1992 FORD Ranger

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

6 Recalls for 1992 FORD Ranger

Recall Date Component Summary
April 8, 1998 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR

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.

Remedy:

AIMCO WILL REIMBURSE CONSUMERS/INSTALLERS FOR THE COST OF REPLACEMENT ROTORS AND INSTALLATION. CONSUMERS ARE REQUESTED TO RETURN TO THE LOCATION WHERE THE ROTORS WERE ORIGINALLY PURCHASED/INSTALLED FOR REPLACEMENT.

February 5, 1996 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC

THE STUDS WHICH ATTACH THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER TO THE POWER BRAKE VACUUM BOOSTER ASSEMBLY CAN DEVELOP STRESS CORROSION CRACKING AFTER BEING OPERATED FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOCATION.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER BRAKE VACUUM BOOSTER ASSEMBLY.

January 14, 1992 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

WATER CAN ENTER THE DOOR LATCH RELEASE CABLE. IF THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES, THE WATER IN THE DOOR LATCH RELEASE CABLE CAN FREEZE AND CAUSE THE LATCH MECHANISM TO MALFUNCTION.

Remedy:

REVISED DOOR RELEASE CABLES AND WATER SHIELDS WILL BE INSTALLED.

March 23, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.

May 22, 2001 TIRES:TREAD/BELT

THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY.

EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: FORD IS REPLACING ALL FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT 15, 16, AND 17 INCH TIRES MOUNTED ON FORD TRUCKS AND SUVS. FORD REPORTS TREAD SEPARATION CAN OCCUR DUE TO A COMBINATION OF THE SENSITIVITY OF THE TIRE DESIGN TO STRESS, AGING, AND MANUFACTURING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PLANTS. FORD IS REPLACING THESE TIRES TO PREVENT POSSIBLE PREMATURE TIRE FAILURE.

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: THE VEHICLES LISTED BELOW MAY HAVE BEEN ORIGINALLY EQUIPPED WITH FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT TIRES OR MAY HAVE HAD WILDERNESS AT TIRES INSTALLED DURING THE FIRESTONE RECALL LAUNCHED IN AUGUST 2000.

CERTAIN 1991 THROUGHT 2002 FORD EXPLORER
CERTAIN 2001 THROUGHT 2002 EXPLORER SPORT, AND SPORT TRAC
CERTAIN 1997 THROUGH 2002 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER
CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 2001 RANGER
CERTAIN 1999 THROUGH 2001 EXPEDITION
CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 1994, AND 1997 MODEL YEAR F-SERIES
CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 1994 BRONCO

NOTE: BOTH ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT AND REPLACEMENT TIRES ARE AFFECTED.

Remedy:

THE REPLACEMENT/REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM FOR THIS CAMPAIGN EXPIRED ON MARCH 31, 2002. HOWEVER, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT FORD AT 1-877-917-3673 OR GO ON-LINE TO WWW.FORD.COM FOR POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE.

August 21, 2000 TIRES:TREAD/BELT

TIRE DESCRIPTION: FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT, SIZE P235/75R15, PRODUCED AT THE DECATUR, ILLINOIS TIRE PLANT AND ALL FIRESTONE RADIAL ATX AND RADIAL ATX II TIRES, SIZE P235/75R15. OPERATION OF THESE TIRES AT LOW INFLATION PRESSURES, HIGH SPEED, AND IN HOT WEATHER, CAN CONTRIBUTE TO SEPARATION OF THE TIRE TREAD.

