2000 Ford Explorer Recall | Vehicle Description: 4-door Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With Side Air Bags.

2000 Ford Explorer Air Bags,side/window Recall | July 05, 2000

Vehicle Description: 4-door Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With Side Air Bags. The Subject Vehicles Have A Revised Level Side Crash Sensor That Could Deploy The Side Air Bag If The Ignition Key Is In The “run” Position And The Seatbelt Webbing Is Forcibly Extracted From A Locked Retractor With A Jerking Motion.

Inadvertent Side Air Bag Deployment Could Cause Personal Injury To The Seat Occupant.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Side Crash Sensors With A Revised Design That Will Reduce The Likelihood Of An Unexpected Side Air Bag Deployment.

Owner Notification Began July 10, 2000.owners Who Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673. Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on July 05, 2000 for 2000 Ford Explorer, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Air Bags,side/window problems.

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