10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
13 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
14 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,173 miles

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2004 Ford Ranger seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2004 Ford Ranger Owner Comments (Page 1 of 4)

problem #79

Mar 012016

Ranger

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V322000 (air bags) and 16V036000 (air bags) however, the parts for the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The contact had not experienced any failure. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact was informed that the parts were on a back order. VIN tool confirms remedy not yet available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Jersey City, NJ, USA

problem #78

Feb 092016

Ranger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford Ranger. The contact received a recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 16V036000 (air bags). The contact stated that the parts needed for the recall remedy were still not available. The manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Citrus Heights, CA, USA

problem #77

Feb 022016

Ranger

  • 72,342 miles
Takata recall : Ford Motor Co. Sent recall notice Feb. 2016, went to dealer stated no parts available, I would be notified when available. 11 months driveing without proper driver side airbag. Why, ? I feel this is not a good standard and very unhappy with response.

- Darien, CT, USA

problem #76

Dec 012015

Ranger

  • miles

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

Takata recall. I am still waiting on Ford to fix the driver's side airbag. I need to be able to sell this vehicle and can not without the air bag being fixed. You can't see a car that you're told to not drive because it could kill you. At this point I believe Ford should purchase the vehicle as if I was selling to a private party, not a dealer as that is the only way I can get any money for the vehicle. It's in great shape but un-sellable specifically because Ford hasn't replaced the airbag. I believe we've been waiting a year?

- Jeffersonville, IN, USA

problem #75

Dec 242016

Ranger

  • 0 miles
When will Ford remedy the recall on the air bags" it has been nearly a year for the company to make the correction. How long will owners have to face the possibility of an accident"

- Concord, NC, USA

problem #74

Feb 082016

Ranger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford Ranger. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V322000 (air bags) and 16V036000 (air bags). The contact stated that the parts needed were not available to perform the recall repairs. The manufacturer was notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Mattawan, MI, USA

problem #73

Mar 072016

Ranger

  • 70,000 miles

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

Takata inflators, drivers side was replaced 3/7/16 and at that time dealer ordered passenger side parts which still have not arrived. Is their a recall for passenger side and if so when should I expect to have the parts at the dealership ( shaker Ford, watertown, ct)

- Southbury, CT, USA

problem #72

Feb 262016

Ranger

  • miles
Tamara recall. Nothing done concerning recall. It's almost been a year since first notice.

- Beavercreek, OR, USA

problem #71

Dec 082016

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall: I think I've been waiting for well over a year for the fix to this recall. I don't feel safe knowing the airbags could harm or kill me and a passenger. I would feel safer if they would deactivate the driver side airbag until the remedy is available.

- Pensacola, FL, USA

problem #70

Apr 172016

Ranger

  • miles
Recall on passenger side airbag, Ford dealer has failed to get the part needed to fix the problem. Although they did fix the airbag on the drivers side. It's been months since I got the recall notice, and I still haven't heard from the Ford dealer in corbin ky. People are being killed because of faulty airbags, how much longer do I have to wait for Ford to fix this ?

- Corbin, KY, USA

problem #69

Nov 012016

Ranger

  • miles

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

Takata recall, I have received letters for the past three years to replace my air bags, but the parts are not in stock. Should I continue drive my truck with this safety issue or should the manufacture provide me with vehicle.

- Manteca, CA, USA

problem #68

Jan 222016

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall since January 22, 2016. Unresolved safety issue

- Davenport, FL, USA

problem #67

Nov 162016

Ranger 6-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V036000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 01/06/17

- Abingdon, MD, USA

problem #66

Apr 112016

Ranger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford Ranger. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 16V046000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The VIN was invalid. The contact had no experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Corbin, KY, USA

problem #65

Jan 252016

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V036000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Warwick, RI, USA

problem #64

Jan 222016

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Ford Ranger. The contact received a recall notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V036000 (air bags), however the part to do the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer has exceeded the reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had mot experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Salem, VA, USA

problem #63

May 272016

Ranger 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V322000 (air bags) and 16V036000 (air bags). The part to do the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 01/11/2017

- Beaumont, CA, USA

problem #62

Dec 212015

Ranger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford Ranger. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 16V046000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Springfield, MO, USA

problem #61

Feb 262016

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V322000 (air bags) and 16V036000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Highlandville, MO, USA

problem #60

Sep 122016

Ranger

  • 93,000 miles
Takata recall. The contact owned a 2004 Ford Ranger. While driving 45 mph, the contact crashed into another vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. The contact sustained a bulging disc to the neck and nerve damage to the left arm that required medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed and destroyed. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 93,000.

- Jacksonville, SC, USA

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