Up to a quarter of a million Ford Explorers have been recalled due to rolling risks 2022-04-30 14:30:51


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The document said that the bolt in the rear axle mount could break and cause the driveshaft to detach, increasing the risk of the car accidentally slipping while parked when the parking brake is not working.

Affected vehicles include various 2020-2022 Explorer models, including the Explorer Hybrid and Explorer Plug-In Hybrid. Some 2020-2021 Explorer Police Interceptor SUV and hybrid models are also affected by the recall.

NHTSA said dealers will replace any necessary parts or update the electronic parking brake software for free. Owners are expected to be notified by mail starting June 6.

Ford did not immediately respond to a request for comment.