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NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 2005 Ford Ranger

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2005 Ford Ranger, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Air Bag Inflator Rupture

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA15001

    • Status:
      PENDING
    • Date Opened: February 24, 2015
    • Date Closed: N/A
    • Recall: No recall yet

    Component(s): Air Bags
    Air Bags:Frontal

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: Air Bag Inflator Rupture

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE14016

    Component(s): Air Bags
    Air Bags:Frontal

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  3. INVESTIGATION: BRAKE LIGHTS INOPERATIVE

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE05066

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: December 05, 2005
    • Date Closed: March 24, 2006
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Exterior Lighting
    Exterior Lighting:Brake Lights
    Exterior Lighting:Tail Lights

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

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