Tail Light Problems of Ford Ranger
Ford Ranger owners have reported 3 problems linked to tail light (under the exterior lighting category).
#1 - Tail Light problem of the 2002 Ford Ranger
The car is a 2002 Ford Ranger. VIN of the vehicle was 1FTYR44U02_. Ford 2002 Ranger driven by my minor son to school approx 3 miles. While stopped at a traffic light, a motorist behind my vehicle alerted my son the vehicle was on fire. My son and other motorist pulled into next available parking lot where the other motorist was able to extinguish the fire on the driver's side taillight with worl gloves. At approx 8:00 a. M. I drove the vehicle directly to original dealership to report the vehicle fire and determine repair cost and payment method (owner vs. Ford). Hall Ford could not initially identify why the fire started in the taillight and forward incident report to their regional manager, who in turn, forwarded the report to Ford customer service division. I received a letter from Ford customer service division on Nov 28, 2006 that suggested I go through my insurance company who could file subrogation claim against Ford motor company. The cause of the fire remains unresolved. There is no reason for a taillight to catch on fire unless there is material defect. Without the alertness of another motorist, the fire could have continued up the wire harness and pass the fuel nozzle. It was Nov. 21, 2006 when this tail light issue occurred.
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#2 - Tail Light problem of the 2000 Ford Ranger
The car was a 2000 Ford Ranger. The VIN of the problem Ranger is 1FTZR15X4Y_. Left rear tail light broke, and dealer had to back order the part. Consumer called manufacturer & was told they couldn't help him. The best thing was to go through the parts department. Part has since been received and replaced. It was Tuesday, March 7, 2000 when this tail light issue occurred.
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#3 - Tail Light problem of the 2000 Ford Ranger
The car was a 2000 Ford Ranger. Purchased apc model 40. 4132. Tlr "euro-tail" tail lamps from freitas customs beginning of June 2001. They were advertised as being 100% street legal. Markings say airst 98 dot. Received a citation for illegal lighting. (it appears to be missing side reflex reflector and side marker lamp) he goes to court on 8/29/01. He contacted manufacturer by e-mail in mid August 2001.
Other Exterior Lighting related problems of Ford Ranger:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Turn Signal Switch problems||16|
|Brake Light problems||9|
|Turn Signal problems||9|
|Headlight Switch problems||5|
|Turn Signal Flasher Unit problems||4|
|Tail Light problems||3|
|Exterior Lighting problems||3|
|High/low Beam Switch problems||2|
|Brake Light Switch problems||2|
|Fog Lights problems||1|
|Hazard Flashing Warning Light problems||1|
|Hazard Flashing Warning Light Switch problems||1|
|Back Up Lights problems||1|