2017 Ford EXPLORER Wheels Hub Recall

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2017 Ford EXPLORER Wheels Hub Recall

 NHTSA Recall #136145
NHTSA Compaign #17E048000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerFord Motor Company
 Model Year2017
 Date of notification31/07/17
 Begin date of manufacuring03/03/24
 End date of manufacturing03/03/24
Type of recallE
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received28/08/17
 Report created29/08/17
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units630
 Defect summaryFord motor company (ford) is recalling certain wheel hub bearing assemblies, part number hb5z-1104-c, incorrectly listed as being for installation on the rear axles of 2011-2017 ford explorer 4x2 vehicles. These bearings assemblies were manufactured without a self retention feature, possibly resulting in the separation of the wheel or wheel end.
 Consequence summaryA loss of the wheel or wheel end can increase the risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionFord will notify the distributors of the hubs specifying that they are to only be used on drive axles. It is believed that none of the hubs were purchased from ford dealers for the incorrect application. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • 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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