Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2010 FORD RANGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 10V202000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 10S12

Make: FORD

Model: RANGER

Year: 2010

Component:
PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:HYDRAULIC:ACTUATOR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20090608

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20100202

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2934

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20100521

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20100511

Date Added To File: 20100511

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Defect Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 RANGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 8, 2009 THROUGH FEBRUARY 2, 2010 EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION. IT IS POSSIBLE FOR THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE TO BECOME DISCONNECTED FROM THE RIGHT REAR ACTUATOR DURING COLD WEATHER. THIS MAY OCCUR WHEN THE PARKING BRAKE IS RELEASED IF WET PARKING BRAKE SHOES HAVE FROZEN IN THE APPLIED POSITION. IF THE RIGHT REAR PARKING BRAKE CABLE BECOMES DISCONNECTED, THE PEDAL WILL HAVE EXTENDED TRAVEL AND MAY NOT FULLY APPLY THE PARKING BRAKE.

Consequence Summary:
A MANUAL TRANSMISSION VEHICLE PARKED IN NEUTRAL WITHOUT A FULLY APPLIED PARKING BRAKE MAY HAVE UNINTENDED MOVEMENT WHICH MAY CAUSE A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REVISED RIGHT REAR PARKING BRAKE ACTUATOR TO PREVENT CABLE DISCONNECTION FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 21, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.