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1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall - Campaign #00T005000

 
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1991 FORD EXPLORER RECALL - #00T005000

RECALL FOR TIRES : TREAD/BELT

TIRE DESCRIPTION: FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT, SIZE P235/75R15, PRODUCED AT THE DECATUR, ILLINOIS TIRE PLANT AND ALL FIRESTONE RADIAL ATX AND RADIAL ATX II TIRES, SIZE P235/75R15. OPERATION OF THESE TIRES AT LOW INFLATION PRESSURES, HIGH SPEED, AND IN HOT WEATHER, CAN CONTRIBUTE TO SEPARATION OF THE TIRE TREAD.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 1991 FORD EXPLORER
Manufacturer BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE, INC.
Manufactured between n/a
Recalled on 8/10/2000
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 8/26/2000
# Affected 14,400,000
Recalled for TIRES:TREAD/BELT
 
Description TIRE DESCRIPTION: FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT, SIZE P235/75R15, PRODUCED AT THE DECATUR, ILLINOIS TIRE PLANT AND ALL FIRESTONE RADIAL ATX AND RADIAL ATX II TIRES, SIZE P235/75R15. OPERATION OF THESE TIRES AT LOW INFLATION PRESSURES, HIGH SPEED, AND IN HOT WEATHER, CAN CONTRIBUTE TO SEPARATION OF THE TIRE TREAD.
Consequences IF THE TREAD SEPARATES FROM THE TIRE, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH CAUSING INJURY OR DEATH.
Corrective action THE REPLACEMENT/REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM FOR THIS CAMPAIGN EXPIRED ON AUGUST 29, 2001. HOWEVER, CUSTOMERS SHOULD CONTACT FIRESTONE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-465-1904 FOR POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE.
Notes
See also 1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for VISIBILITY, SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for STRUCTURE, BODY, BUMPERS

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for POWER TRAIN, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for SEAT BELTS, FRONT, BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, POWER ASSIST, HYDRAULIC

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for STRUCTURE, BODY, ROOF AND PILLARS
Technical Service Bulletins 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

Oct 31, 2001 - 138120 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:HEATER CORE
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HEATER CORE LEAKS. *SLC

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