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Ford Explorer Recall 95V053000

Ford Recalls 1995 Explorer Vehicles to Check for Fractured Inner Tie Rod Ends

Recall Details

Ford has recalled certain 1995 Explorer vehicles because the inner tie rod ends were improperly manufactured and could fracture. If an inner tie rod end fractures, loss of vehicle control could result. Dealers will inspect and replace affected inner tie rod ends as necessary.

Suspension & Steering, March 6, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 6, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
49,300
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V053000
Component
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Summary
THE INNER TIE ROD ASSEMBLIES WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED AND CAN FRACTURE CAUSING SHAKING OR SHIMMY AT LOW SPEEDS.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE WHEEL ON THE SIDE WITH THE BROKEN TIE ROD TO TUCK INWARD OR OUTWARD AND SLIDE RESULTING IN AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE INNER TIE RODS AND REPLACE THE SUSPECT TIE RODS.
Notes
SYSTEM: STEERING; LINKAGES; TIE ROD; INNER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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