Recall List for the 2015 Ford Explorer

Official recalls have been issued for the 2015 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. 2015 Ford Explorer SUSPENSION:REAR NHTSA Campaign #16V245000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 26, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 75,364

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured January 17, 2014 to May 31, 2014. The affected vehicles may have improperly welded rear suspension toe links that may fracture.

    Consequence: A fracture of the rear suspension toe link may result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear suspension toe links, free of charge. The recall began on November 18, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S18. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V245000 »

  2. 2015 Ford Explorer PARKING BRAKE NHTSA Campaign #15V464000

    • Date Announced: JULY 24, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 7,165

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, and Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to May 23, 2015, Lincoln MKT vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to May 21, 2015, and 2015-2016 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to May 23, 2015. The affected vehicles have a parking brake that may not fully engage when applied. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

    Consequence: If the parking brake does not fully engage and the transmission is left in a gear other than 'Park' while on a slope, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will test the operation of the parking brake system, and if necessary, replace the parking brake control assembly, free of charge. The recall began on September 4, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15C07. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V464000 »

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