2001 Ford Ranger Recall | Vehicle Description: Passenger And Sport Utility Vehicles, Pickup Trucks,

2001 Ford Ranger Seat Belts,front,buckle Assembly Recall | July 16, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger And Sport Utility Vehicles, Pickup Trucks, And Minivans. Equipped With Seat Belts Supplied By Trw. It Is Possible That The Driver’s And/or Front Passenger’s Outboard Seat Belt Buckle May Not Fully Latch. Ford Crown Victoria Built At St. Thomas Assembly Plant From 4/17/00 – 5/29/01 Mercury Grand Marquis Built At St. Thomas Assembly Plant From 4/17/00 – 5/29/01. Lincoln Town Cars Built At Wixom Assembly Plant From 3/27/00 – 5/30/01. Lincoln Navigators Built At Michigan Truck Plant From 4/11/00 – 5/31/01. Ford Windstars Built At Oakville Assembly Plant From 3/23/00 – 5/30/01. Ford Rangers Built At Twin Cities Plant From 3/28/00 – 5/30/01, And Also At The Edison Plant From 3/13/00 – 5/25/01. Ford F-150 Truck Built At Norfolk Plant From 4/18/00 – 5/25/00; At Ontario Plant From 5/10/00 – 5/28/01; At Kansas City Plant From 9/11/99 – 5/25/01; And At Cuautitlan Plant From 5/16/00 – 6/9/01. Ford Super Duty F-250, F-350, F-450, And F-550 Trucks Built At Kentucky Plant From 4/17/00 – 5/27/01; And At Cuautitlan Plant From 5/16/00 – 6/19/01. Ford Excursions Built At Kentucky Plant From 4/17/00 – 10/2/00. Ford Expeditions Built At Michigan Truck Plant From 4/11/00 – 5/31/01.

In The Event Of A Crash, The Restraint System May Not Provide Adequate Occupant Protection, Increasing The Risk Of Personal Injury To The Seat Occupant.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Front Outboard Seat Belt Buckles And If The Buckle Fails The Inspection Process, It Will Be Replaced. Owner Notification Began July 25, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on July 16, 2001 for 2001 Ford Ranger, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Seat Belts,front,buckle Assembly problems.

2001 Ford Ranger Recall | This Is Not A Safety Recall In Accordance With The Safety Act.

2001 Ford Ranger Tires,tread/belt Recall | May 22, 2001

This Is Not A Safety Recall In Accordance With The Safety Act. However, It Is Deemed A Safety Improvement Campaign By The Agency. Equipment Description: Ford Is Replacing All Firestone Wilderness At 15, 16, And 17 Inch Tires Mounted On Ford Trucks And Suvs. Ford Reports Tread Separation Can Occur Due To A Combination Of The Sensitivity Of The Tire Design To Stress, Aging, And Manufacturing Differences Between Plants. Ford Is Replacing These Tires To Prevent Possible Premature Tire Failure. Vehicle Description: The Vehicles Listed Below May Have Been Originally Equipped With Firestone Wilderness At Tires Or May Have Had Wilderness At Tires Installed During The Firestone Recall Launched In August 2000. Certain 1991 Throught 2002 Ford Explorer Certain 2001 Throught 2002 Explorer Sport, And Sport Trac Certain 1997 Through 2002 Mercury Mountaineer Certain 1991 Through 2001 Ranger Certain 1999 Through 2001 Expedition Certain 1991 Through 1994, And 1997 Model Year F-series Certain 1991 Through 1994 Bronco Note: Both Original Equipment And Replacement Tires Are Affected.

Should The Tread Separate At Highway Speeds, A Vehicle Crash Could Occur, Possibly Resulting In Personal Injury Or Death.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: The Replacement/reimbursement Program For This Campaign Expired On March 31, 2002. However, Customers Can Contact Ford At 1-877-917-3673 Or Go On-line To Www.ford.com For Possible Assistance.

This recall was issued on May 22, 2001 for 2001 Ford Ranger, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Tires,tread/belt problems.