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  Safety Recalls of Ford Ranger Vehicles

There have been 55 safety recalls for the Ford Ranger. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the Ford Ranger.

NHTSA Recall #: 18V046000; Jan. 11, 2018

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2009 Ford Edge, 2010 Ford Edge, 2009 Ford Fusion, 2010 Ford Fusion, 2009 Ford Mustang, 2010 Ford Mustang, 2013 Ford Mustang, 2009 Ford Ranger, 2010 Ford Ranger, 2009 Lincoln MKX, 2010 Lincoln MKX, 2009 Lincoln MKZ, 2010 Lincoln MKZ, 2009 Mercury Milan, 2010 Mercury Milan
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Recall 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.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 18V023000; Jan. 11, 2018

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with sharp metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2006 Ford Ranger
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Recall Summary: Ford motor company (Ford) is recalling certain 2006 Ford ranger trucks. Ford is requesting owners not to drive these vehicles until they have been repaired. On January 11, 2018, Ford motor company (Ford) notified NHTSA that they are recalling 2,700 model year 2006 ranger vehicles built with ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 18V022000; Jan. 11, 2018

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with sharp metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2006 Ford Ranger
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Recall Summary: Ford motor company (Ford) is recalling certain 2006 Ford ranger trucks. Ford is requesting owners not to drive these vehicles until they have been repaired. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 17V788000; Dec. 11, 2017

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2004 Ford Ranger, 2005 Ford Ranger, 2006 Ford Ranger
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Recall Summary: Ford motor company (Ford) is superseding a previous recall for certain 2004-2006 Ford ranger trucks to implement a final repair. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 17V787000; Dec. 11, 2017

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2004 Ford Ranger, 2005 Ford Ranger, 2006 Ford Ranger
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Recall Summary: Ford motor company (Ford) is superseding a previous recall for certain 2004-2006 Ford ranger trucks to implement a final repair. Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 17V024000; Jan. 10, 2017

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2007 Ford Edge, 2008 Ford Edge, 2009 Ford Edge, 2006 Ford Fusion, 2007 Ford Fusion, 2008 Ford Fusion, 2009 Ford Fusion, 2012 Ford Fusion, 2005 Ford GT, 2006 Ford GT, 2005 Ford Mustang, 2006 Ford Mustang, 2007 Ford Mustang, 2008 Ford Mustang, 2009 Ford Mustang, 2012 Ford Mustang, 2007 Ford Ranger, 2008 Ford Ranger, 2009 Ford Ranger, 2007 Lincoln MKX, 2008 Lincoln MKX, 2009 Lincoln MKX, 2006 Lincoln MKZ, 2007 Lincoln MKZ, 2008 Lincoln MKZ, 2009 Lincoln MKZ, 2012 Lincoln MKZ, 2006 Lincoln Zephyr, 2007 Lincoln Zephyr, 2008 Lincoln Zephyr, 2009 Lincoln Zephyr, 2012 Lincoln Zephyr, 2006 Mercury Milan, 2007 Mercury Milan, 2008 Mercury Milan, 2009 Mercury Milan
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Recall Summary: Ford motor company (Ford) is recalling certain 2012 Ford fusion and mustang and Lincoln zephyr and mkz vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in alabama, California, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, the northern ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 16V384000; May. 31, 2016

