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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17E048000
Mfg's Report Date: AUG 27, 2017
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 630


Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain Wheel Hub Bearing assemblies, part number HB5Z-1104-C, incorrectly listed as being for installation on the rear axles of 2011-2017 Ford Explorer 4X2 vehicles. These bearings assemblies were manufactured without a self retention feature, possibly resulting in the separation of the wheel or wheel end.

Consequence:
A loss of the wheel or wheel end can increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Ford will notify the distributors of the hubs specifying that they are to only be used on drive axles. It is believed that none of the hubs were purchased from Ford dealers for the incorrect application. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332.

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