1998 FORD RANGER VIN: 1FTYR14X4WPB56239

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Unknown
Damage
Collision
Title
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VIN 1FTYR14X4WPB56239 Decoding Ford Vin Decoder

Error Text

0 - VIN decoded clean. Check Digit (9th position) is correct

Make

FORD

Manufacturer Name

FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USA

Model

Ranger

Model Year

1998

Plant City

ST. PAUL

Vehicle Type

TRUCK

Plant Country

UNITED STATES (USA)

Plant State

MINNESOTA

Body Class

Pickup

Doors

2

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating From

Class 1C: 4,001 - 5,000 lb (1,814 - 2,268 kg)

Cab Type

Extra/Super/ Quad/Double/King/Extended

Trailer Type Connection

Not Applicable

Trailer Body Type

Not Applicable

Drive Type

4x2

Brake System Type

Hydraulic

Engine Number of Cylinders

6

Displacement (CC)

4000.0

Displacement (CI)

244.09497637892

Displacement (L)

4.0

Engine Power (kW)

119.3120

Fuel Type - Primary

Gasoline

Engine Configuration

V-Shaped

Engine Brake (hp) From

160

Other Engine Info

EFI: Electronic Fuel Injection

Engine Manufacturer

Ford

Seat Belt Type

Manual

Front Air Bag Locations

1st Row (Driver and Passenger)

Bus Floor Configuration Type

Not Applicable

Bus Type

Not Applicable

Custom Motorcycle Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Suspension Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Chassis Type

Not Applicable

1998 FORD RANGER Crash Test Score

0

Overall Rating

Overall Front Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Front Driver Side
Front Passenger Side

Side Barrier

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Driver
Rear Passenger

Overall Side Pole Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Star Rating 4x4
Rollover Star Rating 4x2
Rollover Risk:
0%

1998 FORD RANGER Safety Features

Seat Belts and Head Restraints

Dynamic Head Restraints Not Available
Head Restraint Not Available
Advanced Belt Feature Not Available
Adjustable Upper Belt Anchorage Not Available
Seat Belt Reminder System Not Available

Air Bags

Frontal Air Bag Driver, Front Passenger
Knee Not Available
Additional Air Bags Not Available
Meets Side Air Bag Out-of-Position Requirements Not Available

Child Passenger Features

LATCH Locations Not Available
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) Not Available
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) locations Not Available

Complaints Assosiated with VIN 1FTYR14X4WPB56239

Components: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

January 27, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10679862
Consumer Location: OLYMPIA, WA
VIN: 1FTYR14X4WP****

Summary of Complaint

PULLED INTO A SLOPING DOWN PARKING SPOT. STOPPED, FOOT ON THE BRAKE. BEFORE I COULD SHIFT OUT OF DRIVE, THE ENGINE ABRUPTLY REVVED UP TO MAX RPM. I HAD BOTH FEET ON THE BRAKES, THE BACK WHEELS STARTED SPINNING CREATING A CLOUD OF BLUE SMOKE. I JAMMED THE GEARS INTO PARK AND THEY ENGINE ONLY QUIT AFTER I TURNED OFF THE KEY. I HAVE SEVERAL WITNESSES TO THE EVENT. MY REGULAR MECHANIC DISCONNECTED THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE AND IT HASN'T HAPPENED AGAIN. FORD CONTACTED BUT REFUSED TO FIX THE PROBLEM. *TR

Components: SUSPENSION

May 27, 2005
NHTSA ID Number: 10125111
Consumer Location: LOS GATOS, CA
VIN: 1FTYR14X4WP****

Summary of Complaint

AT APPROXIMATELY 150,000 VEHICLE MILES, THE MIDDLE LEAF ON BOTH REAR SPRINGS HAS FRACTURED JUST IN FRONT OF THE REAR AXLE. DISCOVERED 5/27/2005 WHEN THE BROKEN PIECE FELL OUT OF THE LEFT SPRING. SUBSEQUENTLY DISCOVERED THE IDENTICAL PIECE WAS MISSING FROM THE RIGHT SIDE. RECOVERED PIECE SHOWS FATIGUE FAILURE.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM EQUIPMENT

April 03, 1999
NHTSA ID Number: 10110354
Consumer Location: HOOVER, AL
VIN: 1FTYR14X4WP****

