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2015 Ford Explorer Reliability Ratings

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2015 Ford Explorer Recalls

There have been 3 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

SUSPENSION:REAR Recall Date: 08/27/2017
  • Summary: 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.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 630
  • Consequence: A loss of the wheel or wheel end can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: 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.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17E048000
SUSPENSION:REAR Recall Date: 04/25/2016
  • 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.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 75364
  • Consequence: A fracture of the rear suspension toe link may result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: 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.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JAN 16, 2014 to MAY 30, 2014
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 16S18
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V245000
PARKING BRAKE Recall Date: 07/23/2015
  • 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."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 7165
  • 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.
  • Remedy: 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.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 03, 2015 to MAY 22, 2015
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 15C07
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V464000

2015 Ford Explorer Warranty

Warranty information last updated: 7/12/17

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