Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 FORD RANGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V189000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: RANGER

Year: 1990

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19890701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19910801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 792000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19920302

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19911104

Date Added To File: 19911106

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
WHEN THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER IS PLACED IN THE PARK POSITION, THE PARK PAWL DOES NOT ALWAYS ABUT OR ENGAGE THE PARK GEAR.

Consequence Summary:
DRIVER MAY BELIEVE THE VEHICLE IS SAFELY ENGAGED IN PARKWHEN THE GEAR IS NOT TRULY ENGAGED. THIS CAN LEAD TO THE VEHICLE JUMPING OUT OFGEAR UNINTENTIONALLY, VEHICLE ROLLAWAY WHEN PARKED ON A SLOPED SURFACE, ANDINADVERTENT MOTION WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STARTED. ALL OF THESE CONDITIONS CANRESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
REPAIR THE TRANSMISSION WITH A NEW PARK PAWL.