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Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
FORD / EXPEDITION 2006
LINCOLN / NAVIGATOR 2006
Manufacturer : FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V310000 Recall Date : JUL 05, 2005
Component: TIRES:TREAD/BELT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 10061
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE TIRES ON THE DRIVER’S SIDE OF THE VEHICLE MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED AT THE CENTER TREAD DURING PRODUCTION.
Consequence:
 OVER TIME, THE DAMAGE MAY BE SUFFICIENT TO ALLOW BELT CORROSION ULTIMATELY LEADING TO A TREAD SEPARATION, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL HAVE ALL FOUR TIRES INSPECTED (TO ENSURE INSPECTION OF THE LEFT HAND SIDE TIRES THAT MAY HAVE BEEN ROTATED TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE VEHICLE) FOR TIRE TREAD DAMAGE AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE DAMAGED TIRE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON JULY 15, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Notes:
 FORD RECALL NO. 05S35. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.