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Recall List for the 2002 Ford Explorer

Official recalls have been issued for the 2002 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: Curved Tempered Automotive Replacement Glass

    In the event of a vehicle crash, the occupant(s) may be seriously injured by shattered glass. Read more »

    Date Announced
    DEC 11, 2007
    Vehicles Affected
    1,657
  5. 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
    MAY 24, 2006
    Vehicles Affected
    27,176
  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/Rear Liftgate Glass

    If the hinge should fracture, there is a potential for the glass to fall and ultimately break and personal injuries could occur. Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 13, 2004
    Vehicles Affected
    955,732
  8. 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
  9. RECALL: Ford/Tire

    Over time, the tire could fail, increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 24, 2001
    Vehicles Affected
    52,000
  10. RECALL: Ford/Liftgate Glass Bracket

    Rotation of the brackets could potentially cause the lift cylinders to detach from the glass or, in some cases, could potentially cause the liftgate glass ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 10, 2001
    Vehicles Affected
    50,224

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