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Ford Thunderbird 9999
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 30, 1998
Location:
Broomfield, CO

consumer will add vin.# at later date. consumer was mounting the tire up. the bead seating onto the wheel broke, and the tire exploded. coker tire id#--dy7fvlx208--- tire was purchased oct. 20, 1998. the wheel manufacturer has found that there are (1) out of every (200) purchased coker tires that have been reported to explode.

1 person(s) were injured. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 01, 1999
Location:
St Augustine, FL

aluminum tires cracked at the bead, causing a slow leak. manufacturer has stopped using aluminum and is now using steel. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX18L7VK. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F-150 1997 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford F-150 1997 Tires Bead Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Ford Explorer 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Mar 01, 1999
Location:
Jacksonville, FL

vehicle was equipted with firestone atx tires ( p235/75r15). tires were causing vehicle to vibrate, found out that cords were bad in the tire. they eventualy blew out.dealer was contacted. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4FMDU32P6TZ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 17, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford EXPLORER 1996 Tires Bead Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 70 mph.

Ford Ranger 2000
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 01, 2000
Location:
Woolich, ME

while driving on hiway at 60 mph front passanger tire (outer bead cam undone from rim, causing me to have an accident. *ak( dot number: tire size: 275 65 16 )

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 01, 2000. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford RANGER 2000 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 60 mph.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 10, 2000
Location:
Middle Haddam, CT

bead separated at juncture where tire joins sidewall-3/5 around tire-losing air-steel belts exposed. drove to tn. twice in june with tire. found problem at rotation of tires. still plenty of tread on tire/( dot number: vn08ipu386 tire size: p235/70r16 )

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX18W7VN. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F-150 1997 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Ford F150 1992
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Southfield, MI

my tires failed a different way .the rubber separated from the bead that seals against the wheel. i haven' t heard of this problem being mention during this recall. i had to have two firestone atx tires replaced within the last two years. both tires were replaced with the same problem. the problem i encured is as dangerous as the tread separation that you are investigating.( dot number: tire size: 235/75/r15 )

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTDF15Y9NC. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 1997. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford F150 1992 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford F150 1992
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Southfield, MI

my tires failed a different way .the rubber separated from the bead that seals against the wheel. i haven' t heard of this problem being mention during this recall. i had to have two firestone atx tires replaced within the last two years. both tires were replaced with the same problem. the problem i encured is as dangerous as the tread separation that you are investigating.( dot number: tire size: 235/75/r15 )

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTDF15Y9NC. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 1997. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford F150 1992 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Deer Lodge, MT

the raised white lettering on the sides of all 4 tires have splits in them and the cords are showing( dot number: vn 08 tire size: 23570r 16 )

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTDX18WXVC. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F-150 1997 Drive type:RWD. Fuel type: gas.

Ford F-150 2000
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 19, 2000
Location:
Alvin, TX

while driving along all of a sudden vehicle started pulling to the left. was taken back to ford, where a tire problem was found. cord separated from the tire on the driver's front side. original tire equipment on a 2000, ford, f350. tire mileage about 13,000. tire size p265r7516. firestone replaced the tire free of charge. dot # vnw81xl449. tire size 265/75r16 *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTSW30F4YE. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F-150 2000 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: diesel. Ford F-150 2000 Tires Bead Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Explorer 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 10, 2000
Location:
Windom, MN

bead of tire came off on two occasion, consumer replaced all five tires and request reimbursement. nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X9RU. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 10, 2000
Location:
Windom, MN

bead of tire came off on two occasion, consumer replaced all five tires and request reimbursement. nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X9RU. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1992
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Smithfield, OH

when brakes are applied would make grinding noises, like metal against metal. rotors were very bad. had deep grooves in them. cords were coming completely through & out of tires. also, ball bears are wearing out.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP52U5NG. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Explorer 1991
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 25, 2000
Location:
Starkville, MS

all five firestone recalled tires were replaced with uniroyal tiger paw tires, 3 tires within 3 months experienced bead separation, first tire blew out while consumer was sitting in driveway, second tire formed a bubble near the bead, and the third tire went flat because the bead separated from the tire, consumer is concerned the other 2 tires that haven't failed, will and cause an accident. *slc

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 2001
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 09, 2001
Location:
Mary Esther, FL

right rear tire has a knot all the way across sidewall due to cords in tire being separated.*ak general grabber aw, p255/70r16, took about 10 days to replace tire. *slc

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX17211N. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 21, 2001. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford F-150 2001 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford F-150 2001 Tires Bead Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford F350 2000
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 14, 2001
Location:
Wall, SD

tires cracking around bead all six tires. *ak (tiresize: lt 235/85r)

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTWX32FXYE. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F350 2000 Drive type:RWD. Fuel type: diesel.

Ford Windstar 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Mar 05, 1999
Location:
Ypsilanti, MI

aluminum wheels corrode at tire bead seat-tires loose air- no repair is lasting. salt may be a factor.*ak (tiresize: 215x70r15)

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMDA514XTB. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 01, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford WINDSTAR 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Focus 2000
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Aug 23, 2001
Location:
Minong, WI

my motor mounts went out while i was driving down the highway making the engine hop. my seatbelts are locking up so that you can not get the seat belts on. and my tires cord broke making the tire wavy and the steel belt was showing through.*ak (dot number: e13 027430 tiresize: p195/60r15)

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FAFP3434YW. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford FOCUS 2000 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 65 mph.

Ford Explorer 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 15, 2001
Location:
Altlmonte Spring, FL

consumer replaced the recall firestone tires at own expense with b.f.goodrich radial tires, size unknown. consumer is now calling to report that all four of the replacement tire cords are protruding through sidewall. consumer feels that explorer is the cause of the problem not firestone or goodrich tires. please provide further details.*ak

Original Owner. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Windstar 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
May 15, 2002
Location:
Vail, AZ

both front wheels show sign of cracks within beads of the wheels. manufacturer was notified. feel free to provide any further information.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FMZA51U7WB. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F350 2000
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 15, 2002
Location:
Brackettville, TX

this is the second tire to totally shread to where after the tire is taken off of the wheel both of the beads are touching.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTSW31F4YE. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 2000. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F350 2000 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: diesel. Vehicle Speed: 70 mph.


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