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FORD EXPLORER Problems with Seats

 
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2006 FORD EXPLORER Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2006 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 2006 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 (617 Complaints)
Date reported Jun 06, 2007
Location GAINESVILLE, FL
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2006 FORD EXPLORER
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 20
Crash involved N
Injuries 1
Deaths 0
Source Email
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Complaint - Seats

TL CONTACT OWNS A 2006 FORD EXPLORER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THERE IS NOT ENOUGH PADDING ON THE FRONT DRIVER SIDE SEAT OF THE VEHICLE. THE DEALER RECOMMENDED TAKING THE VEHICLE TO AN UPHOLSTER SHOP. THE UPHOLSTERER ADDED MORE PADDING TO THE FRONT SEAT AND THE CONTACT STATED THAT THIS MADE THE SEAT MORE COMFORTABLE. THE CURRENT MILEAGE IS 55,000 AND FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 1,200. THE CONSUMER STATED THIS IS A COMPANY CAR AND USES THE VEHICLE FOR TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM SALES LOCATIONS. THE CONSUMER PROVIDED COPY OF LETTERS TO FORD PERTAINING TO THE DEFECT , COPY OF REGISTRATION, AND INSURANCE CARD. THE CONSUMER STATED THE DISCOMFORT OF THE SEAT CAUSED HIS LEG TO BECOME SWOLLEN AND UPON SEEKING MEDICAL TREATMENT, IT WAS DISCOVERED HE SUFFERED A DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS AND A BLOOD CLOT HAD BROKEN LOOSE AND CAUSED A PULMONARY EMBOLISM. THE VEHICLE IS A COMPANY OWNED. UPDATED 08/07/07

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