5.5

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,667 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.

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2001 Ford Ranger lights problems

lights problem

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2001 Ford Ranger Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 152005

Ranger

  • 50,000 miles

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

My 2001 Ford Ranger rear safety lights (tail lights, brake lights, and turn signals) will only work when my tilt steering wheel is in the full up right position. I can drive the vehicle in this condition even though it is a little uncomfortable. My wife must place the tilt wheel in a lower position to drive. Since there are no rear safety lights when the steering wheel is in this position she cannot drive the vehicle safely.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #2

Mar 232004

Ranger

  • miles
Consumer was informed by a neighbor that vehicle had no brake lights. Consumer drove the vehicle to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that both brake light and tail light would not come on. Mechanic replaced a fuse.

- Nathalie, VA, USA

problem #1

Jan 012001

Ranger

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Consumer states there is a problem with the rear stop light socket and installing a bulb. Dealer/manufacturer was not notified at this time. Nlm consumer states that the socket is junky, he had to bend the contacts for it to work.

- Hamersville, OH, USA

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