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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
7 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
8 / 0
Average Mileage:
38,533 miles

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2005 Ford Ranger seat belts / air bags problems

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2005 Ford Ranger Owner Comments (Page 2 of 3)

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problem #30

Oct 052015

Ranger

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received a recall notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V036000 (air bags); however, the parts for the recall repair were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Corning, CA, USA

problem #29

Jun 092015

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (air bags). However, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Stantonville, TN, USA

problem #28

Jul 132015

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (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 notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Middleton, WI, USA

problem #27

Mar 032015

Ranger 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed for 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 05/03/16 updated 05/05/16.

- Bonita Springs, FL, USA

problem #26

May 302015

Ranger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (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 not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Spalding, NE, USA

problem #25

Feb 292016

Ranger

  • 197,154 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. While driving 35 mph through an intersection, the contact's vehicle was struck on the driver side door by another vehicle. The contact had a 6 year old passenger in the vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed. The driver injured her neck, back, arm, and ribs that required medical attention. The vehicle was not towed and was able to be driven home. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 197,154.

- Lexington, NC, USA

problem #24

Feb 152016

Ranger

  • 154,492 miles

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

I received a notice on 7/16/15 that my 2005 Ford Ranger was affected by recall 15S22. I then received a notice on 12/7/15 that the repair parts were becoming available. I was in contact with a local Ford dealer's service department, and after the repair parts arrived, I made a 2/15/16 appointment for the repairs. The name of the dealer that performed the repairs is sunset Ford. On 2/15/16, the repair was made on customer number 71758, and invoice number focs185790. However, after the repair parts were installed, the airbag warning light appeared on the dash. This hadn't happened before the repair was done. Then there were E-mail communications between the dealer's service department, and a Ford agent. The agent stated that this isn't the first time that this has happened, and explained that a fuse needed to be removed to de-power the system, and then returned. The service department tried, there was a battery disconnect, and a fix didn't work. A switch, or circuit, or something else isn't working. The cost to fix the new failure is $253.99, and Ford won't cover it. I declined pay for this new failure, and left the dealership with an airbag dash light that initially blinks, and then stays on. This vehicle may be more unsafe to drive now, than it was when it was initially taken-in for safety repairs! 1. did Ford provide adequate training for repairs on recall 15S22" 2. did the repairs for 15S22 create a failure for something else? 3. is there something else that should be recalled for repairs, such as the root cause for the current condition that is causing the dash's airbag warning light to go on? 4. is Ford doing something to try to create extra business for its dealerships that's at the customer's expense? 5. when will Ford, or the dealership sunset Ford, get my truck's warranty-related safety defect corrected, at no expense to me"

- High Ridge, MO, USA

problem #23

Dec 102015

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repair were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Columbus, GA, USA

problem #22

Sep 012015

Ranger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (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.

- Minneapolis, MN, USA

problem #21

Feb 042015

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V343000 (air bags) and 15V322000 (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 repairs. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms part not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Clear Water, FL, USA

problem #20

Jul 012015

Ranger

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (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 not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Stanwood, WA, USA

problem #19

Dec 102015

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact recieved notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (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 not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Detroit, MI, USA

problem #18

Jul 052015

Ranger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (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 not experienced a failure.

- Laurel, MS, USA

problem #17

Jul 142015

Ranger 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (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 not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 03/23/16 the consumer stated he turned off the air bag. Updated 03/30/16.

- Hartland, WI, USA

problem #16

Jun 212015

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (air bags). The part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Asheville, NC, USA

problem #15

Jul 172015

Ranger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts not available.

- Jamestown, PA, USA

problem #14

Nov 182015

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall: TL* the contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (air bags); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was 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. Updated 1/20/16 ln...updated 02/19/16

- Sioux City, IA, USA

problem #13

Jul 012015

Ranger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (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.

- Loganville, GA, USA

problem #12

Jul 062015

Ranger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (air bags) however, the part was not available for the recall repair. 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.

- Houston, PA, USA

problem #11

Oct 202015

Ranger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (air bags) however, the parts were unavailable to perform the repairs. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall remedy. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Fruita, CO, USA

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