2013 Ford Explorer
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    2013 Ford Explorer Recalls

    NHTSA Campaign ID #

    14V286000

    Recall Date

    2014-05-30

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured May 17, 2010, through February 28, 2012. The affected vehicles may experience an intermittent connection in the electric power steering gear, which can cause a loss of the motor position sensor signal resulting in a shut down of the power steering assist.

    Consequences

    If the vehicle experiences a loss of power steering assist it will require extra steering effort at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    Remedy

    Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the Power Steering Control Module (PSCM) software, free of charge. If a vehicle shows a history of a loss of motor position sensor signal when the vehicle is brought in for the recall remedy, its steering rack assembly will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by July 25, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S06.

    Component Affected

    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    Notes

    Ford Motor Company

    NHTSA Campaign ID #

    13V270000

    Recall Date

    2013-06-28

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 Ford Explorer, Taurus, and Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured November 29, 2012, through December 12, 2012. In the affected vehicles, with sufficient door openings and closings, the child safety locks may change from an activated position to a deactivated position without notice.

    Consequences

    If the child lock is deactivated, the door could be unlocked and opened from the inside which could lead to personal injury to an unrestrained child.

    Remedy

    Ford will notify owners, and dealers will test the safety locks. If necessary, the locks will be replaced free of charge. The recall began on August 2, 2013. Ford's recall number is 13S07. Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.

    Component Affected

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    Notes

    Ford Motor Company

    NHTSA Campaign ID #

    13V227000

    Recall Date

    2013-06-03

    Summary

    Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Police Interceptor Sedan and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles; and certain model year 2013 Lincoln MKS, MKT, and MKZ vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the fuel delivery module may develop a crack, allowing fuel to leak.

    Consequences

    A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

    Remedy

    Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery module, free of charge. The recall began on July 20, 2013. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S04.

    Component Affected

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    Notes

    Ford Motor Company

    NHTSA Campaign ID #

    13V109000

    Recall Date

    2013-03-27

    Summary

    Ford is recalling certain model year 2012 Taurus, Lincoln MKS, and model year 2013 Explorer vehicles manufactured July 19, 2011, through March 15, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the fuel tanks may have a marginally sealed seam in the side of the tank. As a result, the fuel tanks may not provide the expected strength in the event of an impact. The tanks may also leak.

    Consequences

    A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

    Remedy

    Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel tanks and replace them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on May 9, 2013. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S03. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332.

    Component Affected

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    Notes

    Ford Motor Company

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