**** Recall via Transport and Infrastructure
Recall: Ford Explorer SUVs. On certain SUVs, the outer ball joint for the rear suspension toe link may seize. If this happens, the toe link could break while driving, causing a sudden loss of vehicle stability.
Transport Canada Recall # 2020-524
|Notification Type||Safety TC|
|Manufacturer Recall Number||20S62|
On certain vehicles, the outer ball joint for the rear suspension toe link may seize. If this happens, the toe link could break while driving. This could cause a sudden loss of vehicle stability.
Note: This recall only affects vehicles that were originally sold or currently registered in areas of heavy road salt usage (Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador), and that were repaired under any of the following recall campaigns:
– 2016-182 (Ford Recall 16S18)
– 2017-224 or 2017-577 (Ford Recall 17S11)
– 2019-280 (Ford Recall 19S17)Safety Risk:
A loss of vehicle stability could cause a loss of control and increase the risk of a crash.
|Make||Model||Model Year(s) Affected|
|FORD||EXPLORER||2013 2014 2015 2016 2017|
|FORD||POLICE INTERCEPTOR UTILITY (EXPLORER)||2013 2014 2015 2016 2017|
|Manufacturer Name||Contact Number||Web Site|