Tailgate Latch problems of the 2002 Ford Ranger
One problem related to tailgate latch has been reported for the 2002 Ford Ranger.
Tailgate Latch problem #1
The VIN of this vehicle is 1FTYR44U62_. The tailgate latch on the 2002 Ford Ranger pickup broke. The plastic material appeared to be heavily oxidized and brittle , based on my mechanical engineering experience. The dealer that repaired the latch said they sold 3 or 4 of these each month at a cost of $179. 81 each, including labor. Ford motor company did not accept that they made a mistake in the choice of materials. This problem occurred on Wednesday, April 4, 2007.
Other Latches/locks/linkage related problems of the 2002 Ford Ranger:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Door Latch problems||1|
|Tailgate Latch problems||1|