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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
118,000 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.

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.

2004 Ford Ranger accessories - exterior problems

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2004 Ford Ranger Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 112013


  • 118,000 miles


The contact owns a 2004 Ford Ranger. The contact stated that when the sun or any form of light would strike the windshield, the contact was blinded. The contact mentioned that the final sheet in between the two plates of glass had developed bubbles. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic where it was diagnosed that the windshield needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure and current mileage was 118,000.

- Dix Hills, NY, USA

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