Recall: 2006 Expedition/Explorer: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

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[FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]6600,6602[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
Make: FORD
Model: EXPEDITION/EXPLORER
Model Year: 2006
MFG Campaign #: 05S40

Description: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date of MFG: 8/29/2005
End Date of MFG: 10/17/2005
Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

Number of units affected: 199,942
Date owner notified by MFG: 11/22/2005

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

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, PASSENGER CARS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITHOUT GREASE BEING APPLIED TO THE OUTPUT SHAFT GEAR.

Consequence Summary: AFTER A PERIOD OF CONTINUOUS USE ON THE HIGH SPEED SETTING, LACK OF GREASE ON THE OUTPUT SHAFT GEAR MAY CAUSE THE GEAR TO DISTORT OR FRACTURE DURING OPERATION RESULTING IN A LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION. INOPERATIVE WIPERS UNDER INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD CAUSE A CRASH DUE TO IMPAIRED VISIBILITY.

Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WIPER MOTOR FOR THE PRESENCE OF GREASE AND GREASE THE WIPER MOTOR GEARS IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 22, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673 OR LINCOLN/MERCURY AT 1-800-521-4140.[/FONT]
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Recall Notes: FORD RECALL NO. 05S40 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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