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1996 FORD EXPLORER Recall - Campaign #00T005000

 
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1996 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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Vehicle 1996 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 1996 FORD EXPLORER Recall for LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES, DOORS, LATCH

1996 FORD EXPLORER Recall for EQUIPMENT, OTHER, LABELS

1996 FORD EXPLORER Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

1996 FORD EXPLORER Recall for STRUCTURE, BODY, HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE, SUPPORT DEVICE

1996 FORD EXPLORER Recall for SUSPENSION

1996 FORD EXPLORER Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Technical Service Bulletins Jul 07, 2016 - 021100 SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR
This recall action involves replacement of the front stabilizer bar links in certain 1995 through 1997 model year Explorer and Mountaineer vehicles. Under certain conditions, predominantly in cold weather areas, a front stabilizer bar

Dec 06, 2005 - 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
FRONT AXLE LEAKS FLUID FROM VENT TUBE - VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4X4 OR AWD. *TT

Aug 05, 2004 - 032100 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
LAMP-BRAKE-INVADVERTENT DISABLING OF BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *MJ

Jul 27, 2004 - 021230 SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
AIR RIDE CONTROL LAMP ON AFTER SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT / CONTACT REQUEST. *TT

Jul 27, 2004 - 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ENGINE-GEAR DRIVEN SYNCHRONIZERS-INCORRECT INSTALLATION-CAMSHAFT POSITION SYNCHRONIZER (CMP) INSTALLATION TOOL CORRECT APPLICATION. *MJ

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