|NHTSA Recall #
|NHTSA Compaign #
|MFG Compaign #
|Ford Motor Company
|Date of notification
|Begin date of manufacuring
|End date of manufacturing
|Type of recall
|Regulation part number
|FMV safety standard number
|Estimated number of affected units
|Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2011-2017 explorer vehicles. The rear suspension toe links may fracture due to stress on the rear suspension.
|A fractured rear toe link will cause a sudden change in vehicle handling and increase the risk of a crash.
|Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear suspension toe links, and inspect both rear toe link ball joints, replacing the rear wheel knuckle(s), if necessary, free of charge. The recall began june 26, 2019. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19s17.
|Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).