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1992 FORD EXPLORER Recall - Campaign #97V083000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1992 FORD EXPLORER RECALL - #97V083000

RECALL FOR VISIBILITY : REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

A SHORT CIRCUIT CONDITION CAN OCCUR IN THE REMOTE POWER MIRROR CONTROL SWITCH CIRCUIT BOARD AS A RESULT OF A SEPARATED PART OF THE CONTACT ASSEMBLY BRIDGING THE SWITCH POSITIVE BATTERY PAD AND ADJACENT CHASSIS GROUND PAD.

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Vehicle 1992 FORD EXPLORER
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufactured between 8/24/1992 - 11/18/1994
Recalled on 5/23/1997
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 6/4/1997
# Affected 610,000
Recalled for VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
 
Description A SHORT CIRCUIT CONDITION CAN OCCUR IN THE REMOTE POWER MIRROR CONTROL SWITCH CIRCUIT BOARD AS A RESULT OF A SEPARATED PART OF THE CONTACT ASSEMBLY BRIDGING THE SWITCH POSITIVE BATTERY PAD AND ADJACENT CHASSIS GROUND PAD.
Consequences THE CURRENT CAN OVERHEAT THE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND OTHER PLASTIC AND ELASTOMERIC COMPONENTS OF THE SWITCH ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN SMOKE OR FIRE.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN IN-LINE 10 AMP FUSE IN THE POSITIVE BATTERY FEED TO THE REMOTE POWER MIRROR CONTROL SWITCH ASSEMBLY.
Notes OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN MAY 19, 1997.NOTES:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
See also 1992 FORD EXPLORER Recall for STRUCTURE, BODY, HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE, SUPPORT DEVICE

1992 FORD EXPLORER Recall for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, POWER ASSIST, HYDRAULIC

1992 FORD EXPLORER Recall for STRUCTURE, BODY, ROOF AND PILLARS

1992 FORD EXPLORER Recall for TIRES, TREAD/BELT
Technical Service Bulletins Oct 29, 2003 - 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER - SERVICE TIPS. 2003 ESCORT AND SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT

Sep 09, 2003 - 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR
VARIOUS NOISE ISSUES FROM THE REAR LEAF SPRINGS WHILE DRIVING. *TT

Nov 04, 2002 - 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION AND A 4.0L OHV ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE / VIBRATION, NO DRIVE, UNUSUAL NOISE DURING CRANKING OR A NO CRANK CONDITION. *TT

Mar 05, 2002 - 190000 TIRES
OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT 7 REVISED INFORMATION - REGARDING REPLACEMENT OF WILDERNESS AT TIRES. *TT

Feb 22, 2002 - 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.0L OHV ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE NOISE WHICH MAY BE PERCEIVED BY THE CUSTOMER AS A PISTON / ONNECTING ROD BEARING KNOCK. *TT

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Comments

11/20/2014 - billie smith
yes i do and my brackes failed

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