Summary of Complaint

I HAVE HAD 3 DOOR SWITCHES REPLACED ON MY RANGER DUE TO THE "DOOR AJAR" LIGHT COMING ON. I HAVE ALSO TALKED TO OTHER PEOPLE W/FORDS AND THEY HAVE HAD THE SAME PROBLEM. MY DOME LIGHT WILL STAY ON, AS DOES THE DOOR AJAR LIGHT AND SOMETIMES THE HORN STARTS BLOWING. *JB

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

November 15, 1998
NHTSA ID Number: 608755
Consumer Location: EL CAJON, CA
VIN: 1FTYR14X4WP****

Summary of Complaint

ALTERNATER FAILED. YH

Components: STRUCTURE

April 17, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11414120
Consumer Location: RIEGELSVILLE, PA
VIN: 1FTYR11U9WT****

Summary of Complaint

I BOUGHT THIS TRUCK NEW, I HAVE HAD TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS BUT NOW MY FRAME IS IN BAD, BAD, BAD RUSTING CONDITION AND MY MECHANIC SAID IT WILL NOT PASS INSPECTION. THIS TRUCK ONLY HAS 82,000 MILES ON IT!!! TOYOTA STOOD BEHIND THEIR FRAMES WHY ISN'T FORD?

Components: SUSPENSION UNKNOWN OR OTHER

March 25, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11404912
Consumer Location: NEW LONDON, WI
VIN: 1FTZR15X8WP****

Summary of Complaint

THE REAR OF THE FRAME RUSTED CAUSING THE BUMPER TO HANG OFF. IT WILL FALL OFF IF NOT ADDRESSED

Components: STRUCTURE

October 16, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11364729
Consumer Location: NEWFOUNDLAND, NJ
VIN: 1FTZR15X6WT****

Summary of Complaint

REAR FRAME EXCESSIVE RUSTING. SPARE TIRE CARRIER FELL OFF WHILE DRIVING. ONE SIDE OF BUMPER FELL OFF. NOTICED WHEN I STEPPED ON IT

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

September 16, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11355576
Consumer Location: BOLINGBROOK, IL
VIN: 1FTYR10C3WU****

Summary of Complaint

FRAME IS ROTTED OUT

Components: SUSPENSION POWER TRAIN ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

March 28, 1918
NHTSA ID Number: 11319686
Consumer Location: HILLSBOROUGH, NJ
VIN: 1FTZR15U5WP****

Summary of Complaint

4WD STOPPED WORKING SOME TIME AGO, SERVO/ACTUATOR SEEMED TO BE FREE, RECENTLY STARTED MAKING GRINDING NOISES IN THE FRONT RIGHT, SOUNDS LIKE HUB IS SOMEWHERE BETWEEN LOCKED AND UNLOCKED. SORT OF POPS OUT WHEN COMING TO A STOP HVAC DOES NOT WORK, FAN SPEED ONLY INTERIOR COURTESY STOPPED WORKING

Components: SUSPENSION STRUCTURE

May 09, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11234955
Consumer Location: SHELBYVILLE, KY
VIN: 1FTZR15X5WP****

Summary of Complaint

THE FRAME HAS RUSTED SO SEVERELY THAT THE REAR SUSPENSION IS DETACHING FROM FRAME AND FRAME IS ALMOST RUSTED COMPLETELY THROUGH AND WILL SEPARATE SOON. THE SPARE TIRE AND CARRIER HAVE FALLEN OFF WHERE IS WAS ATTACHED TO THE FRAME DUE TO THE EXCESSIVE RUST AND THE BED MOUNTS HAVE RUSTED AWAY AND NO LONGER ATTACH TO THE FRAME LEAVING THE BED WITH NO SOLID MOUNT. SPARE TIRE AND CARRIER FELL OFF ON INTERSTATE WHILE DRIVING.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

August 15, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11122301
Consumer Location: RICHMOND, VA
VIN: 1FTYR10U4WU****

Summary of Complaint

MY FUSE #27 FOR BACKUP LIGHTS AND THE O/D KEEPS BLOWING OUT AND NOW THE O/D LIGHT FLASHES SOMETIMES I PULLED THE COVER OFF OF THE STEERING COLUMN BUT THE O/D CORD WASN'T PINCHED OR DAMAGED ALSO NO APPEARANCE OF ANY WIRE TOUCHING ANYTHING

Components: SUSPENSION STRUCTURE

March 31, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11083796
Consumer Location: CUMMING, GA
VIN: 1FTYR10C8WT****

Summary of Complaint

VEHICLE BACK BUMPER FELL OFF DUE TO EXCESSIVE RUST (WHILE IN MOTION). BALL JOINTS, TIE RODS, UPPER AND LOWER CONTROL ARM BRACKETS RUSTED OUT AS WELL AS HOLES IN THE FRAME (ALL IDENTIFIED WHILE STATIONARY).

