Recall List for the 2000 Ford Explorer

Official recalls have been issued for the 2000 Ford Explorer by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Ford service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Ford customer service.

  1. RECALL: Speed Control Deactivation Switch/Overheats

    A vehicle fire could occur with or without the engine running. Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 13, 2009
    Vehicles Affected
    4,500,000
  2. RECALL: FMVSS 108/Replacement Headlamps/Amber Reflector

    Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 11, 2009
    Vehicles Affected
    42,540
  3. RECALL: FMVSS 108/Aftermarket Combination Lamps

    Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 07, 2009
    Vehicles Affected
    16,270
  4. RECALL: Speed Control Deactivation Switch

    This could result in an underhood fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 03, 2007
    Vehicles Affected
    3,600,000
  5. RECALL: Fuel Leak/Fire

    Failure of this connection could lead to fuel spillage and, in the presence of an ignition source, a fire could occur. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 13, 2006
    Vehicles Affected
    58,640
  6. RECALL: FMVSS 108/Amber Side Reflex Reflectors

    Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without warning. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 23, 2006
    Vehicles Affected
    61,944
  7. RECALL: Ford/Speed Control Cable

    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. ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 05, 2003
    Vehicles Affected
    448,005
  8. RECALL: Ford/High Back Seats

    The driver could potentially lose contact with the steering wheel or foot pedals during such an event, increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 05, 2003
    Vehicles Affected
    1,552,880
  9. RECALL: Southern Comfort/Running Boards

    This overheating condition can cause the running board to melt or cause a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 07, 2003
    Vehicles Affected
    3,674
  10. RECALL: Ford/Firestone Wilderness At Tires

    Should the tread separate at highway speeds, a vehicle crash could occur, possibly resulting in personal injury or death. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 22, 2001
    Vehicles Affected
    13,000,000
  11. RECALL: Ford/Powertrain Control Module

    Operating the vehicle above the maximum speed rating could lead to a tire failure which at these speeds could result in a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    NOV 28, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    100,500
  12. RECALL: Firestone/Tread Separation

    If the tread separates from the tire, the driver can lose control of the vehicle, possibly resulting in a crash causing injury or death. Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 21, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    14,400,000
  13. RECALL: Ford/FMVSS 209/Trw Seat Belt Buckles

    In the event of a vehicle crash, the occupant may not be properly restrained. Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 18, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    144,435
  14. RECALL: Ford/Side Air Bags

    Inadvertent side air bag deployment could cause personal injury to the seat occupant. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUL 05, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    2,300
  15. RECALL: Ford/Electronic Functions

    An inoperative windshield wiper system could affect driver visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 07, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    208,903

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