Remedy:

THE REPLACEMENT/REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM FOR THIS CAMPAIGN EXPIRED ON AUGUST 29, 2001. HOWEVER, CUSTOMERS SHOULD CONTACT FIRESTONE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-465-1904 FOR POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1992 FORD Ranger

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195 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1992 FORD Ranger

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POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE) | POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)
ODI Number: 508531
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 506196
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 505597
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 511217
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 508392
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 504545
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 511749
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT
ODI Number: 513672
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 505467
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 504947
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 505983
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 505383
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 512144
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 490751
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 490751
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 490751
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:AUXILLARY TANK:SELECTOR DEVICES
ODI Number: 489068
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 504002
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 485716
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 501345
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 485577
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
ODI Number: 486253
TRAILER HITCHES
ODI Number: 753900
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 844100
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 969000
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH
ODI Number: 480056
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 826500
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 476743
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10745122
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10423981
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10354046
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10275175
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10256432
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10232446
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10205472
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10191991
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10173388
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10173978
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10164036
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10113646
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID
ODI Number: 10097064
TIRES
ODI Number: 10051017
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10041575
SEATS
ODI Number: 10039053
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10025986
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10024261
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10023256
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10020211
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 10018624
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10017392
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10018966
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10020107
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10013960
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10007698
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. | SUSPENSION | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 9004672
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 8023131
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 8015608
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 8018035
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 8015745
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 8013006
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 8008994
TIRES
ODI Number: 8005995
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 6900243
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 983594
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 983593
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 10037100
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 986993
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 980762
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
ODI Number: 978454
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 977009
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 978831
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 971002
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 971002
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 972756
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 973386
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 968791
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 965496
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 965917
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 963247
STEERING:LINKAGES | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 896291
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 889763
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 887386
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER | SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 884659
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 882939
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 880306
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 880305
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 873842
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 875359
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 874913
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 868345
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 860132
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 860094
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 861165
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 856921
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 857094
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 852829
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 846933
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 848490
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 847557
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 848344
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 845041
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 845752
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 846062
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 833974
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 834756
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 831340
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 828951
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 833066
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 823413
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 827208
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 817121
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 821699
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | WHEELS:HUB
ODI Number: 813611
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 812378
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 814631
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 809978
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 806126
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 808447
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 804950
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 804903
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 805985
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 803549
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 808586
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 804689
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 806957
STEERING
ODI Number: 802899
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 801051
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 785897
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 766807
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 766307
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 762384
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 761477
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 757485
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
ODI Number: 751439
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 751288
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH
ODI Number: 748676
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 745550
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 743839
TIRES
ODI Number: 743564
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 740902
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 739065
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 735237
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 732387
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 731254
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 731822
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 730534
TIRES | TIRES
ODI Number: 730283
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 729635
TIRES
ODI Number: 729755
TIRES
ODI Number: 728252
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 728197
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 724596
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 724530
SEATS
ODI Number: 723883
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 723325
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 720235
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE) | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | STEERING | SUSPENSION:FRONT | SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING AS
ODI Number: 719264
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 717690
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 716758
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
ODI Number: 715084
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 712151
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 712062
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 709843
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 708608
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM | VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 704102
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 704726
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 704647
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 703570
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 700217
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 563170
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 560821
TIRES:TREAD/BELT | TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 556016
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 553887
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 550377
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 548230
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 547159
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 544357
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 544164
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 542586
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 539030
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 537288
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 534364
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 533062
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 531579
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 522986
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 524264
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 516470
SEATS
ODI Number: 516470
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 516433
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 515385
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 515364
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 480880
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 483604
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 482130
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 482564
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1 Investigations for 1992 FORD Ranger

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

50 Service Alerts for 1992 FORD Ranger

Date Description
May 3, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

FORD MOTOR COMPANY NOW RECOMMENDS SAE 5W-30 VISCOSITY GRADE FOR SERVICING ANY FORD GASOLINE-POWERED VEHICLE REGARDLESS OF MODEL YEAR. *TT

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June 1, 1999 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AXLE WIND UP AND / OR CLUNKING, POPPING, RATCHETING TYPE NOISES WHEN MAKING CORNERING MANEUVERS ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A FOUR WHEEL DRIVE HI OR LOW RANGE MODE. *TT

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November 13, 2000 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

SUBJECT REGARDING CONTAMINATION FROM PRIOR TRANSMISSION CONCERNS OR EXCESS WEAR MAY BE TRAPPED IN THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLING SYSTEM. *TT

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January 10, 2000 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER- SERVICE TIP. *MJS

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March 2, 1998 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

ANNOUNCING THE FORD OEM AIR CONDITIONING RETROFIT KIT AVAILABILITY. *YC

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May 1, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

AUTHORIZED WARRANTY PART REPLACEMENT OF BRAKE PADS TO CORRECT EXCESSIVE BRAKE NOISE. *TW

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January 23, 1997 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

4.0L EQUIPPED VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE TEMPERATURE GAUGE FLUCTUATION THAT MAY BE ACCOMPNIED WITH A THUMPING NOISE OR FEEL IN THE COOLANT HOSES WITH THE ENGINE AT NORMAL OPERATING TEMPERATURE. *JD

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November 18, 1996 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

WIRING – ELECTRICAL DIODE IDENTIFICATION AND SERVICE REPLACEMENTS. *TW

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November 23, 1998 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

MASS AIR FLOW (MAF)- SENSOR CONTAMINATION- SERVICE TIP. *AK

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January 23, 1997 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

4.0L EQUIPPED VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE TEMPERATURE GAUGE FLUCTUATION THAT MAY BE ACCOMPANIED WITH A THUMPING NOISE OR FEEL IN THE COOLANT HOSE WITH THE ENGINE AT NORMAL OPERATING TEMPERATURE. *JD

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January 19, 1998 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUBJECT REGARDING A NEW SERVICE CENTER SUPPORT THAT USES A THRUST BEARING (#3 AND #4) IN PLACE OF THRUST WASHERS HAS BEEN RELEASED. *TT

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October 21, 1996 075000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR – REPLACEMENT AS AN ASSEMBLY – SERVICE TIP. *TW

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November 18, 1996 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

NOISE – PINGING OR CREAKING FROM DRIVELINE WHEN VEHICLE IS PUT INTO GEAR. *TW

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March 18, 1998 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

A GRABBING AND/OR STICKING CONDITION DURING THE FIRST FEW BRAKE APPLICATIONS WHEN THE BRAKES ARE COLD OR IN THE MORNING AFTER AN OVERNIGHT RAIN MAY OCCUR ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC

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March 18, 1998 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

A COMPREHENSIVE PULL AND DRIFT DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE HAS BEEN DEVELOPED TO ASSIST TECHNICIANS WITH VEHICLE SERVICE. *YC

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November 10, 1997 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

CONCERNS WITH “PINGING” OR “CREAKING” BEING HEARD FROM THE DRIVELINE WHEN SHIFTING FROM PARK TO DRIVE OR REVERSE, BETWEEN DRIVE AND REVERSE, OR WHEN ENGAGING THE CLUTCH. *YC

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October 1, 1999 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT NEUTRAL GEAR ROLLOVER NOISE WHICH OCCURS AT IDLE WITH TRANSMISSION IN NEUTRAL AND CLUTCH ENGAGED. *TT

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June 25, 2001 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ON SOME VEHICLES, ENGINE OIL MAY CONTINUE TO LEAK FROM THE ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET AREA AFTER AN ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET REPAIR HAS BEEN PERFORMED. *TT

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March 17, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FUEL ECONOMY- CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS VERSUS VEHICLE USAGE. *JD

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May 1, 1995 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

VEHICLES MAY HAVE A DISCONNECT OF THE IGNITION CONTROL MODULE (ICM) CONNECTOR OR MOISTURE BUILDUP WITHIN THE CONNECTOR. *TW

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May 1, 1995 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

UNKNOWN

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October 1, 1995 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

THE USE OF PETROLEUM-BASED GREASE AS A LUBRICANT IN SERVICING DISC BRAKES IS NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE BECAUSE IT MAY BE INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE RUBBER MATERIAL USED IN THE DISC BRAKE SYSTEM. IF PETROLEUM-BASED GREASE IS USED TO LUBRICATE ANY PAR

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September 1, 1995 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

HIGH ALTITUDE TRANSMISSION AVAILABLE. *TW

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August 1, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE NOISE WHICH MAY BE PERCEIVED BY THE CUSTOMER AS A PISTON / CONNECTING ROD BEARING KNOCK. *TT

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June 14, 1999 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

