FORD EXPLORER 1999: TIRES:TREAD/BELT

Make : FORD Model : EXPLORER Year : 1999
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00T005000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-08-26 Date Received by ODI: 2000-08-21 Date Added to Database: 2000-08-10
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TIRES:TREAD/BELT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 14400000
Summary:
      TIRE DESCRIPTION: FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT, SIZE P235/75R15, PRODUCED AT THE DECATUR, ILLINOIS TIRE PLANT AND ALL FIRESTONE RADIAL ATX AND RADIAL ATX II TIRES, SIZE P235/75R15. OPERATION OF THESE TIRES AT LOW INFLATION PRESSURES, HIGH SPEED, AND IN HOT WEATHER, CAN CONTRIBUTE TO SEPARATION OF THE TIRE TREAD.
Consequence:
      IF THE TREAD SEPARATES FROM THE TIRE, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH CAUSING INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
      THE REPLACEMENT/REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM FOR THIS CAMPAIGN EXPIRED ON AUGUST 29, 2001. HOWEVER, CUSTOMERS SHOULD CONTACT FIRESTONE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-465-1904 FOR POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE.
Report Initiator: ODI T Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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