Replacement Steering Gears Installed on Ford Explorers Recalled
Ford is recalling roughly 300 replacement steering gears installed on model year 2011-2012 Explorers as service parts in September 2013 and January 2014.
The affected gears may lock, preventing the driver from being able to steer the vehicle. The inability to steer the vehicle increases the risk of a crash.
Ford will notify the owners of all affected vehicles, and Ford dealers will replace the suspect steering gears with new steering gears. This service will be performed free of charge.
For further details on this recall, contact Ford toll-free at 800-392-3673. Ford's campaign ID number for this recall is 13S14.