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

February 10, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11072111
Consumer Location: WEST RUTLAND, VT
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

MY FRAME ROTTED STRAIGHT THRU UNDER THE CAB ON BOTH LEFT AND RITE FRAME RAILS Y'ALL MADE TOYOTA FIX THIS SO FORD SHOULD DO THE SAME SO MANY RANGERS WITH BAD FRAMES

Components: SUSPENSION UNKNOWN OR OTHER

October 28, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 11040954
Consumer Location: BALTIMORE, MD
VIN: 1FTZR15X6WT****

Summary of Complaint

"FRAME RECALL ? " WHILE DRIVING FRAME BROKE IN HALF, BOTH SIDES. SINCE OWNING I HAVE REPLACED LEAF SPRING AND SHOCK BRACKET,AND ALSO REMOVED SPARE TIRE BRACKET BEFORE IT FELL OFF IN ROADWAY. THIS NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED BEFORE SOMEONE GETS KILLED!!!

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

May 12, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 11031681
Consumer Location: DALTON, GA
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

FRAME ROT FROM RUST CREWMEMBERS ARE RUSTED THROUGH FUEL TANK STRAPS ARE RUSTED THROUGH BUMPER MOUNTS ARE BAD REAR FRAME IS ROTED OUT

Components: STRUCTURE

May 05, 2008
NHTSA ID Number: 10990969
Consumer Location: WASHINGTON, DC
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

EXTREMELY RUSTED CAR FRAME

Components: STRUCTURE

May 16, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 10986227
Consumer Location: COCHRANVILLE, PA
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 1998 FORD RANGER. WHILE DRIVING VARIOUS SPEEDS, A KNOCKING TYPE NOISE WAS PRESENT COMING FROM THE BED OF THE VEHICLE WHEN THE BRAKES WERE APPLIED. THE CONTACT INDICATED THAT THE VEHICLE FAILED INSPECTION DUE TO RUSTING AND CORROSION OF THE SUBFRAME AND CROSS MEMBERS. THE CAUSE OF THE FAILURES WAS NOT DIAGNOSED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE VIN WAS NOT AVAILABLE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURES. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 169,000.

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

April 17, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 10979415
Consumer Location: WINTER SPRINGS, FL
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

THE TRUCK IS BURNING FUEL AND IDALING I CHANGED ALL THE COMPONENTS THAT THE MANUAL SAID AND THE ENGINE IS FINE IT HAVE TO BE A RECALL SOME WERE ITS WITH ALL FORD RANGERS EVERYONE IS HAVING THIS PROBLEM.

Components: STRUCTURE

September 01, 2014
NHTSA ID Number: 10928959
Consumer Location: CHICAGO, IL
VIN: 1FTZR15X5WT****

Summary of Complaint

THE REAR FRAME OF THE TRUCK HAS ROTTED AWAY. THE REAR SUSPENSION AND BUMPER ARE ABOUT TO FALL OFF. THE BODY ITSELF IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. I DIDN'T FIND OUT UNTIL I STEPPED ON THE REAR BUMPER AND IT BEGAN SAGGING DOWN AND THEN REALIZED THAT A LARGE MAJORITY OF THE FRAMES CROSS MEMBERS WERE ALREADY GONE!

Components: STRUCTURE

September 15, 2016
NHTSA ID Number: 10907395
Consumer Location: PRINCETON, WV
VIN: 1FTYR10C5WU****

Summary of Complaint

FRAME IS RUSTING OUT EVEN THOUGH THE REST OF THE TRUCK LOOKS GREAT . THE TRUCK HAS NOT BEEN DRIVEN IN WINTER BECAUSE I HAVE A WORK CAR WITH FRONT WHEEL DRIVE THAT I USE FOR THIS AND THE FRAME ON THAT VEHICLE IS IN BETTER CONDITION THAN MY RANGER. WE HAVE OWNED THE TRUCK SINCE 2002 AND IT'S A 1998 MODEL.

