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1999 Ford Explorer Recalls

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Most Recent 1999 Ford Explorer Recall

On August 13, 2007, Ford recalled 3,600,000 Ford Explorer. On certain pickup trucks, passenger vehicles, sport utility vehicles, and motor homes chassis, the speed control deactivation switch may, under certain conditions, leak internally and then overheat, smoke, or burn.
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1999 Ford Explorer Recall Details

Summary on August 13, 2007
On certain pickup trucks, passenger vehicles, sport utility vehicles, and motor homes chassis, the speed control deactivation switch may, under certain conditions, leak internally and then overheat, smoke, or burn.
RepairPal Expert Overview on August 29, 2003
On certain sport utility vehicles equipped with high back seats, the upper bolt on the driver¿s side high back seat, that attaches the seat recliner mechanism to the seat back frame, could fracture. if the bolt fractures and does not jam in the seat back frame, the seat back may recline until it makes contact with an object behind the seat, such as the second row seat cushion.
RepairPal Expert Overview on August 29, 2003
On certain sport utility vehicles equipped with speed control and 4.0l sohc engines, if the strand cover on the speed control cable becomes flared at the end, the speed control cable may bind when the speed control is activated.
Summary on June 4, 2001
This is not a safety recall in accordance with the safety act. however, it is deemed a safety improvement campaign by the agency. equipment description: ford is replacing all firestone wilderness at 15, 16, and 17 inch tires mounted on ford trucks and suvs. ford reports tread separation can occur due to a combination of the sensitivity of the tire design to stress, aging, and manufacturing differences between plants. ford is replacing these tires to prevent possible premature tire failure. vehicle description: the vehicles listed below may have been originally equipped with firestone wilderness at tires or may have had wilderness at tires installed during the firestone recall launched in august 2000. certain 1991 throught 2002 ford explorer certain 2001 throught 2002 explorer sport, and sport trac certain 1997 through 2002 mercury mountaineer certain 1991 through 2001 ranger certain 1999 through 2001 expedition certain 1991 through 1994, and 1997 model year f-series certain 1991 through 1994 bronco note: both original equipment and replacement tires are affected.
RepairPal Expert Overview on January 23, 2001
Vehicle description: sport utility vehicles equipped with the 3.27 or 3.55 axle ration. the subject vehicles have a powertrain control module that could allow the vehicle to exceed the design intent top speed. at these extreme speeds, the vehicle could be capable of exceeding the speed rating of the tire.
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