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Recall data for: 2000 FORD RANGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V094000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S07

Make: FORD

Model: RANGER

Year: 2000

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20000307

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20000310

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 49

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000323

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20000328

Date Added To File: 20000329

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 103

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L OHC ENGINES. ENGINE COOLANT CIRCULATION THROUGH THE HEATER CIRCUIT IS PREVENTED BECAUSE OF A PLUGGED HEATER RETURN TUBE (WATER PUMP INLET TUBE) AT THE WATER PUMP. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE INTENT OF FMVSS NO. 103, “WINDSHIELD DEFROSTING AND DEFOGGING SYSTEMS.”

Consequence Summary:
AS A RESULT OF NO HEAT IN THE HEATER CIRCUIT, DEFROST PERFORMANCE IS COMPROMISED.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PLUGGED HEATER WATER RETURN TUBES.