Components: STRUCTURE

June 25, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10860252
Consumer Location: GOSHEN, NY
VIN: 1FTYR11U6WT****

Summary of Complaint

THE REAR FRAME COMPLETELY RUSTED OFF BETWEEN THE REAR SPRING SHACKLES AND REAR BUMPER, THE SPARE TIRE MOUNT IF ALMOST COMPLETELY RUSTED AWAY, AND THE GAS TANK CROSS MEMBER IS ALSO NEARLY RUSTED AWAY,1/2 IS MISSING ON THE PASSENGER SIDE. THE REAR SPRINGS DETACHED WHEN THE SHACKLED RUSTED AWAY. THE VEHICLE WAS STATIONARY

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

November 02, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10789099
Consumer Location: WHEELING, WV
VIN: 1FTZR15X4WT****

Summary of Complaint

1998 XLT 4X4. BODY IN GREAT SHAPE. FRAME HAS RUST SO BAD REAR BUMBER AND SPARE TIRE CARRIER HAVE FALLEN OFF. BROKE BY THE LEAF SHACKLES ALSO. FRAME WAS COATED. UNABLE TO REPAIR. I AM BEYOND UPSET THAT FORD DOES NOT HAVE TO REPLACE THE FRAME, SOMETHING I AM UNABLE TO AFFORD.

Components: SUSPENSION

May 05, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10745767
Consumer Location: STRATFORD, CT
VIN: 1FTZR15X5WT****

Summary of Complaint

THE REAR FRAME OF THE TRUCK FELL APART RUSTED AWAY

Components: SERVICE BRAKES

June 26, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10734392
Consumer Location: COLLINS, GA
VIN: 1FTYR10C1WU****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 1998 FORD RANGER. WHILE DRIVING AT APPROXIMATELY 30 MPH, THE BRAKES FAILED WHILE DEPRESSING THE PEDAL MULTIPLE TIMES. THE VEHICLE FINALLY CAME TO A STOP. THE FAILURE RECURRED AND THE VEHICLE CRASHED INTO ANOTHER VEHICLE. A POLICE REPORT WAS FILED AND THERE WERE NO INJURIES. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 214,299.

Components: AIR BAGS

July 04, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10732606
Consumer Location: WASHINGTON, DC
VIN: 1FTYR10C5WP****

Summary of Complaint

YOURE SUPPOSED TO TELL ME OF ANY PAST INCIDENTS , ACCIDENTS , FAILURES, & RECALLS. REMEMBER? THAT IS SUPPOSED TO BE THE POINT OF THIS WEBSITE. IS IT NOT?

Components: EXTERIOR LIGHTING AIR BAGS STRUCTURE

June 13, 2001
NHTSA ID Number: 10730489
Consumer Location: FLORENCE, OR
VIN: 1FTYR10C9WP****

Summary of Complaint

I HIT A DEER WHILE COMMING HOME FROM WORK AT 45 MPH AND BENT BUMPER, DENTED LEFT QUARTER PANEL,BROKE LEFT TURN SIGNAL LENS AND CRACKED PLASTIC GRILE. AIRBAGS DID NOT APPLY OR ENGAGE. I ALSO HAVE TAKEN MY TRUCK TO THE LOCAL DEALERSHIP 4 TIMES TO GET MY DOOR ALARM CHIP REPLACED @ 50 DOLLARS EACH TIME. ON LAST ATTEMPT MY EXTENDED WARANTY HAD EXPIRED AND THEY REFUSED TO HONER THE PROBLEM AND PROMISE TO REPLACE.EVEN THOUGH IT WAS AN EXSISTING PROBLEM. THIS WAS PRIOR TO HITTING THE DEER.

Components: AIR BAGS

June 21, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10726460
Consumer Location: WASHINGTON, DC
VIN: 1FTYR10C5WP****

Summary of Complaint

ANY ANY??YOU TELL ME REMEMBER?

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

June 17, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10726118
Consumer Location: WASOLA, MO
VIN: 1FTZR11U2WP****

Summary of Complaint

1998 FORD RANGER FIVE SPEED FOUR SHE'LL DRIVE, WAS PARKED ON LEVEL SURFACE PARKING BREAK ENGAGED TRANSITION IN GEAR IGNITION OFF AND LOCKED KEY REMOVED, VEHICLE BEGAN GAINING SPEED ROLLING AWAY BACKWARD IN FIRST GEAR I TRIED TO JUMP IN TO STOP VEHICLE USING BREAKS, AT WHICH TIME VEHICLE GAINED SPEED AND FLUNG ME UNDER TIRE. I RECEIVED FIVE STITCHES ROAD BURN AS WELL AS A SOFT CAST AND SPLINT.

