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Ford Explorer Sport Trac Recalls

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Most Recent Ford Explorer Sport Trac Recall

On May 3, 2010, Ford recalled 33,256 Ford Explorer Sport Trac. Ford is recalling certain model year 2010 fusion, explorer, explorer sport trac, and mercury milan and mountaineer vehicles manufactured between december 15, 2009 through february 3, 2010 equipped with front seat manual recliners. these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 202, "head restraint." the recliner gear plate teeth may be out of dimension specification which could result in limited pawl to gear plate tooth engagement.
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Ford Explorer Sport Trac Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 3, 2010
Ford is recalling certain model year 2010 fusion, explorer, explorer sport trac, and mercury milan and mountaineer vehicles manufactured between december 15, 2009 through february 3, 2010 equipped with front seat manual recliners. these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 202, "head restraint." the recliner gear plate teeth may be out of dimension specification which could result in limited pawl to gear plate tooth engagement.
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 April 27, 2007

11 vehicles have bolts attaching the steering gear that could break and reduce steering effectiveness, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a medium priority recall, increasing to high if any abnormal looseness is noted in the steering. Please contact your Ford dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary on April 10, 2006
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, 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 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.
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