Auto Recalls for Consumers

FORD EXPLORER Problems with Wheels

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2005 FORD EXPLORER Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2005 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 2005 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 (487 Complaints)
Date reported Oct 28, 2011
Location SANTEE, CA
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2005 FORD EXPLORER
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
All Complaints
Complaint - Wheels

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2005 FORD EXPLORER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE TURNING RIGHT AT APPROXIMATELY 15 MPH, ALL OF THE LUG NUTS ON THE REAR DRIVER SIDE WHEEL SHEERED OFF. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER AND THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT SOME OF THE LUG NUTS WERE ALSO SHEERED OFF FROM ALL OF THE OTHER WHEELS. ALL OF THE LUG NUTS AND THE LUG NUT STUDS WERE REPLACED. THE FAILURE RECURRED APPROXIMATELY TEN MONTHS LATER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT ALL OF THE LUG NUTS OF THE REAR DRIVER SIDE WHEEL SHEERED OFF. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED BACK TO THE AUTHORIZED DEALER WHERE THE IT REMAINED IN THEIR POSSESSION. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE AND OFFERED NO ASSISTANCE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 95,000.

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