The Ford Ranger falls far short of modern pickup-truck standards. It's ungainly and stiff-riding; has a rough, noisy and inefficient engine; plus a cramped and uncomfortable cabin. The interior is crudely finished too. Compact dimensions and a usefully sized bed are the Ranger's only pluses.
Alerts
There are 6 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Reliability

Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.

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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 420,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2019 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2010 Ford Ranger owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

"Coolant leak around thermostat housing"

T N., AZ (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

"When it rains water is leaking into the drivers side floorboard from the back window, I believe"

Anonymous, TN (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"Leak of coolant at thermostat housing. I heard this was more common than one would expect."

Terrence N., AZ (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

"Small coolant leak at thermostat housing corrected with two applications of over the counter coolant stop leak formula."

T N., AZ (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)
Seals and/or weather-stripping

"front cv axle seals replaced"

Anonymous, SK (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

"Doors do not seem to seal properly, get wind noise and air leaks"

Anonymous, BC (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)
Squeaks or rattles

"brakes squeak"

Phyllis E., MT (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

"Front suspension noises. sway bar bushings replaced"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Wind noise

"wind noise requires increasing radio decibels to hear people talking"

Anonymous, TN (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Ball joints

"Found defective grease boots on both lower ball joints at 88,000."

Joe F., MS (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"There are no grease fittings! Per mechanics this is a major weakness"

Anonymous, GA (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)
Shocks or struts

"Replaced OEM shocks at 50,000 with Monroe GasMatics. Had to replace the GasMatics at 88,000 due to normal failed shock indications. Found defective ball joints while changing shocks."

Joe F., MS (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

"Replace rack and pinion assembly due to metal line rusting and leaking"

Russell H., NY (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Steering wheel vibration

"Our complaint going in is that when the truck gets up to 40MPH the vibration begins and then levels out at about 50 MPH. We have had it in the shop twice at $500 to $600 each time and the problem is still not fixed and they don't seem to have a clue what the problem is."

Anonymous, IN (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"When driving above 100km the steering wheel and vehicle start to shake"

Terry H., AB (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)
Tie rods

"Just plain wore out. Not bad, considering the mileage. Otherwise, it's been a very good truck."

Ronald B., MI (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Wheel bearings

"Worn bearings. Making loud noise and took to ford dealer for repair"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

"Both front wheel bearings failed and needed to be replaced at significant cost. Dangerous situation also"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"Paint peeling from left from fender. Dealer repainted"

Anonymous, PA (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)
Rust

"I had rust treatment done at purchase and still have rust on lower door panels and rear bumper"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

"extensive rust on rear bumper, step kind ,mainly under bumper cover......also bottom of passenger door is now rusted out on inner skin, outer metal not completely rusted through"

David H., MI (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"bottom of both doors avd back bumper, rust bubbling through"

Anonymous, MI (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"A lot of rust on the bottom door and tailgate seam"

Anonymous, MN (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"rust on the door and tailgate seam"

Anonymous, MN (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"The turn signal lights didn't work"

David M., IL (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Headlights

"one headlight was replaced after condensation built up inside the housing. the other side failed after warranty was up so it was not replaced. the side that was replaced also failed again. it has not been replaced"

Martin B., ON (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Keyless entry

"Every time we change the battery in the keyless entry system is refuses to work and we have to pay to replace the entire keyfob. twice now"

Anonymous, MI (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)
Tire pressure monitor

"We have replaced 3 out of 4 tire sensors on this truck already and the 4th needs to be replaced as well but we are refusing the expense at this point"

Anonymous, MI (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Normal routine brake wear

"At routine oil change, I was told I would need back brakes by the next oil change. Went in before that, due to much squeaking; was told then that the front brakes needed rotors and calipers, too; all was done"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Regular brake failure

"Brakes had to be rebuilt"

Anonymous, PA (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)
Rotors

"A part came loose and scraped on the rotor requiring replacement of both rotors"

Mark S., NV (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaking

"R rear brake spring and action arm destroyed as spring broke"

Anonymous, SK (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

4WD/AWD components

"leaks in front drive shaft seal due to extreme cold weather"

David B., YT (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)
CV joint

"Due to cold weather in Yukon the front drive shaft leaks all the time and shave has been replace with seal about 8 time while under warranty sill a problem"

David B., YT (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)
Differential

"premature wearing ,replacement of all components"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Catalytic converter

"Second cat conv on this truck"

Anonymous, MS (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"Check engine light along with physical symptoms of bad converter. Have not yet replaced due to cost."

R L., TN (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)
Muffler

"Would expect more than 70,000 miles on OEM muffler"

Anonymous, MS (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Doors or sliding doors

"rust on the door and tailgate seam"

Anonymous, MN (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Tailgate, hatch or trunk

"rust on the tailgate seam"

Anonymous, MN (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Windows

"window regulator has faiked"

Martin B., ON (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Gear selector or linkage

"The gear shifter indicator failed"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

"The automatic shift tube broke."

Jean A., TN (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)
Transmission leaks

"gasket leak replaced on warranty"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Alternator

"The problem began when it seemed the truck wouldn't hold a charge so we replaced the battery and within a couple of weeks we were having the same problem again. So we had the battery checked it was still good and was told that the Alternator needed to be replaced."

Anonymous, IN (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"had to be replaced left us stranded in the countryside for 3 hours"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Ford Ranger None)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Oil leaks

"Leaking timing chain cover seal or leaking front crankshaft seal. Estimated cost of repair $950."

David Y., CA (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"Truck developed front cover and valve cover gasket leaks. Noticed oil on garage floor. I paid Ford to repair leaks."

Anonymous, CA (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Clutch replacement

"clutch was original and needed replacement"

Michael R., AB (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)
Transmission rebuild or replacement

"The second gear in the automatic transmission failed. I had the transmission replaced."

