The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2014 Ford Explorer, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. Ford Explorer Exhaust Odor NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE16008

    • Status:
      OPEN
    • Date Opened: July 01, 2016
    • Date Closed: Pending
    • Recall: possible recall

    Component(s): Engine And Engine Cooling:Exhaust System
    Structure:Body

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

    NHTSA: For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning investigation #PE16008 »