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Ford Explorer Recalls

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Most Recent Ford Explorer Recall

On May 22, 2017, Ford recalled 2,204 Ford Explorer. Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2017 ford explorer, f-150, f-250, f-350, f-450 and f-550 vehicles equipped with a manual driver's seat back recliner mechanism. in the event of a crash, the seat back frame may not restrain the occupant due to having inadequate welds. as such, these vehicles may not meet the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) numbers 202a, "head restraints" and 207, "seating systems."
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Ford Explorer Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 22, 2017

The manually adjusted driver's seat back frame may have inadequate welds, resulting in the seat back not properly restraining the driver in an accident. This could result in increased risk of injury.

Recall repairs on your Ford must be performed by a Ford dealership. Ford will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 17C08.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 22, 2016

Oil supply lines to the turbocharger in the engine compartment may leak engine oil. This could allow oil to leak onto hot engine components, creating a fire hazard.

Recall repairs on your Ford or Lincoln must be performed by a Ford or Lincoln dealership. Ford will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in January 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford or Lincoln dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 16S46.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 28, 2016

The driver's side seat back frame on a manually reclining seat may not be welded sufficiently, and may not protect an occupant in a crash. 

Recall repairs on your Ford must be performed by a Ford dealership. Ford will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in August, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 16C11.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 26, 2016

A rear suspension component called a toe link may fracture and result in the vehicle suspension becoming unstable. This could result in loss of vehicle control and lead to an accident.

Recalls on your Ford must be performed by a Ford dealership. Ford will begin notifying known owners of affected vehicles in May, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 16S18.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 31, 2016

The engine block heaters equipped on affected vehicles may overheat, resulting in a possible fire risk.

Recall repairs on your Ford or Lincoln must be performed by a Ford or Lincoln dealership. Ford will begin notifying known owners of affected vehicles in May, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford or Lincoln dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 16S14.