2017 Ford Explorer recall

Ford Recall : Hub Unit Bearing May Allow Wheel Detachment

2017 Ford Explorer

CarComplaints.com Seal Of This Might Hurt

A loss of the wheel or wheel end can increase the risk of a crash.

Suspension — Rear
Wheels — Hub

Ford 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.
Ford 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.
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Date Announced
AUG 28, 2017
Vehicles Affected
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