Auto Recalls for Consumers

FORD EXPLORER Problems with Electrical System

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2002 FORD EXPLORER Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2002 FORD EXPLORER. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2002 FORD EXPLORER by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (3262 Complaints)
Date reported Oct 09, 2003
Location BUFFALO, MN
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Vehicle 2002 FORD EXPLORER
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
All Complaints
Complaint - Electrical System

TRAILER TOWING WIRING IS FUSED AT 40 AMPS TO THE TRAILER PLUG. A SHORT IN THE SIGNAL WIRING CAUSED THE TRAILER WIRING INSULATION TO MELT OFF BEFORE THE FUSE BLEW. I WAS FORTUNATE TO HAVE IT HAPPEN WITH MY BOAT TRAILER WHERE THE WIRING IS ENCLOSED IN THE IRON CHANNEL OF THE TRAILER. HAD THIS BEEN A CAMPER, IT COULD HAVE CAUSED A FIRE. THE WIRES GOING TO THE TRAILER PLUG SHOULD BE FUSED AT 7.5 AMPS AS IN PREVIOUS MODEL EXPLORERS. SEE THE EMAIL I RECENTLY COPIED YOUR DEPARTMENT FOR FULL EXPLANATION OF THIS INCIDENT. THIS PROBLEM EXISTS IN THE 2002 AND 2003 EXPLORERS AND POSSIBLE OTHER FORD PRODUCTS.

Now lower prices on ALL K&N products. Save up to 15% / $85.
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