Jean A., TN (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Heater system

"The acuator that controls the blend of outside and heated air to the cabin failed. This is a problem that Ford has known about since the late 90's in multiple vehicle models and yet continued to utilize. Now the replacement of the acuator requires removal of the dash and 2 1/2 hours of labor charges. Thus for a part that I could have purchased for about $20 cost me over $80 and the labor was over $200. Definitely not one of Ford's better ideas!"

Anonymous, MI (2010 Ford Ranger None 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Refrigerant leaks

"The AC does not blow cold air"

John L., AL (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

CD player

"cd player does not eject cd"

Phyllis E., MT (2010 Ford Ranger None 4.0-L V6)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

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Recalls
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AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE
Jan 07 2019
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or "Zone A." Additionally, Ford is recalling certain 2011 Ford Ranger and Mercury Milan vehicles, 2011-2012 Ford Fusion and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles and 2011-2014 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or "Zone B." Ford is also recalling certain 2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2010-2011 Ford Ranger and Mercury Milan vehicles, 2010-2012 Ford Fusion and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, and 2010-2014 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of AK, CO, CT, ID, IA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MT, NH, NY, ND, OR, RI, SD, UT, VT, WA, WI, and WY or "Zone C." These vehicles are equipped with air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, used as original equipment or replacement equipment (such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bags), that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began February 13, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall 19S01.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V001000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 782384
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE
Jan 11 2018
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or "Zone A." Additionally, Ford is recalling certain 2010 Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang and Ranger, Lincoln MKX and Zephyr/MKZ, and Mercury Milan vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or "Zone B." Ford is also recalling certain 2009 Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang and Ranger, Lincoln MKX and Zephyr/MKZ, and Mercury Milan vehicles ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or "Zone C." These vehicles are equipped with air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, used as original equipment or replacement equipment (such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bags), that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S01.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 18V046000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 327796
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE
May 31 2016
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Ford Ranger vehicles, 2006-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2007-2010 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles, and 2005-2011 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Ford is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles and 2005-2008 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Any vehicle not included in "Zone A", or "Zone B" is not included in the safety recall. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Ford mailed interim letters informing owners that parts are not yet available on July 15, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S01.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 16V384000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1892343
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
Jul 13 2011
NON-FUNCTIONING LIGHTS COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 RANGER TRUCKS BUILT FROM JANUARY 25, 2011, THROUGH APRIL 25, 2011 AT THE TWIN CITIES ASSEMBLY PLANT, AND SERVICE PARTS DISTRIBUTED TO DEALERS FOR CERTAIN 2004 THROUGH 2011 MODEL YEAR RANGER TRUCKS, 2002 THROUGH 2005 MODEL YEAR EXCURSION VEHICLES, AND 2002 THROUGH 2007 MODEL YEAR F-250, F-350, F-450, AND F-550 TRUCKS FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE MULTI-FUNCTION SWITCH WAS SHIPPED WITH A SUBCOMPONENT (SLIDER) THAT MAY EXPERIENCE DEFORMATION. A MULTI-FUNCTION SWITCH WITH A DEFORMED SLIDER MAY MALFUNCTION CAUSING THE TURN SIGNAL, TAIL LIGHTS, HAZARD WARNING SIGNAL FLASHERS AND/OR BRAKE LIGHTS NOT TO ACTIVATE.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SWITCHES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 15, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.
For more information:
FORD'S SAFETY RECALL NO. 11C18.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V352000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 26715
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Feb 21 2011
A SUFFICIENT FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.
Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 FORD RANGER TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 15, 2009, THROUGH MAY19, 2010. THE ENGINE FUEL LINE IN THE AREA OF THE THROTTLE BODY SHIELD MAY NOT HAVE A PROTECTIVE CONVOLUTE (COVER) PROPERLY INSTALLED. IF THE PROTECTIVE CONVOLUTE ON THE FUEL LINE IS NOT ASSEMBLED IN THE PROPER POSITION, THE EDGE OF THE SHIELD MAY CONTACT THE FUEL LINE. OVER TIME THIS CONTACT MAY CHAFE THE FUEL LINE, RESULTING IN A FUEL ODOR AND A POTENTIAL FUEL LEAK.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL TRIM THE THROTTLE BODY SHIELD AWAY FROM THE FUEL LINE AND INSPECT THE FUEL LINE FOR WEAR, AND REPLACE THE LINE IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 4, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.
For more information:
FORD SAFETY RECALLNO. 11S17.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V126000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 23688
PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:HYDRAULIC:ACTUATOR
May 11 2010
A MANUAL TRANSMISSION VEHICLE PARKED IN NEUTRAL WITHOUT A FULLY APPLIED PARKING BRAKE MAY HAVE UNINTENDED MOVEMENT WHICH MAY CAUSE A CRASH.
Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 RANGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 8, 2009 THROUGH FEBRUARY 2, 2010 EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION. IT IS POSSIBLE FOR THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE TO BECOME DISCONNECTED FROM THE RIGHT REAR ACTUATOR DURING COLD WEATHER. THIS MAY OCCUR WHEN THE PARKING BRAKE IS RELEASED IF WET PARKING BRAKE SHOES HAVE FROZEN IN THE APPLIED POSITION. IF THE RIGHT REAR PARKING BRAKE CABLE BECOMES DISCONNECTED, THE PEDAL WILL HAVE EXTENDED TRAVEL AND MAY NOT FULLY APPLY THE PARKING BRAKE.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REVISED RIGHT REAR PARKING BRAKE ACTUATOR TO PREVENT CABLE DISCONNECTION FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 21, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.
For more information:
FORD RECALL NO. 10S12.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V202000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2934
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