FORD EXPEDITION 2000: TRAILER HITCHES

Make : FORD Model : EXPEDITION Year : 2000
Build Dates : 1996-07-22 - 1999-12-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V073000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-05-15 Date Received by ODI: 2000-03-07 Date Added to Database: 2000-03-13
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S05
Component: TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 565800
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES. THE TRAILER HITCH ASSEMBLY TO THE FRAME ATTACHING BOLTS COULD LOSE THE CLAMP LOAD.
Consequence:
      THE TRAILER HITCH COULD THEN SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TRAILER HITCH MOUNTING BOLTS AND NUT PLATES.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 15, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.