1993 Ford EXPLORER Structure Body Hatchback, Liftgate Support Device problems & defects.

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If you are driving a 1993 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Structure Body Hatchback, Liftgate Support Device problems and defects. Total reports: 42.

Rear Hatch Fails To Support Itself. Door Fell Down Hitting Owner In Shoulders Due To Weld On Frame Breaking. Tt

1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X4PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in CORAL SPRING, FL. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Oct 24, 1994

Pe95-032 Active, Suupport Rods Holding Hatch Fell Off, Hatch Opened Up, Resulting In An Injury. *ak

1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X6PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in BOWLINGGREEN, KY. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

June 16, 1995

Pe95-032 Active, Rear Hatchback Support Failed Will Not Support The Hatchback. Tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in PINELLAS PAR, FL. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Jan 01, 1995

Rear Hydraulic Cylinders Snapped Off And Were Replaced; Hydraulic Sylinders Are Breaking Again. Tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCU22X1PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in MIAMI, FL. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Aug 01, 1994

The Rear Hatch Latch Support Rod Broke. Tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X5PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in MIAMI, FL. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Rear Left Door Support Bracket Broke, Resulting In Gate Collapsing.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32XXPU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in SUNRISE, FL. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

July 05, 1995

Hatchback Hydraulic Bracket Welds Failed, Allowing The Liftgate To Fall. Tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCU24XXRU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in BRIGHTON, MA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Sept 01, 1995

Body Shop Manager @ Tipton ford In Brownville Tx., Failed To Respond On (2) Requests To Correct Recall 95s21. Tt *slc

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X4PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in BROWNSVILLE, TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19930801. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:RWD. FORD EXPLORER 1993 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Recall Related, 95v164000, Structure Hatchback Hydraulic Lift, In For Repair Oct.15,1995 Did Not Replace Parts On Bb Order. Tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X6PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in BOULDER, CO. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Oct 15, 1995

Has Contacted Three Dealerships To Get Recall Done 95s21 Structure; Hatchback Hydraulic Cylinder. Please Describe. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X2PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in DULUTH, GA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Received A Recall Notice, Recall #95s21, Dealer Would Not Do The Repairs. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):AFMDU34X8PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in CAMBRIA HEIG, NY. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Mar 19, 1996

Recall Related, 95i007000, Received 2nd Notice, Contact Dealership/mfr. Parts Are National Backorder No Know Date Of Delivery

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X6PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in PLANO, TX. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Mar 25, 1996

Liftgate Has Stress Cracks At The Point Of Attachment To The Gas Assist Cylinder. *sd

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X0PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in THE WOODLA, TX. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Sept 01, 1995

Lift Gate Cylinder Brackets Failed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCU24X6PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in CULVER CITY, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19921207. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:4WD.

May 29, 1996

Hatchback Support Rod Failed, Causing Injury.

1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X9PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in PHOENIX, AZ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19930801. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1993 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Oct 15, 1996

Recall Related Hydraulic Lift Cylinder Failure, 95v164-001, Never Received Recall Notice, Contacted Manufacturer And Dealership; Expired The Recall Time Frame, And Would Repair The Vehicle. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34Z1PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in FLORISSANT, MO. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:4WD. FORD EXPLORER 1993 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

May 01, 1997

The Hydraulic Lift Cylinder Came Detached. Repair Was Made To The Top Cylinder, Now Bottom Cylinder Is Detached. Dealer Refused To Fix It. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X9PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in BOWLING GREEN, OH. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Consumer Received Manufacturer’s Notice In The Fall Of 96, He Contacted A Local Dealer To Have Repairs Done; When He Was Told That The Recall Had Expired, And If He Had The Repairs Done He Would Have To Pay For It. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X5PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in ATLANTA, GA. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Hatchback Cylinder Broke And Fell On Owner’s Wife . The Door Was Hanging Off On One Side. Owner Has Notified The Dealerand Manufacturer. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X5PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in NEWHALL, CA. Vehicle was purchased on 19950214. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1993 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Aug 09, 1997

Rear Hatch Back Rod Broke Landing On Consumer’s Head Due To Weld Failure.

1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU24X9PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in RANCHO CONDOVA, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19930801. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1993 TRANSMISSION TYPE: MAN .

Oct 12, 1997

Hydraulic Hatchback Failed.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X3PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in FRESNO, CA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1993 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Dec 01, 1997

Battery/manifold Absolute Pressure (map) Sensor/radius Arm Bushing/hydraulic Lift Cylinders (rear Door) And Driver’s Side Mirror Failed.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X3PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in PLANO, TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19930621. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Nov 01, 1994

While Hatch Was Open The Weld Between The Bracket And The Hatch Sheared Causing It To Fall On The Shoulders Of The Driver.

1 person(s) were injured. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X4PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in LOOMIS, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19931101. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1993 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

June 01, 1998

Yes, When This Cylinder Exploded. My Wife Became Startled And Almost Lost Control Of Car. I Just Found Out That There Is A Recall On These Hydraulic Cylinders. They Needed To Be Reinforced.looking At The Part This Was A Defect, It Just Pulled Loose. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32XXPU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in PASADENA, TX. Vehicle was purchased on 19960501. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:FWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 30 mph.

