2005 Ford Ranger Recall | On Certain Trucks, Passenger Cars And Sport Utility Vehicles, The

2005 Ford Ranger Visibility,windshield Wiper/washer,motor Recall | Nov 09, 2005

On Certain Trucks, Passenger Cars And Sport Utility Vehicles, The Windshield Wiper Motor May Have Been Produced Without Grease Being Applied To The Output Shaft Gear.

After A Period Of Continuous Use On The High Speed Setting, Lack Of Grease On The Output Shaft Gear May Cause The Gear To Distort Or Fracture During Operation Resulting In A Loss Of Wiper Function. Inoperative Wipers Under Inclement Weather Conditions Could Cause A Crash Due To Impaired Visibility.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Wiper Motor For The Presence Of Grease And Grease The Wiper Motor Gears If Necessary. The Recall Began On November 22, 2005. Owners May Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673 Or Lincoln/mercury At 1-800-521-4140.

Ford Recall No. 05s40. Customers May Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline At 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), Or Go To Http://www.safercar.gov.

This recall was issued on Nov 09, 2005 for 2005 Ford Ranger, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Visibility,windshield Wiper/washer,motor problems.