10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Ford Ranger Owner Comments

problem #5

Dec 062011

Ranger

  • 90,000 miles

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

My driver side seat recliner feel backward during a quick stop. The recliner pin appears to have broken. In order to drive the vehicle I must prop up the seatback with a box so the seat will not fall backward, which would make the vehicle unsafe to drive.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #4

Dec 212005

Ranger 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 120,000 miles
: the contact stated while driving 35 mph, the vehicle slid on black ice and rolled down a hill. The driver seat back pushed forward trapping the driver, and caused minor injuries. A police report was taken. The vehicle was towed to the tow yard and later deemed totaled by the insurance company. The dealer was not contacted.

- Lockport, NY, USA

problem #3

Mar 092001

Ranger

  • miles
Right front seat doesn't slide or tip forward enough to get into rear of vehicle. Also, can't reach in to fastened safety belt when a child is in rear. Contacteed Ford, and Ford stated that was the way vehicle was designed.

- Rindge, NH, USA

problem #2

Mar 092001

Ranger

  • miles
Right front seat doesn't slide or tip forward enough to get into rear of vehicle. Also, can't reach in to fastened safety belt when a child is in rear. Contacteed Ford, and Ford stated that was the way vehicle was designed.

- Rindge, NH, USA

problem #1

Aug 202001

Ranger

  • miles
Consumer has extended cab with seats that face toward the door. Seats don't have good support or stabilty. Occupant's head hits back of seat when brakes are applied. Complaint has not beeen filed with manufacturer.

- Poland, OH, USA

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