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2013 FORD EXPLORER Recall - Campaign #13V270000

 
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2013 FORD EXPLORER RECALL - #13V270000

RECALL FOR LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 Ford Explorer, Taurus, and Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured November 29, 2012, through December 12, 2012. In the affected vehicles, with sufficient door openings and closings, the child safety locks may change from an activated position to a deactivated position without notice.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2013 FORD EXPLORER
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Manufactured between 11/29/2012 - 12/12/2012
Recalled on 6/28/2013
Influenced by Ford Motor Company
Owners Notified on 8/2/2013
# Affected 12,569
Recalled for LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
 
Description Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 Ford Explorer, Taurus, and Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured November 29, 2012, through December 12, 2012. In the affected vehicles, with sufficient door openings and closings, the child safety locks may change from an activated position to a deactivated position without notice.
Consequences If the child lock is deactivated, the door could be unlocked and opened from the inside which could lead to personal injury to an unrestrained child.
Corrective action Ford will notify owners, and dealers will test the safety locks. If necessary, the locks will be replaced free of charge. The recall began on August 2, 2013. Ford's recall number is 13S07. Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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