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Ford Expedition Recall 00V073000

Body, Interior & Misc., May 15, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 15, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
PE99060
Potential Number of Units Affected
565,800
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V073000
Component
TRAILER HITCHES

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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