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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Ford Ranger seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Ford Ranger Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 012001

Ranger

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Passengers seatbelts go inside of retractor, but seatbelts doesn't attach or secure properly.

- Needles, CA, USA

problem #3

May 012001

(reported on)

Ranger

  • miles
Passenger's side restraint will not retract out. Passenger is unrestrained.

- Beaver, PA, USA

problem #2

Nov 112000

Ranger

  • miles
Seat belt does not restrain. Dealer says it is not designed to restrain so occupants can reach for coffee, etc.

- Chevy Chase, MD, USA

problem #1

Feb 011999

(reported on)

Ranger

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Seat belt does not retract completely, resulting in belt becoming entangled in the door.

- Whittier, CA, USA

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