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Ford Explorer Recall 91V189000

Drive Train, March 2, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 2, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
PE91127
Potential Number of Units Affected
792,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V189000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary
WHEN THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER IS PLACED IN THE PARK POSITION, THE PARK PAWL DOES NOT ALWAYS ABUT OR ENGAGE THE PARK GEAR.
Consequence
DRIVER MAY BELIEVE THE VEHICLE IS SAFELY ENGAGED IN PARKWHEN THE GEAR IS NOT TRULY ENGAGED. THIS CAN LEAD TO THE VEHICLE JUMPING OUT OFGEAR UNINTENTIONALLY, VEHICLE ROLLAWAY WHEN PARKED ON A SLOPED SURFACE, ANDINADVERTENT MOTION WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STARTED. ALL OF THESE CONDITIONS CANRESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPAIR THE TRANSMISSION WITH A NEW PARK PAWL.
Notes
SYSTEM: TRANSMISSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS, VANS, AND MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES EQUIPPEDWITH A4LD AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.
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