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Front Air Bag problems of the 2001 Ford Ranger



14 problems related to front air bag have been reported for the 2001 Ford Ranger.

car   Front Air Bag problem 1
Failure Date: 07/06/2007

Consumer stated air bags did not work when she was involved in an accident. Consumer bought the car used and wants to know why they don't tell customers why other people trade there vehicles in. . Updated 01/09/08. Updated 12/12/07 the consumer and her son were injured in the accident.

car   Front Air Bag problem 2
Failure Date: 02/28/2006

: the contact stated while driving 55mph in normal conditions, the vehicle crashed and neither air bag deployed. The vehicle impacted another vehicle from behind and the front end of the contact's vehicle sustained damage. As a result, the contact's head crashed into the windshield and major facial lacerations were received although, the contact was wearing a seat belt. The police were present and a report was filed at the scene. After inspection, the vehicle will be repaired by the insurance company.

car   Front Air Bag problem 3
Failure Date: 12/21/2004

My truck was involved in a rear end impact with a semi and neither air bag deployed.

car   Front Air Bag problem 4
Failure Date: 11/19/2003

While driving 15 mph vehicle went over a bump and the front air bags inadvertently deployed. Driver and front passenger sustained minor abrasions to the facial area. Dealer could not determine the cause of the problem.

car   Front Air Bag problem 5
Failure Date: 08/23/2003

While driving at 55 mph loss control of the vehicle, rolled over and crashed. Upon impact, neither of the air bag deployed. Dealer notified.

car   Front Air Bag problem 6
Failure Date: 03/31/2003

Traveling approx 68 mph I swurved to avoid going off road. As I jerked the stirring wheel to my rt then back to my left I stepped on my brakes with a hard and consistant presssure,causing my front breaks lockup,which resulted in me losing control of my truck it !!spinning out of control I went only to come to rest after a frontal impact of approximately 55 to 60 mrh as well as a rear impact speed at this point unknown. Besides my front breaks locking up, neither my driver or passenger side air bags deployed.


car   Front Air Bag problem 7
Failure Date: 11/11/2002

While traveling at 45 to 50 mph. The consumer states' he lost control and hit a metal pole. None of the vehicles airbags deployed. Please provide any further information. Mr.

car   Front Air Bag problem 8
Failure Date: 08/03/2002

Consumer was braking for a speed bump when brake pedal went to the floor, when the vehicle wheels hit the speed bump both air bag deployed, as a result the driver lost control of the vehicle and ran into a ditch, and all airbags deployed. .

car   Front Air Bag problem 9
Failure Date: 08/03/2002

Vehicle hit a ditch at 40 mph, the driver airbag deployed, then immediatly burst open. Damage to vehicle unknown, no injuries.

car   Front Air Bag problem 10
Failure Date: 01/05/2002

I was hit by a semi truck who rad a red light on a two way hwy the passenger side was turned off. He hit the passenger side and there was hardly anything left of the front of the truck and he was going over 55 mph and my airbag didn't go off. I notified Ford by email and they were not concerned said there wasnothing was.


 
car   Front Air Bag problem 11
Failure Date: 11/11/2001

Vehicle was going 65mph set on cruise control. Vehicle struck a horse which totaled vehicle. Upon impact, air bag didn't deploy. Fornthe was notified. Please provide more information.

car   Front Air Bag problem 12
Failure Date: 05/19/2001

Consumer was parking vehicle and slowly rolled into vehicle in front. Upon impact, both airbags deployed and broke consumer's glasses. Dealer refused to replace airbags under warranty. No damage to vehicle.

car   Front Air Bag problem 13
Failure Date: 01/22/2001

Was hit head on air bags did not work.

car   Front Air Bag problem 14

While driving at 60 mph vehicle was in a frontal collision, but none of the air bag deployed upon impact.