Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1996 FORD RANGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V161000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: RANGER

Year: 1996

Component:
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19951215

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19960311

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 134770

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19961211

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19960829

Date Added To File: 19960903

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 120

Defect Summary:
THE CERTIFICATION LABELS ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES HAS INCORRECT REAR TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE DESIGNATIONS. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 120, “TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS.”

Consequence Summary:
INCORRECT INFLATION PRESSURES COULD CAUSE PREMATURE WEAR OF THE REAR TIRES. .

Corrective Action:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH CORRECT CERTIFICATION LABELS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLING THESE LABELS. DEALERS CAN INSTALL THIS LABEL IF THE OWNER SO DESIRES.