FORD EXPEDITION 2006: TIRES:TREAD/BELT

Make : FORD Model : EXPEDITION Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2005-05-02 - 2005-05-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V310000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-07-13 Date Received by ODI: 2005-07-06 Date Added to Database: 2005-07-06
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05S35
Component: TIRES:TREAD/BELT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 10061
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE FRONT AND REAR TIRES ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE OF AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED AT THE CENTER TREAD DURING PRODUCTION.
Consequence:
      OVER TIME, THE DAMAGE MAY BE SUFFICIENT TO ALLOW BELT CORROSION ULTIMATELY LEADING TO A TREAD SEPARATION, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT ALL FOUR TIRES "TO ENSURE INSPECTION OF THE LEFT HAND SIDE TIRES THAT MAY HAVE BEEN ROTATED TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE VEHICLE" FOR TIRE TREAD DAMAGE AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE DAMAGED TIRE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 13, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FORD RECALL NO. 05S35.PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROGRAM WILL EXPIRE ON DECEMBER 31, 2005.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.