Jan 17, 1999

Liftgate Bracket Failed, Recall Component However Consumer Is Having Trouble Receiving Repair Work, No Notice Received By Consumer Of The Recall Malfunction.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X5PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in ATASCADERO, CA. Vehicle was purchased on 19950101. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Consumer Had Become Aware Of Recalls 95v164 And 94v169. Upon Contacting The Dealer And Manufacturer , He Was Informed That The Recalls Had Expired. Consumer Is The Second Owner Of The Vehicle. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X4PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in JACKSON, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Bracket & Cylinder Totally Broke/detached From Liftgate. Dealer Has Failed To Honor Recall Notice To Fix @ No Charge. I Did Not Receive Recall Letter Upon Purchase Of Used Vehicle & Was Not Aware Of The Defect Until It Occurred. Requesting Written Notice From Nhtsa To Direct Dealer To Repair My Vehicle @ Nc Under Recall Program. Thank You. Recall 95v16401. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X5PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in TUSCALOOSA, AL. Vehicle was purchased on 19961201. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:RWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

May 01, 1999

The Right Rear Bracket Separated From The Hydraulic Lift Cylinder Causing Failure, Prior To Recall Notice (95v164000 & 95v164001). *yc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X9PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in NORTH BELL, NY. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19930518. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1993 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Apr 11, 1999

Vehicle Is Used. Owner Had Parked Vehicle & Went To Rear To Lift Hatch. The Cylinder Attachment Had Broken Off From The Right Side Of The Frame As It Was Closing. The Left Side Had Failed To Hold & Fell On The Owner. Hatch Was Heavy & Needed 2 Individuals To Lift It. Had Contacted Manufacturer Who Was Unwilling To Authorize Repairs Under A Recall That Has Expired. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X3PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in MILLTON, LA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Feb 14, 1999

While Driving On The Highway Heard A Snapping Noise Like Metal. The Hydraulic Lift Cylinders, That Are Attached To Brackets And Welded To The Liftgate, Broke Off. The Bracket Welds Fractured.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X0PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in LAUREL, MD. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Aug 13, 1999

Recall 99v310000/ Hydraulic Lift Cylinders. Parts Needed To Perform Recall Repairs Were Not Available. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X3PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in DARIEN, GA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Feb 16, 2000

The Liftgate Cylinder Failed Prior To Recall Notice 99v310001. Nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X5PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Feb 04, 1999

Recall Repair For Lift Cylinder Brackets (99v310001) Was Not Performed Because There Were No Parts Available. Nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X3PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in NEW YORK, NY. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Mar 08, 2000

Recall Component Failed Prior To Recall Notification, However Vehicle Has Not Been Repaired Due To Scheduling Problem, Consumer Concerned About Amount Of Time Required For Repair (99v-310). *mjs

FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in SCOTTSDALE, AZ. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Liftgate Failed Prior To Recall (95v-164). Yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCU24X1PW. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in COLUMBIAVI, MI. Vehicle was purchased on 19951001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:4WD. FORD EXPLORER 1993 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Recall Of The Breacket On The Liftgate 99v-310 Cannot Be Completed Due To Lack Of Parts. Nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X4PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in SAN ANTONI, TX. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Recall Of The Breacket On The Liftgate 99v-310 Cannot Be Completed Due To Lack Of Parts. Nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X4PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in SAN ANTONI, TX. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Nhtsa Recall 99v310001 And Manufacture’s Recall 99s34/ Hydraulic Cylinders Broke. No Parts Were Available. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X7PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in OAK HILL, FL. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

The Brackets Attaching The Hatch Door Stay Up When Opening Trunk Even Though Recall 95v164001 Was Complete, Dealer Tweeked Upper Back Rear Of Vehicle When Doing Recall. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X0PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in PETALUMA, CA. Vehicle was purchased on 19950901. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FORD EXPLORER 1993 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

There Was A Recall 95v164001/ Hydraulic Cylinders. Took Vehicle To Dealer, And They Replaced Hydraulic Cylinders. . Went Back To Dealer For A Water Leak Coming From Door, Dealer Readjusted Door, But It Was Still Leaking. Dealer Will Not Correct Problem Again. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in HUMBLE, TX. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

May 15, 2001

Manufacturer Closed The Recall Case And Will Not Perform Repair According To The Dealer. *la The Service Dealer Had Inspected The Rear Lift Gate And Said That The Repair Was Subject Of A Recall That ford Issued. Recall#95v164001 *sc The Consumer Stated The Paper Work Stated The Repair Had Been Performed When It Had Not Been, Because The First Time The Consumer Was At The Dealership, Due To Time Constraints The Consumer Was Unable To Leave The Vehicle. *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X5PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in CHARLOTTE, NC. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. DEALER’S NAME: TOWN & COUNTRY FORD .

Oct 01, 2001

Consumer Stated The Nhtsa Campaign Recall #95v164001 Failed. The Hydraulic Lift Cylinders Were Attached To Brackets That Were Welded To The Liftgate. The Bracket Welds Can Fracture. The Dealership Stated They Did All That They Were Going To Do. *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X2PU. FORD EXPLORER 1993 problem was reported in JACKSONVILLE, FL. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FORD EXPLORER 1993 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1993 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

July 15, 2004

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