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2007 Ford Edge, 2008 Ford Edge, 2009 Ford Edge, 2010 Ford Edge, 2005 Ford Ford Gt, 2006 Ford Ford Gt, 2006 Ford Fusion, 2007 Ford Fusion, 2008 Ford Fusion, 2009 Ford Fusion, 2010 Ford Fusion, 2011 Ford Fusion, 2005 Ford Mustang, 2006 Ford Mustang, 2007 Ford Mustang, 2008 Ford Mustang, 2009 Ford Mustang, 2010 Ford Mustang, 2011 Ford Mustang, 2007 Ford Ranger, 2008 Ford Ranger, 2009 Ford Ranger, 2010 Ford Ranger, 2011 Ford Ranger, 2007 Lincoln MKX, 2008 Lincoln MKX, 2009 Lincoln MKX, 2010 Lincoln MKX, 2006 Lincoln MKZ, 2007 Lincoln MKZ, 2008 Lincoln MKZ, 2009 Lincoln MKZ, 2010 Lincoln MKZ, 2011 Lincoln MKZ, 2006 Lincoln Zephyr, 2007 Lincoln Zephyr, 2008 Lincoln Zephyr, 2009 Lincoln Zephyr, 2010 Lincoln Zephyr, 2011 Lincoln Zephyr, 2006 Mercury Milan, 2007 Mercury Milan, 2008 Mercury Milan, 2009 Mercury Milan, 2010 Mercury Milan, 2011 Mercury Milan
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Recall 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 ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 16V036000; Jan. 25, 2016

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2004 Ford Ranger, 2005 Ford Ranger, 2006 Ford Ranger
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Recall Summary: Ford motor company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2004-2006 ranger vehicles manufactured March 24, 2003, to may 4, 2006. Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 15V322000; May. 28, 2015

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2004 Ford Ranger, 2005 Ford Ranger, 2006 Ford Ranger
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Recall Summary: Ford motor company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2004-2006 ranger trucks manufactured March 24, 2003, to may 4, 2006. The affected vehicles are equipped with a passenger side frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 11V352000; Jul. 13, 2011

