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1991 Ford Explorer Recalls

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Most Recent 1991 Ford Explorer Recall

On October 30, 1992, Ford recalled 565,000 Ford Explorer. The rigid mounted safety belt buckles are defective in three ways. first, a fastened safety belt buckle will not unlatch when the release button is depressed. this results from interference between the buckle ejector finger and the buckle tongue window. the second defect is the safety belt buckle may not latch. the third possible defect is that the tongue may be retained by the buckle, but it may not be latched sufficiently to provide occupant protection.
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1991 Ford Explorer Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 30, 1992
The rigid mounted safety belt buckles are defective in three ways. first, a fastened safety belt buckle will not unlatch when the release button is depressed. this results from interference between the buckle ejector finger and the buckle tongue window. the second defect is the safety belt buckle may not latch. the third possible defect is that the tongue may be retained by the buckle, but it may not be latched sufficiently to provide occupant protection.
Summary on March 2, 1992
When the automatic transmission shift lever is placed in the park position, the park pawl does not always abut or engage the park gear.
RepairPal Expert Overview on March 26, 1991
The front heat shield may contact the front of the plastic fuel tank, causing cuts or other damage to the extent of penetration.
RepairPal Expert Overview on March 26, 1991
The hot plate weld which attaches the vapor vent valve carrier to the top of the plastic fuel tank may partially fracture, allowing vapor of fuel to escape from the top of the tank.
RepairPal Expert Overview on March 26, 1991
Rear bumper reinforcement may be subject to fatigue cracking under extended trailer tow service when using a bumper-mounted trailer hitch ball.