Auto Recalls for Consumers

2011 FORD EXPLORER Recall - Campaign #15V171000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2011 FORD EXPLORER RECALL - #15V171000

RECALL FOR STRUCTURE : BODY : DOOR

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Explorer vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the interior door handle return spring may unseat, resulting in interior door handle that does not return to the fully stowed position after actuation.

Reviews & Complaints View all complaints filed for the 2011 FORD EXPLORER

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Send Email
Send to a friend

Hide Form

Recall Details
Vehicle 2011 FORD EXPLORER
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Manufactured between 2/1/2011 - 1/31/2012
Recalled on 3/24/2015
Influenced by Ford Motor Company
Owners Notified on 7/23/2015
# Affected 194,484
Recalled for STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
 
Description Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Explorer vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the interior door handle return spring may unseat, resulting in interior door handle that does not return to the fully stowed position after actuation.
Consequences If the interior door handle return spring is unseated, the door may unlatch in the event of a side impact crash, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Corrective action Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect all four of the interior door handles and either repair or replace them, free of charge. The recall began on July 23, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S11.
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.
See also 2011 FORD EXPLORER Recall for SEATS

2011 FORD EXPLORER Recall for STEERING, ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Technical Service Bulletins May 21, 2018 - 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Some 2007-2016 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan/Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with AWD and built on or before 30-Jun-2016 may exhibit a propane or natural gas odor during idle or low speed dr

May 21, 2018 - 350000 EQUIPMENT
Some 2007-2016 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan/Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with AWD and built on or before 30-Jun-2016 may exhibit a propane or natural gas odor during idle or low speed dr

May 14, 2018 - 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
2010-2018 various vehicles equipped with SYNC or SYNC 3 may not function when attempting to find or use the Spotify app via AppLink. As of an update released on 1/15/2018 Spotify will no longer be supporting their AppLink integration. No re

Jan 29, 2018 - 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
Some vehicles may exhibit a no start condition with an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and a DTC P161A after PCM replacement. This may be due to the parameter reset procedure not being properly completed. To clear this DTC, use

Jan 29, 2018 - 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Some vehicles may exhibit a no start condition with an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and a DTC P161A after PCM replacement. This may be due to the parameter reset procedure not being properly completed. To clear this DTC, use

View all Technical Service Bulletins



Comments

Do you drive a 2011 FORD EXPLORER?

Just because a car has been recalled does not mean it is not a reliable car. Millions of cars get recalled every year. Recalls often involve problems that are rare but could cause a serious problem if they occur. So the risk to any given driver is often remote, even though there may be a few high-profile incidents traced to the problem.

Tell us what you think.

Your Name:


Your Comment:


Home  •  Car Recalls  •  Tires  •  Motorcycles  •  RVs  •  Commercial Vehicles  •  Car Seats  •  Complaints  •  Sitemap  •  Privacy Policy

Edmunds  •  Kelley Blue Book  •  SaferCar.gov  •  Consumer Recalls  •  Government Recalls
Follow arfc_recalls on TwitterRSS Feeds