Non-functioning lights could increase the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2002 Ford Excursion, 2003 Ford Excursion, 2004 Ford Excursion, 2005 Ford Excursion, 2002 Ford F-250, 2003 Ford F-250, 2004 Ford F-250, 2007 Ford F-250, 2002 Ford F-250 Sd, 2003 Ford F-250 Sd, 2004 Ford F-250 Sd, 2005 Ford F-250 Sd, 2006 Ford F-250 Sd, 2007 Ford F-250 Sd, 2002 Ford F-350, 2003 Ford F-350, 2004 Ford F-350, 2005 Ford F-350, 2006 Ford F-350, 2007 Ford F-350, 2002 Ford F-350 Sd, 2003 Ford F-350 Sd, 2004 Ford F-350 Sd, 2005 Ford F-350 Sd, 2006 Ford F-350 Sd, 2007 Ford F-350 Sd, 2002 Ford F-450 Sd, 2003 Ford F-450 Sd, 2004 Ford F-450 Sd, 2005 Ford F-450 Sd, 2006 Ford F-450 Sd, 2007 Ford F-450 Sd, 2002 Ford F-550 Sd, 2003 Ford F-550 Sd, 2004 Ford F-550 Sd, 2005 Ford F-550 Sd, 2006 Ford F-550 Sd, 2007 Ford F-550 Sd, 2005 Ford F250, 2006 Ford F250, 2004 Ford Ranger, 2005 Ford Ranger, 2006 Ford Ranger, 2007 Ford Ranger, 2008 Ford Ranger, 2009 Ford Ranger, 2010 Ford Ranger, 2011 Ford Ranger
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
Recall 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 ... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of Ford Ranger Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Jan. 11, 2018   Air Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module 33,310
Jan. 11, 2018   Air Bags:passenger Side Frontal 327,796
Jan. 11, 2018   Air Bags:passenger Side Frontal 33,310
Dec. 11, 2017   Air Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module 328,213
Dec. 11, 2017   Air Bags:passenger Side Frontal 328,213
Jan. 10, 2017   Air Bags:passenger Side Frontal 654,695
May. 31, 2016   Air Bags:passenger Side Frontal 1,892,343
Jan. 25, 2016   Air Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module 361,692
May. 28, 2015   Air Bags:passenger Side Frontal 362,327
Jul. 13, 2011   Exterior Lighting:tail Lights 26,715
Feb. 21, 2011   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 23,688
May. 11, 2010   Parking Brake:driveline:hydraulic:actuator 2,934
Oct. 13, 2009   Vehicle Speed Control 4,500,000
Feb. 3, 2009   Suspension:multiple Axle 11,134
Aug. 3, 2007   Vehicle Speed Control 3,600,000
Nov. 9, 2005   Visibility:windshield Wiper/washer:motor 199,942
Jul. 14, 2004   Structure: Frame And Members:underbody Shields 1,395
Feb. 4, 2002   Power Train:driveline:differential Unit 1,096
Jul. 16, 2001   Seat Belts:front:buckle Assembly 1,400,000
Nov. 28, 2000   Structure:body:hood:hinge And Attachments 137,700
Aug. 18, 2000   Seat Belt 144,435
Mar. 28, 2000   Engine And Engine Cooling:cooling System 49
Jul. 28, 1999   Power Train:automatic Transmission 326
Mar. 30, 1999   Vehicle Speed Control 898,739
Sep. 1, 1998   Fuel System, Gasoline:fuel Injection System 330
Feb. 2, 1998   Equipment:other:labels 11,500
Oct. 28, 1997   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 2,000
Aug. 29, 1996   Equipment:other:labels 134,770
Feb. 5, 1996   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:power Assist:hydraulic 108,000
Dec. 5, 1995   Vehicle Speed Control 26,000
Sep. 7, 1994   Parking Brake:conventional 835,791
Jun. 13, 1994   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 11,400
Jan. 14, 1992   Structure:body:door 190,000
Nov. 4, 1991   Power Train:automatic Transmission 792,000
Mar. 1, 1990   Vehicle Speed Control 4,000
Dec. 22, 1989   Vehicle Speed Control 4,000
Jul. 5, 1989   Suspension:front:wheel Bearing 25,000
Sep. 2, 1988   Seats 90,000
Sep. 4, 1987   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components 141
Sep. 4, 1987   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 3,600,000
Sep. 4, 1987   Wheels:lugs/nuts/bolts 1,220
May. 26, 1987   Seat Belts:front:anchorage 13,430
May. 18, 1987   Equipment:other:labels 17,420
Oct. 18, 1985   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 30,564
Sep. 24, 1985   Electrical System:wiring:front Underhood 7,886
Apr. 17, 1985   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 1,250
Sep. 25, 1984   Latches/locks/linkages:hood:latch 460,918
Sep. 25, 1984   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 192,742
Sep. 6, 1984   Suspension 19
Jul. 9, 1984   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly:filler Pipe And Cap 302,500
Mar. 6, 1984   Wheels:lugs/nuts/bolts 3,320
Dec. 20, 1983   Seat Belts:front:anchorage 530,000
Nov. 7, 1983   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:auxillary Tank 1,548
Mar. 22, 1983   Suspension:front:springs:coil Springs 1,102
Apr. 12, 1982   Engine And Engine Cooling:exhaust System:manifold/header/muffler/tail Pipe 24


Table 2. Recall Statistics of Ford Ranger Model Years
Model# Recalls
2011 Ford Ranger 2
2010 Ford Ranger 5
2009 Ford Ranger 5
2008 Ford Ranger 3
2007 Ford Ranger 3
2006 Ford Ranger 8
2005 Ford Ranger 5
2004 Ford Ranger 6
2003 Ford Ranger 1
2002 Ford Ranger 3
2001 Ford Ranger 4
2000 Ford Ranger 3
1999 Ford Ranger 4
1998 Ford Ranger 5
1997 Ford Ranger 1
1996 Ford Ranger 2
1995 Ford Ranger 1
1994 Ford Ranger 4
1993 Ford Ranger 3
1992 Ford Ranger 2
1991 Ford Ranger 2
1990 Ford Ranger 3
1989 Ford Ranger 1
1988 Ford Ranger 1
1987 Ford Ranger 4
1986 Ford Ranger 4
1985 Ford Ranger 1
1984 Ford Ranger 6
1983 Ford Ranger 5