Recall: 2002-2003 Exporer: STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

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[FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]16057,16058[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
Make: FORD
Model: EXPLORER
Model Year: 2002-2003
MFG Campaign #: 04S20

Description: STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date of MFG: 8/1/2001
End Date of MFG: 6/23/2003
Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

Number of units affected: 955,732
Date owner notified by MFG: 9/30/2004

Recall Initiator: ODI
MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE LIFTGATE GLASS STRUT MAY BECOME DISENGAGED OR THE HINGE MAY FRACTURE ALLOWING THE GLASS TO FALL AND POSSIBLY BREAK.

Consequence Summary: ACTURE, THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE GLASS TO FALL AND ULTIMATELY BREAK AND PERSONAL INJURIES COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL HAVE THE LIFTGATE GLASS STRUT BRACKETS AND GLASS HINGES REPLACED. FOR THE VEHICLES BUILT FROM AUGUST 1, 2000 THROUGH MARCH 3, 2002, THE DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HINGES AND LIFTGATE STRUT BRACKET. ON VEHICLES BUILT FROM MARCH 3, 2002 THROUGH JUNE 23, 2003, THE DEALERS WILL ONLY REPLACE THE HINGES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2004. A POSTCARD WAS SENT TO OWNERS ON DECEMBER 27, 2004, ADVISING THEM THAT PARTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. [/FONT]
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Recall Notes: FORD RECALL NO. 04S20. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).[/FONT]
 

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