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2000 FORD EXPLORER Recall - Campaign #00T005000

 
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2000 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 2000 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 2000 FORD EXPLORER Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

2000 FORD EXPLORER Recall for AIR BAGS, SIDE/WINDOW

2000 FORD EXPLORER Recall for SEAT BELTS

2000 FORD EXPLORER Recall for POWER TRAIN, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

2000 FORD EXPLORER Recall for STRUCTURE

2000 FORD EXPLORER Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CABLES

2000 FORD EXPLORER Recall for SEATS, FRONT ASSEMBLY, RECLINER

2000 FORD EXPLORER Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

2000 FORD EXPLORER Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Technical Service Bulletins Oct 23, 2008 - 063140 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
FORD: CERTAIN 1999-2001 MODEL YEAR VEHICLES UP TO 6000 LB GVWR REGISTERED IN NEW YORK AND CERTAIN 2001 VEHICLES UP TO 6000 LB GVWR REGISTERED IN THE STATE OF MAINE, CERTIFIED FOR SALE IN CALIFORNIA-FEDERAL EMISSION WARRANTY REFUND. *PE

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

May 05, 2005 - 342000 COMMUNICATIONS:BACK UP ALARM
FALSE PARKING AID WARNINGS. *TT UPDATE. *TT

Apr 28, 2005 - 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT
REVISED PROCEDURE FOR ADJUSTING ALIGNMENT ON ALL SUSPENSIONS - NEW RIGHT HAND UPPER CONTROL ARM DESIGN FOR TORSION BAR FRONT SUSPENSIONS. *TT

Apr 28, 2005 - 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
GENERAL (PCM) POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *TT

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