FORD issued a recall on the EXPLORER model

Starting date:
January 8, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Subcategory:
SUV
Notification type:
Safety Mfr
System:
Steering
Units affected:
20
Source of recall:
Transport Canada
Identification number:
2014002
TC ID number:
2014002
Manufacturer recall number:
13S14

Advisory details

A safety defect may exist in certain service parts installed after September 1st, 2013. Replacement steering gear assemblies could contain a defect potentially resulting in steering lockup and an inability to steer the vehicle. This would increase the risk of a crash causing injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Owners of affected vehicles will be notified based on warranty and dealer service records and affected parts will be replaced.

Affected products

Makes and models affected
Make Model Model year(s) affected
FORD EXPLORER 2011, 2012