Year: 1984 Make: FORD Model: Ranger

Number of OPEN Recalls 8


NHTSA Recall Number:  07E064000
Recall Date:  27 August 2007

SUMMARY
CERTAIN FEDERAL-MOGUL AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMPS SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES OF CARTER, ACCUFLOW, NAPA, TRUFLOW, PARTS DEPO, AND PARTS MASTER, SHIPPED BETWEEN AUGUST 2006 AND JULY 2007 FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE FUEL PUMP DIAPHRAGM IN CERTAIN PRODUCTION RUNS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR INADEQUATELY TESTED WHICH MAY CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP TO LEAK.

CONSEQUENCE
A LEAKING FUEL PUMP COULD CREATE A VEHICLE FIRE HAZARD.

REMEDY
A LEAKING FUEL PUMP COULD CREATE A VEHICLE FIRE HAZARD.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET CARTER, NAPA, ACCUFLOW, TRU FLOW, PARTS MASTER, AND PARTS DEPOT BRAND FUEL PUMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED MOTOR VEHICLES. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

NHTSA Recall Number:  83V115000
Recall Date:  07 November 1983

SUMMARY
VEHICLES MAY HAVE FUEL OR VAPOR LINE DAMAGE CAUSED WHEN AN INCORRECT PROCEDURE WAS USED IN TIGHTENING BOLTS ON ADJACENT COMPONENTS DURING ASSEMBLY. THE FUEL TANK MAY BECOME DAMAGED DUE TO A LOOSE CROSS MEMBER THAT SUPPORTS IT.

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AUXILLIARY FUEL TANKS.SYSTEM: FUEL SYSTEM; FUEL AND VAPOR LINES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FUEL LINE OR FUEL TANK DAMAGE INCREASES THE RISK OFSPILLAGE AND FIRE, PARTICULARLY IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT.

NHTSA Recall Number:  84V082000
Recall Date:  09 July 1984

SUMMARY
IF TRUCK IS STRUCK FROM THE SIDE, THE CAP ON THE FUEL TANK COULD BECOME UNSEALED, ALLOWING UNSAFE LEAKAGE OF FUEL. THIS IS A FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY". LEAKAGE CAN BE CAUSED BY AN ORANGE-COLORED PLASTIC DIESEL FUEL INFORMATION RING WHICH IS FOUND AROUND THE FUEL TANK NECK, OR BY THE TETHER.

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MIDSHIP FUEL TANK, TETHERED FUELFILLER PIPE CAPS OR DIESEL ENGINES.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL CAPS (LOCKING AND NON-LOCKING).CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LEAKING FUEL COULD CAUSE A FIRE IN THE PRESENCE OF ANIGNITION SOURCE AND COULD RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS ORBYSTANDERS.

NHTSA Recall Number:  84V111000
Recall Date:  25 September 1984

SUMMARY
SECONDARY HOOD LATCH COMPONENTS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY POSITIONED DURING ASSEMBLY. IF THE HOOD IS NOT CLOSED TIGHTLY, OR IS INADVERTENTLY RELEASED, THE SECONDARY LATCH MAY NOT WORK AND THE HOOD MAY FLY UP WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS.SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; HOOD ASSEMBLY LATCH SYSTEMS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE DRIVER"S VIEW WILL BE OBSTRUCTED AND AN ACCIDENTMAY RESULT.NOTE: MAKE CERTAIN THE PRIMARY HOOD LATCH IS ENGAGED PROPERLY BEFORE DRIVING.

NHTSA Recall Number:  83V134000
Recall Date:  20 December 1983

SUMMARY
THE BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE D-SHAPED RING FOR THE SHOULDER BELT ARE INADEQUATELY SUPPORTED BY THE MATERIAL IN WHICH THEY ARE MOUNTED. THE ATTACHMENT DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES".

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRUCKS.SYSTEM: INTERIOR SYSTEMS; SEAT BELTS AND UPPER TORSO RESTRAINT ATTACHMENTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IN SEVERE COLLISIONS, THE SHOULDER BELT ATTACHMENTCOULD SEPARATE, INCREASING THE POSSIBILITY OF OCCUPANT INJURY.NOTE: MANUFACTURER ADVISES THAT SEAT BELTS SHOULD CONTINUE TO BE USED AT ALLTIMES, AS SUBSTANTIAL BENEFITS MAY STILL BE OBTAINED.

NHTSA Recall Number:  98E010000
Recall Date:  08 April 1998

SUMMARY
EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: AFTERMARKET BRAKE ROTORS FOR USE ON CERTAIN FORD AND MAZDA TRUCKS. CRACKED CASTINGS CAUSED CRACKS TO APPEAR ON THE OUTER DIAMETER OF THE ROTOR HAT OR AROUND THE STUD HOLE.

CONSEQUENCE
LOSS OF BRAKING CAN RESULT.

REMEDY
LOSS OF BRAKING CAN RESULT.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 1998. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE ROTORS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AIMCO AT 815-759-7935. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

NHTSA Recall Number:  84V104000
Recall Date:  06 September 1984

SUMMARY
WEIGHT RATING INFORMATION IS INCORRECT ON VEHICLE MANUAL LABELS AND RATING DECALS.

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS; CHASSIS CABS.SYSTEM: LABELS, CONSUMER INFORMATION; VEHICLE RATING DECALS AND VEHICLE MANUALLABELS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF PRESENT WEIGHT LABEL IS RELIED UPON, TOO HEAVY ALOAD MAY BE PLACED UPON SUSPENSION, CAUSING IT TO COLLAPSE. LOSS OF VEHICLECONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.

NHTSA Recall Number:  84V023000
Recall Date:  06 March 1984

SUMMARY
COMPONENTS IN THE LOCKING HUBS WERE IMPROPERLY HEAT-TREATED AND MAY CRACK OR FRACTURE UPON ENGAGEMENT OF THE FRONT DRIVE AXLES. THE BROKEN COMPONENT ON THE LEFT FRONT WHEEL MAY BECOME JAMMED AGAINST THE NUT.

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FRONT AUTOMATIC LOCKING HUBS.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; AXLE HUBS, LOCKING.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS COULD CAUSE THE NUT TO COME OFF AND RESULT IN LOSSOF THE LEFT FRONT WHEEL, CAUSING LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.