2003 Ford Explorer Recall | Certain Pickup Truck, Van, And Mini Van Conversions Equipped With

2003 Ford Explorer Structure Recall | Mar 07, 2003

Certain Pickup Truck, Van, And Mini Van Conversions Equipped With Southern Comfort Built Running Boards That Contain Certain Courtesy Lights Manufactured By American Technology Components, Inc. These Units Contain A Courtesy Light Or Lights That Might Overheat When The Wire Harness Is Exposed To Excessive Moisture And Road Salt.

This Overheating Condition Can Cause The Running Board To Melt Or Cause A Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Wiring Harness On These Running Boards. Owner Notification Began March 7, 2003. Owners Who Take 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 Southern Comfort At 1-800-745-6096.

Customers Can 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 Mar 07, 2003 for 2003 Ford Explorer, manufactured by SOUTHERN COMFORT CONVERSIONS, in response to Structure problems.

2003 Ford Explorer Recall | On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With High Back Seats, The

2003 Ford Explorer Seats,front Assembly,recliner Recall | Aug 05, 2003

On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With High Back Seats, The Upper Bolt On The Driver’s Side High Back Seat, That Attaches The Seat Recliner Mechanism To The Seat Back Frame, Could Fracture. If The Bolt Fractures And Does Not Jam In The Seat Back Frame, The Seat Back May Recline Until It Makes Contact With An Object Behind The Seat, Such As The Second Row Seat Cushion.

The Driver Could Potentially Lose Contact With The Steering Wheel Or Foot Pedals During Such An Event, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Driver Seat Upper Bolt With A Metal Spacer And Bolt. In Addition, Seats With Tubular Back Frames Will Have The Fully Threaded Lower Recliner Bolt Replaced With A Partially Threaded Bolt. Owner Notification Began On August 29, 2003. Owners Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Ford Recall No. 03s04.customers Can 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 Aug 05, 2003 for 2003 Ford Explorer, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Seats,front Assembly,recliner problems.

2003 Ford Explorer Recall | On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With Speed Control And 4.0l

2003 Ford Explorer Vehicle Speed Control,cables Recall | Aug 05, 2003

On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With Speed Control And 4.0l Sohc Engines, If The Strand Cover On The Speed Control Cable Becomes Flared At The End, The Speed Control Cable May Bind When The Speed Control Is Activated.

The Throttle Return Spring Force May Not Be Sufficient To Overcome The Binding Condition When The Speed Control Is Disengaged. Braking Function Would Be Maintained Though Stopping Distances May Be Increased.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Speed Control Cable And, If Necessary, Replace It. Owner Notification Began August 29, 2003. Owners Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Ford Recall No. 03s03.customers Can 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 Aug 05, 2003 for 2003 Ford Explorer, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Vehicle Speed Control,cables problems.