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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

seat belts / air bags problem

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2005 Ford Ranger Owner Comments (Page 1 of 3)

problem #50

Nov 132015

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 numbers: 15V322000 (air bags) and 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 notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Statonville, TN, USA

problem #49

Jan 292016

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 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 notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Waverly, NY, USA

problem #48

May 272016

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V322000 (air bags) and 16V036000 (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 made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Gladstone, MO, USA

problem #47

Feb 032016

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: 16V036000 (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.

- Harrah, OK, USA

problem #46

Dec 202015

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V036000 (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.

- Waterford, CA, USA

problem #45

Feb 052016

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 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 notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Clearwater, FL, USA

problem #44

Feb 222016

Ranger

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 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 VIN was unknown. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Douglass, AZ, USA

problem #43

Aug 182016

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V322000 (air bags) and 16V036000 (air bags); however, the parts needed to repair the vehicle were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Spotsylvania, VA, USA

problem #42

May 012016

Ranger

  • 90,000 miles
Takata recall I have been waiting for months to receive the "interim" replacement for my driver's side airbag, and I have felt unsafe in driving my vehicle since I first received notice of the takata airbag inflator. I've brought my truck (2005 Ford Ranger) into my local Ford dealership 3 separate times, and each time they've returned it to me without fixing anything because the part for the interim replacement has been on backorder. This is in houston, tx, so right in the middle of the priority region due to extremely high humidity. I have tried every possible avenue to get a loaner vehicle, by calling Ford customer care and my local Ford dealership (sterling mccall Ford in houston, tx). I know that Honda is issuing loaner vehicles, despite having many more models affected by this recall. It is clear that Honda cares more about its customers' safety than Ford, because Ford refuses to issue loaner vehicles for this recall. I refuse to drive my truck or allow my wife to drive my truck until the problem is fixed. This leaves me without a vehicle to drive. I urge NHTSA to put pressure on Ford to provide loaner vehicles, as Honda has done, to show that they actually care about their customers' safety.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #41

Feb 012016

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall I rreceived my recall notice in February 2016 and have yet to be called to with an reason why, when or how the my problem wii be solved. Don't get return calls from the dealer. Is there a possible time estimate as to when I will nbe notified of tjhe status ofr these situation?

- Cordele, GA, USA

problem #40

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) and 16V036000 (air bags) however the parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The manufacturer exceeded a reasonable time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The contact had not experienced a failure.VIN tool confirms parts unavailable.

- Chula Vista, CA, USA

problem #39

Feb 082016

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 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. Parts distribution disconnect. The VIN was not available.

- Fruita, CO, USA

problem #38

Jul 012015

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V322000 (air bags) and 16V0360000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Soquel, CA, USA

problem #37

Jun 192015

Ranger 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V322000 (air bags) and 16V036000 (air bags); however, the parts to do 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 made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 08/05/16 updated 10/04/16.

- Brainard, MN, USA

problem #36

Feb 012016

Ranger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 16V036000 (air bags) and 15V322000 (air bags); however, the part to do the recall repair was not available. 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.

- Pueblo, CO, USA

problem #35

Sep 102015

Ranger

  • 39,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 16V036000 and 15V322000 (air bags). 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. The failure mileage was 39,000.

- Hendersonville, TN, USA

problem #34

Feb 292016

Ranger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 16V036000 (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 distribution disconnect.

- Jamestown, PA, USA

problem #33

Jan 042016

Ranger 4WD 6-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Ranger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V322000 (air bags) and 16V036000 (air bags). The parts to do the recall repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was not aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 06/15/16 updated 06/22/16.

- Knoxville, IA, USA

problem #32

Dec 212015

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 distribution disconnect.

- Sprinfield, MO, USA

problem #31

Aug 032015

Ranger

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

- Hudson, CO, USA

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