Ford recalls 621,000 Explorer vehicles for unsecured roof rail covers

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

Ford Motor Company is recalling nearly 621,000 model year 2016-19 Explorer cars.

The automobile manufacturer stated the roof rail covers may become detached from the vehicle while it is being driven, and become a road hazard, posing the risk of a crash while in motion.

Base and XLT trim levels, as well as Police Interceptor and Sport models with roof rail covers that are painted Silver, Black or Absolute Black are included in the recall.

In connection with what to do in correcting the error, Ford will notify affected owners, and dealers will secure the roof rails with plastic push pins

The current recall is expected to begin the week of June 28, 2021.

Meanwhile, owners may contact Ford Customer Service on (866) 436-7332, and Ford’s number for this recall is is 21S22.

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