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Ford Ranger (2004 – 2006)

Published on 23. 03. 2021

Problem description:

The gas generator of the front airbag may be defective. This can result in uncontrolled inflation and the release of metal fragments when the airbag is activated, causing injury to the occupants of the vehicle.

The Ford Ranger pickups affected by this recall were manufactured between 1 January 2004 and 31 December 2006.

Ford recall code: 17S42
Affected models: Ranger
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 238 597

Source: Rapex Alert 11/2021 A12/00362/21

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Type of alert Serious
Make Ford
Model Ranger
Production period 1. 1. 2004 - 31. 12. 2006
Risk Injury
Type/number of model Individual approval
Country of origin USA
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see the source
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex 20210319

What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Ford dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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