2013 Ford Explorer

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Available in 7 styles:  2013 Ford Explorer 4dr FWD shown
Starting MSRP
$29,100–$40,780
Estimated MPG

16–17 city / 22–24 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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Explorer

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Recall number: 13V270000
Recall date: 06/26/2013

Problem Summary:

FORD MOTOR COMPANY (FORD) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 FORD EXPLORER, TAURUS, AND LINCOLN MKS VEHICLES MANUFACTURED NOVEMBER 29, 2012, THROUGH DECEMBER 12, 2012. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, WITH SUFFICIENT DOOR OPENINGS AND CLOSINGS, THE CHILD SAFETY LOCKS MAY CHANGE FROM AN ACTIVATED POSITION TO A DEACTIVATED POSITION WITHOUT NOTICE.

Consequence:

IF THE CHILD LOCK IS DEACTIVATED, THE DOOR COULD BE UNLOCKED AND OPENED FROM THE INSIDE WHICH COULD LEAD TO PERSONAL INJURY TO AN UNRESTRAINED CHILD.

Corrective Action:

FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL TEST THE SAFETY LOCKS. IF NECESSARY, THE LOCKS WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AUGUST 5, 2013. FORD'S RECALL NUMBER IS 13S07. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 11/29/2012 and 12/12/2012.


LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Recall number: 13V270000
Recall date: 06/26/2013

Problem Summary:

FORD MOTOR COMPANY (FORD) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 FORD EXPLORER, TAURUS, AND LINCOLN MKS VEHICLES MANUFACTURED NOVEMBER 29, 2012, THROUGH DECEMBER 12, 2012. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, WITH SUFFICIENT DOOR OPENINGS AND CLOSINGS, THE CHILD SAFETY LOCKS MAY CHANGE FROM AN ACTIVATED POSITION TO A DEACTIVATED POSITION WITHOUT NOTICE.

Consequence:

IF THE CHILD LOCK IS DEACTIVATED, THE DOOR COULD BE UNLOCKED AND OPENED FROM THE INSIDE WHICH COULD LEAD TO PERSONAL INJURY TO AN UNRESTRAINED CHILD.

Corrective Action:

FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL TEST THE SAFETY LOCKS. IF NECESSARY, THE LOCKS WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AUGUST 5, 2013. FORD'S RECALL NUMBER IS 13S07. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 11/29/2012 and 12/12/2012.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Recall number: 13V227000
Recall date: 05/31/2013

Problem Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 EXPLORER, TAURUS, FLEX, FUSION, POLICE INTERCEPTOR SEDAN AND POLICE INTERCEPTOR UTILITY VEHICLES; AND CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 LINCOLN MKS, MKT, AND MKZ VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE FUEL DELIVERY MODULE MAY DEVELOP A CRACK, ALLOWING FUEL TO LEAK.

Consequence:

A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:

FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL DELIVERY MODULE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON JULY 15, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332. FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 13S04.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/25/2011 and 01/10/2013.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Recall number: 13V227000
Recall date: 05/31/2013

Problem Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 EXPLORER, TAURUS, FLEX, FUSION, POLICE INTERCEPTOR SEDAN AND POLICE INTERCEPTOR UTILITY VEHICLES; AND CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 LINCOLN MKS, MKT, AND MKZ VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE FUEL DELIVERY MODULE MAY DEVELOP A CRACK, ALLOWING FUEL TO LEAK.

Consequence:

A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:

FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL DELIVERY MODULE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON JULY 15, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332. FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 13S04.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/25/2011 and 01/10/2013.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Recall number: 13V109000
Recall date: 03/27/2013

Problem Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 TAURUS, LINCOLN MKS, AND MODEL YEAR 2013 EXPLORER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JULY 19, 2011, THROUGH MARCH 15, 2012. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANKS MAY HAVE A MARGINALLY SEALED SEAM IN THE SIDE OF THE TANK. AS A RESULT, THE FUEL TANKS MAY NOT PROVIDE THE EXPECTED STRENGTH IN THE EVENT OF AN IMPACT. THE TANKS MAY ALSO LEAK.

Consequence:

A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:

FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL TANKS AND REPLACE THEM AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 22, 2013. FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 13S03. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 07/19/2011 and 03/15/2012.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Recall number: 13V109000
Recall date: 03/27/2013

Problem Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 TAURUS, LINCOLN MKS, AND MODEL YEAR 2013 EXPLORER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JULY 19, 2011, THROUGH MARCH 15, 2012. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANKS MAY HAVE A MARGINALLY SEALED SEAM IN THE SIDE OF THE TANK. AS A RESULT, THE FUEL TANKS MAY NOT PROVIDE THE EXPECTED STRENGTH IN THE EVENT OF AN IMPACT. THE TANKS MAY ALSO LEAK.

Consequence:

A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:

FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL TANKS AND REPLACE THEM AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 22, 2013. FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 13S03. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 07/19/2011 and 03/15/2012.


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