misc., October 10, 2000

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Summary:

Ford is recalling 2001 Explorers for failing to comply with certification requirements. Affected models were shipped from the plant without safety certification labels concerning proper tire inflation. Incorrect tire inflation could result in tire tread separation, increasing the chance of a crash. Dealers affixed the labels to the units in October 2000; the recall is 100 percent complete.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2001

Manufacturer's Report Date: October 10, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V313000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 5

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF PART 567.4, "CERTIFICATION." THESE VEHICLES WERE SHIPPED FROM THE ASSEMBLY PLANT WITHOUT SAFETY CERTIFICATION LABELS.

Consequence: INCORRECT TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE COULD RESULT IN TIRE TREAD SEPARATION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CERTIFICATION LABELS.

Notes: ALL VEHICLES WERE AT DEALERSHIPS AND CERTIFICATION LABELS WERE AFFIXED TO THESE UNITS ON OCTOBER 9, 2000.THIS RECALL IS 100% COMPLETE.

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