referring to Ford Motor Co. is urging owners of proven 2006 Ford Rangers to stop driving the pickup trucks immediately.
The influenced airbags are dangerous because propellants inside could deteriorate & explode, shooting metal shrapnel into the pickup truck’s interior.
A NHTSA representative said the faulty airbags have been associated by 15 dyinges in the United States Takata filed for bankruptcy in June.
Ford issued the security recall after it was notified in December of a crash involving a driver-side Takata airbag rupture in a 2006 Ford Ranger which happened in July.
This isn’t the premier time the automaker has issued a recall regarding potentially faulty Takata airbags in its Ranger pickup.
Fresh Ford Ranger pickup Guessed at auto display
Ford is Guessed to roll out an all-Fresh Ranger pickup (the 2018 version for China is shown here).
Ford Motor Co. is Guessed to roll out an all-Fresh Ranger pickup Sunday at the Detroit auto display .
“Ranger is for truck buyers who need an affordable, functional, rugged & maneuverable pickup which’s Built Ford Tough.”The truck is going to be built at Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant.
Ford purveyed further than six.six mn Rangers in the U.S. over its 29-year history.
discounts peaked in 1999 at around 350,000 however dropped steadily until its last year in 2011, while Ford purveyed 70,832.
Ford Motor Inc.: Ford Issues security Recall in North US for proven 2006 Ford Ranger cars by Takata Airbag Inflators; Advises Customers to Stop Driving & Contact Dealers for Immediate R
As it stated in highest Inc. Interviews- Ford Motor Inc. has identified approximately three,000 2006 model year Ranger cars in North US by airbag inflators which pose higher danger of rupturing in the event of a crash.
We take this matter soseriously & are advising owners of these specific 2006 Ford Rangers to stop driving their cars so dealers could make reforms immediately.
Ford inspected the car on Dec. 27, approved which the inflator ruptured resulting in a driver fatality & notified NHTSA.
This is the 2nd fatality announced to Ford because of a Takata inflator rupture.
influenced cars involve proven 2006 Ford Rangers built at Twin Cities Assembly Plant from Aug. ten, 2005 to Dec. 15, 2005.
Ford warns versus driving 2006 Ranger pickups
The automaker said it approved final 30 days that a dying in a July 2017 crash of a 2006 Ford Ranger in West Virginia was caused by a defective Takata inflater.
Ford had announced a similar dying in South Carolina that occurred in December 2015.
Ford said both Takata dyinges occurred by inflaters built on the same day & installed in 2006 Ranger pickups.
A Mazda spokeswoman said Thursday that the Inc. would conduct a similar recall & stop-drive caution for some 2006 Mazda B-Series trucks, that were built by Ford & are similar to the Ranger.
eight:30 a.m.: Commerce section releases retail discounts information for December.
collected by :Madison Joidin