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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,000 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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2003 Ford Ranger accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2003 Ford Ranger Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 222009


  • 60,000 miles


2003 Ford Ranger passenger air bag did not deploy until 2 or 3 sec. After the accident truck hit tree about 40 mph drivers air bag went off passengers did not go off passenger broke back rear bed of truck came into truck leaving a arrow shape peace of steal approx 4" long inside of truck cab ware a 4 to 5 foot tall person would have it perched into head because of being belted into seat.

- Jackson , MI, USA

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