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2000 FORD EXPLORER Recall - Campaign #03V094000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2000 FORD EXPLORER RECALL - #03V094000

RECALL FOR STRUCTURE

CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCK, VAN, AND MINI VAN CONVERSIONS EQUIPPED WITH SOUTHERN COMFORT BUILT RUNNING BOARDS THAT CONTAIN CERTAIN COURTESY LIGHTS MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY COMPONENTS, INC. THESE UNITS CONTAIN A COURTESY LIGHT OR LIGHTS THAT MIGHT OVERHEAT WHEN THE WIRE HARNESS IS EXPOSED TO EXCESSIVE MOISTURE AND ROAD SALT.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2000 FORD EXPLORER
Manufacturer SOUTHERN COMFORT CONVERSIONS
Manufactured between 8/1/2000 - 3/3/2003
Recalled on 3/18/2003
Influenced by SOUTHERN COMFORT CONVERSIONS
Owners Notified on 3/7/2003
# Affected 3,674
Recalled for STRUCTURE
 
Description CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCK, VAN, AND MINI VAN CONVERSIONS EQUIPPED WITH SOUTHERN COMFORT BUILT RUNNING BOARDS THAT CONTAIN CERTAIN COURTESY LIGHTS MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY COMPONENTS, INC. THESE UNITS CONTAIN A COURTESY LIGHT OR LIGHTS THAT MIGHT OVERHEAT WHEN THE WIRE HARNESS IS EXPOSED TO EXCESSIVE MOISTURE AND ROAD SALT.
Consequences THIS OVERHEATING CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE RUNNING BOARD TO MELT OR CAUSE A FIRE.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIRING HARNESS ON THESE RUNNING BOARDS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 7, 2003. 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 SOUTHERN COMFORT AT 1-800-745-6096.
Notes CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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 TIRES, TREAD/BELT

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 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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