Safety Ratings
1991 Ford Explorer
Front Crash Driver Side 3.0000
Number of Recalls11
Number of Complaints618
Number of Investigations18
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 1991 Ford Explorer vehicles

1991 Ford Explorer (5/22/2001)  

Campaign Number: 01X001000

Component Name: TIRES:TREAD/BELT

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: FORD IS REPLACING ALL FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT 15, 16, AND 17 INCH TIRES MOUNTED ON FORD TRUCKS AND SUVS. FORD REPORTS TREAD SEPARATION CAN OCCUR DUE TO A COMBINATION OF THE SENSITIVITY OF THE TIRE DESIGN TO STRESS, AGING, AND MANUFACTURING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PLANTS. FORD IS REPLACING THESE TIRES TO PREVENT POSSIBLE PREMATURE TIRE FAILURE. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: THE VEHICLES LISTED BELOW MAY HAVE BEEN ORIGINALLY EQUIPPED WITH FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT TIRES OR MAY HAVE HAD WILDERNESS AT TIRES INSTALLED DURING THE FIRESTONE RECALL LAUNCHED IN AUGUST 2000. CERTAIN 1991 THROUGHT 2002 FORD EXPLORER CERTAIN 2001 THROUGHT 2002 EXPLORER SPORT, AND SPORT TRAC CERTAIN 1997 THROUGH 2002 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 2001 RANGER CERTAIN 1999 THROUGH 2001 EXPEDITION CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 1994, AND 1997 MODEL YEAR F-SERIES CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 1994 BRONCO NOTE: BOTH ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT AND REPLACEMENT TIRES ARE AFFECTED.

Defect: SHOULD THE TREAD SEPARATE AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.

Corrective Action: THE REPLACEMENT/REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM FOR THIS CAMPAIGN EXPIRED ON MARCH 31, 2002. HOWEVER, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT FORD AT 1-877-917-3673 OR GO ON-LINE TO WWW.FORD.COM FOR POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE.

1991 Ford Explorer (8/21/2000)  

Campaign Number: 00T005000

Component Name: TIRES:TREAD/BELT

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: 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.

Defect: IF THE TREAD SEPARATES FROM THE TIRE, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH CAUSING INJURY OR DEATH.

Corrective Action: 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.

1991 Ford Explorer (12/18/1997)  

Campaign Number: 97V235001

Component Name: STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FACTORY INSTALLED SUNROOF. THE SUNROOF GLASS PANEL ASSEMBLY CAN SEPARATE WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING DUE TO INCORRECT HINGE ENGAGEMENT. THIS WAS CAUSED BY IMPROPER SUNROOF INSTALLATION OF THE GLASS PANEL.

Defect: UNEXPECTED SEPARATION OF THE SUNROOF GLASS PANEL COULD POSSIBLY DISTRACT THE DRIVER INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH OR LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.

Corrective Action: OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN INSTRUCTION BOOKLET WHICH THOROUGHLY OUTLINES, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, THE PROPER PROCEDURES FOR THE REMOVAL, STORAGE, AND REINSTALLATION OF THE SUNROOF'S GLASS PANEL. A WARNING LABEL FOR ATTACHMENT TO THE SUNROOF'S LATCH KNOB WILL ALSO BE PROVIDED TO THE OWNERS.

1991 Ford Explorer (2/5/1996)  

Campaign Number: 96V024001

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: THE STUDS WHICH ATTACH THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER TO THE POWER BRAKE VACUUM BOOSTER ASSEMBLY CAN DEVELOP STRESS CORROSION CRACKING AFTER BEING OPERATED FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOCATION.

Defect: IF A CRACK OCCURS, IT COULD RESULT IN ONE OR BOTH STUDS FRACTURING. THE MASTER CYLINDER COULD THEN SEPARATE FROM THE VACUUM BOOSTER, WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED, PREVENTING THE SERVICE BRAKES FROM ACTIVATING INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER BRAKE VACUUM BOOSTER ASSEMBLY.

1991 Ford Explorer (1/31/1996)  

Campaign Number: 95I007000

Component Name: STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 573. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. THE CAMPAIGN WILL REINFORCE THE BRACKET ATTACHMENTS OF THE REAR LIFTGATE GAS ASSIST CYLINDERS WHICH COULD PULL AWAY FROM THE INSIDE OF THE LIFTGATE.

Defect: IF A BRACKET AND GAS ASSIST CYLINDER WERE TO DETACH COMPLETELY FROM THE LIFTGATE AND NO LONGER BEAR AGAINST THE LIFTGATE AS INTENDED, THE REMAINING ASSIST CYLINDER WOULD NOT HOLD THE LIFTGATE IN AN OPEN POSITION. PERSONAL INJURY COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action: FORD DEALERS WILL REINFORCE THE BRACKET ATTACHMENTS.

1991 FORD EXPLORER for sale

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1991 Ford Explorer

$4,998

1991 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 122709 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Medford, OR
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer XL

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1991 FORD EXPLORER XL

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 64195 Miles
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Klamath Falls, OR
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

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1991 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Okmulgee, OK
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer

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1991 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Augusta, GA
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer

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1991 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 180331 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Fayetteville, AR
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

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1991 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 62698 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer

$1,095

1991 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 24505 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Spokane, WA
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer

$79,995

1991 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 6000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Orange
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Calverton, NY
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer

$1,095

1991 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 72563 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Spokane, WA
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer

$1,995

1991 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 98500 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Skiatook, OK
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer

$700

1991 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: South Sioux City, NE
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer XLT

$1,995

1991 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Lynnwood, WA
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer XL

$3,695

1991 FORD EXPLORER XL

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Memphis, TN
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer XLT

$2,490

1991 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Marysville, WA
  • MPG: 15 City / 19 Hwy

1991 Ford Explorer

$1,000

1991 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 98983 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Coos Bay, OR
  • MPG: 15 City / 19 Hwy
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