Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

April 26, 2016

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

16V245000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected:

75,364

Summary:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured January 17, 2014 to May 31, 2014. The affected vehicles may have improperly welded rear suspension toe links that may fracture.

Consequence:

A fracture of the rear suspension toe link may result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replaced the rear suspension toe links, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S18.

Notes:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration