Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1984 FORD RANGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 84V111000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: RANGER

Year: 1984

Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19820101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19840701

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 460918

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19841022

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19840925

Date Added To File: 19841003

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect 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 Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE HOOD ASSEMBLY WILL BE INSPECTED AND THE HOOD AND LATCH COMPONENTS WILL BE ADJUSTED, IF NECESSARY, WITHOUT CHARGE TO THE OWNER.