Were There Any Recalls of the 2005 Ford Explorer?


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The only recalls affecting the 2005 Ford Explorer did not relate to the SUV itself but rather to aftermarket safety glass and headlight assemblies that do not comply with federal safety standards. Safety regulators investigated the Explorer for a potential rollaway issue, but ultimately closed the investigation without a recall.

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Two recalls for the 2005 Ford Explorer applied to aftermarket front headlight and turn signal assemblies produced by CK Motorsport and Pro-A Motors that do not contain necessary amber side reflectors. Investigators found that tempered safety glass manufactured by Hangzhou Safety Glass did not shatter into tiny pieces as intended, putting occupants at greater risk of cuts from broken glass.

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