2008 Ford EXPLORER Visibility Glass, Side Rear Recall

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2008 Ford EXPLORER Visibility Glass, Side Rear Recall

 NHTSA Recall #74991
NHTSA Compaign #07E104000
MFG Compaign #
 Model Year2008
 Date of notification15/01/08
 Begin date of manufacuring11/08/22
 End date of manufacturing11/08/22
Type of recallE
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received11/12/07
 Report created11/12/07
Regulation part number571
FMV safety standard number205
Estimated number of affected units1657
 Defect summaryCertain curved tempered replacement glass manufactured by hangzhou safety glass ltd and supplied to safelite by auto temp inc., identified as dot-430, and sold for use on certain domestic and foreign vehicles may not break into small pieces as expected of tempered glass and fails to conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 205, "glazing materials."
 Consequence summaryIn the event of a vehicle crash, the occupant(s) may be seriously injured by shattered glass.
 Corrective actionSafelite will notify its retail customers and replace the glass free of charge. Retail customers can contact safelite toll free at 1-888-843-2906. Safelite will notify its wholesale customers and reimburse wholesale customers for current inventory and at a specified rate for replacing their customer's glass. Wholesale customers can contact safelite's wholesale division, service autoglass toll free at 1-888-246-6298. The recall began on january 15, 2008.
 Recall notesThis recall only pertains to certain curved tempered replacement glass manufactured by hangzhou safety glass, ltd. (dot-430) and supplied to safelite by auto temp inc., and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the vehicles listed above. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www. Safercar. Gov.

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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