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2004 Ranger Recall

hmm maybe i should call my dealer....

heres all the info:

Make : FORD Model : RANGER Year : 2004
Manufacturer : FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V331000 Mfg's Report Date : JUL 12, 2004
Component: STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1395
Summary:
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, THE FRAME MAY HAVE A CENTER RAIL SECTION FLANGE THAT WAS NOT FORMED PROPERLY.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A SIDE IMPACT CRASH, THE FRAME RAIL SCOULD PUNCTURE THE FUEL TANK, RESULTING IN A FUEL LEAK. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRAME TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE FRAME WAS INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED. IF THERE IS A PROBLEM, THE VEHICLE WILL NOT BE REPAIRED. FORD AND THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE VEHICLE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 19, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Notes:
FORD RECALL NO. 04S19. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/pr...ls/results.cfm
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hmmm maybe ill have to ask the dealer about that? lol
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Those were regular cab Rangers only, built in June, 2004. Word is that Ford ended up replacing, not repairing, the recalled trucks.
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so thatd be a good deal if you had beat the **** outa yer 04.. now youd get a new one lol
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That would be cool but mine was made in November of 03
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Affected vehicles: Certain 2004 Ford Ranger Regular Cab pickup trucks built at the Twin Cities Assembly Plant from June 2, 2004 through June 25, 2004.
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how do u figure out what month urs was built?
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get a vin decoder, or have someone look it up for you...i can if you like
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how do u figure out what month urs was built?
The month and year are on the door jamb label. If it's not 6/2004, your truck can't be among the recalled Rangers.
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damn i had to not get a reg cab lol
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Great mine was built between that time and mine was a stepside to. it looks like ill be makeing a trip to ford monday.
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Hows that going to work with mods on the truck. Will the dealer let ppl upgrade the truck or do they have to take one that is the same?
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