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Ford Ranger Recall 09V040000

Ford Recalls 2009 Ranger Trucks Due to Possible Wheel Spindle Failure

Recall Details

Ford has recalled certain 2009 Ranger 4x2 trucks because of a manufacturing flaw in the front wheel spindles. The wheel spindles could fail, which may increase the risk of an accident. Dealers will replace the front wheel spindles as necessary.

Suspension & Steering, February 27, 2009

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
February 27, 2009
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
11,134
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
09V040000
Component
SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE

Summary
FORD IS RECALLING 11,134 MY 2009 4X2 RANGER VEHICLES. SOME FRONT WHEEL SPINDLES WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED CREATING THE RISK THAT A SPINDLE MAY FRACTURE DURING THE NORMAL USEFUL LIFE OF THE TRUCK.
Consequence
IF A SPINDLE FRACTURES, THE WHEEL MAY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SPINDLE IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 27, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.
Notes
FORD RECALL NO. 09S07.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
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