EXPERIENCING A WHINE / BUZZ TYPE NOISE IN THE SPEAKERS OF THE ENTERTAINMENT RADIO OR TWO-WAY RADIO ON VEHICLES WITH AN IN-TANK ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP. *TT

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March 30, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

INFORMATION ON A BUZZING OR RATTLE NOISE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM. *TT

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July 26, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON THE NEW FLUSH AND FILL TOOL AVAILABLE THROUGH ROTUNDA. *TT

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November 18, 1996 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

TORQUE CONVERTER – LEAK TEST PROCEDURE – SERVICE TIP. *TW

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October 1, 2001 190000 TIRES

OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT 7 REVISED INFORMATION – REGARDING REPLACEMENT OF WILDERNESS AT TIRES. *TT

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September 6, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SERVICE TIP INFORMATION ON REVISED OIL PAN GASKET REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE. *TT

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April 13, 1998 190000 TIRES

INFORMATION ON TIRE COMPANY TELEPHONE NUMBERS FOR CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE. *YC

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July 21, 2003 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER – SERVICE TIPS. 2003 ESCORT AND SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT

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July 1, 1999 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN AUDIBLE PINGING OR CREAKING NOISE THAT MAY BE HEARD FROM THE DRIVELINE WHEN ENGINE TORQUE IS INITIALLY APPLIED TO THE DRIVELINE. *TT

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July 1, 1995 062100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

TEMPERATURE GAUGE – FLUCTUATING AND /OR INACCURATE HIGH READINGS. *SD

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October 25, 1996 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON AODE/4R7W TRANSMISSION MAIN CONTROL & CASE REPLACEMENT. *TT

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January 19, 1998 020000 SUSPENSION

INFORMATION REGARDING COMPREHENSIVE PULL AND DRIFT DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE DEVELOPED TO ASSIST TECHNICIANS WITH VEHICLE SERVICE. *TT

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October 21, 1996 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

WINDSHIELD AND INTERIOR GLASS – FOG/FILM. *TW

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April 27, 1998 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON A NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHART. *YC

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March 3, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

FLUID- TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *JD

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June 1, 1995 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

COOLING SYSTEM-PULSATING COOLANT FLOW-NOISE-KNOCK/THUMP – AUDIBLE IN PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. *TW

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June 1, 1995 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

IDLE – ROUGH – 3.0L VEHICLES – WARM ENGINE AT ALL AMBIENT TEMPERATURES 1992 4X2 VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION – ALL 1993 VEHICLES. *TW

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August 6, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *SLC

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October 1, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.0L OHV ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE NOISE WHICH MAY BE PERCEIVED BY THE CUSTOMER AS A PISTON / ONNECTING ROD BEARING KNOCK. *TT

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August 1, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE NOISE WHICH MAY BE PERCEIVED BY THE CUSTOMER AS A PISTON / CONNECTING ROD BEARING KNOCK. *TT

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December 1, 1995 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

4X4 FRONT AXLES MUST USE HYPOID 4X4 GEAR OIL P/N F1TZ-19580-A & HIGH TEMP 4X4 FRONT AXLE & WHEEL BEARING GREASE WHEN SERVICING. IT IS NOT RECOMMENDED TO USE HEAVIER WEIGHT LUBES IN THESE FRONT AXLES.

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March 18, 1998 034500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

THE USE OF PETROLEUM-BASED GREASE AS A LUBRICANT IN SERVICING DISC BRAKES IS NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE. *YC

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March 18, 1998 354600 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES

RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR TOWING BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES. *TT

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December 16, 1996 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

TRANSAXLE – TORQUE CONVERTER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES AND TORQUE CONVERTER/TRANSAXLE COOLING SYSTEM CLEANING PROCEDURES – SERVICE TIP. *TW

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May 1, 1999 190000 TIRES

INFORMATION ON MAINTAINING TIRE PRESSURE. *TT

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February 17, 1997 160000 STRUCTURE

FRAME- RIVET REPLACEMENT WITH BOLTS- SERVICE TIPS. *JD

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