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2011 Explorer Base Sport Utility SEATS Recall

On February 02, 2011, the NHTSA and Ford announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s SEATS. Learn more about this problem below.
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2011 Explorer Base Sport Utility SEATS Recall

Recall ID # 11V063000 - SEATS
Recall Date
FEB 02, 2011

Model Affected
2011 FORD EXPLORER

Recall Summary
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 EXPLORER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 15, 2010, THROUGH DECEMBER 13, 2010, EQUIPPED WITH SECOND ROW 60% SEATS WITH MANUAL RECLINER MECHANISMS THAT MAY HAVE COMPONENTS THAT ARE OUT OF DIMENSIONAL SPECIFICATION. THESE SEATS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS."

Defect Consenquence
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT BACK MAY NOT PROVIDE THE REQUIRED STRENGTH, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Remedy
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE SEATS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 15, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

Units Affected
1658

Notes
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 11C15
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