Components: STEERING EXTERIOR LIGHTING

May 14, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10722973
Consumer Location: ZAVALLA, TX
VIN: 1FTYR14C0WP****

Summary of Complaint

1998 FORD RANGER. CONSUMER WRITES IN REGARDS TO VEHICLE STEERING WHEEL ISSUES. *SMD THE CONSUMER STATED THE STEERING WHEEL MELTED. ALSO, THE HEAD LAMP SWITCH AND CONNECTOR WAS REPLACED. *JB

Components: SUSPENSION

May 26, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10721523
Consumer Location: DEBORD, KY
VIN: 1FTYR10C1WP****

Summary of Complaint

THE BACK SECTION OF THE FRAME IS RUSTED OFF THE SPRING HANGERS ARE RUSTED OFF THE FUEL TANK CROSS MEMBER IS RUSTED OFF AND THE TIRE HANGER IS RUSTED OFF THE SHOCK MOUNTS ARE ABOUT RUSTED OFF AND THE SPRINGS ARE BENT BECAUSE THE BRACKETS RUSTED OFF

Components: SUSPENSION UNKNOWN OR OTHER

July 14, 2010
NHTSA ID Number: 10716177
Consumer Location: GARDNER, MA
VIN: 1FTYR11X1WT****

Summary of Complaint

DRIVING ON HI WAY, EVAP CANISTER ROTTED OFF, AND ALSO LOST MY SPARE TIRE, I HAVE PATCHED FRAME 13 TIMES NOW WAITING FOR A RECALL TO COME OUT AND YET STILL HAVNT HEARD OF ONE. TRUCK NEEDS TO BE FIXED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. . HOPING ANYWAY POSSIBLE THAT THEY WILL THROW A RECALL OUT THERE FOR US RANGER OWNERS. THANKYOU.

Components: STRUCTURE

March 12, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10694430
Consumer Location: BELFAST, ME
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

FRAME/ CHASSIS IS RUSTING. I HEARD TOYOTA WAS FIXING THIS PROBLEM WITH THEIR TRUCKS. WHY DOESN'T FORD AND OR HAVE YOU CHECKED THESE TRUCKS OUT. YOU ARE WELCOME TO COME AND SEE MINE. THANKS, *TR

Components: STRUCTURE

January 13, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10672298
Consumer Location: OXON HILL, MD
VIN: 1FTYR14U3WT****

Summary of Complaint

TOOK MY 1998 FORD RANGER IN FOR AN INSPECTION ON 01/13/2015 ONLY TO FIND OUT THAT THE BACK OF THE FRAME IS ALMOST COMPLETELY ROTTED AWAY. I BOUGHT THE VEHICLE ONLY TWO DAYS EARLIER FROM A DEALERSHIP IN VA(01/11/2015) THAT'S RUN BY A MECHANIC. I CONTACTED THE DEALERSHIP AS SOON AS I SAW MY MISTAKE, AND THEY TOLD ME THEY DIDN'T SEE THE RUST, AND THAT THE VEHICLE PASSED INSPECTION IN VA ONLY TWO MONTHS PRIOR TO MY PURCHASE. THE FRAME IS ABOUT TO SPLIT IN HALF ITS SO BADLY RUSTED AND NOW I CANT REGISTER IT, NOT TO MENTION DRIVE IT, OUT OF FEAR OF IT SNAPPING AND ME LOSING MY LIFE. OH AND DID I MENTION I PAID $3650 FOR THIS POS? *TR

Components: STRUCTURE

October 10, 2014
NHTSA ID Number: 10653846
Consumer Location: WEST WARREN, MA
VIN: 1FTZR15X8WT****

Summary of Complaint

I WAS DRIVING DOWN THE STREET WHEN THE FRAME BROKE, BEHIND THE CAB WHERE THE BACK BED BEGINS ON THE DRIVER SIDE. EXCESSIVE ROT ALL OVER FRAME. *TR

Components: SUSPENSION STRUCTURE

October 24, 2014
NHTSA ID Number: 10649986
Consumer Location: NEWTON, NJ
VIN: 1FTYR10U4WT****

Summary of Complaint

MY FORD RANGER FRAME IS ALMOST COMPLETELY ROTTED AWAY IN THE BACK AND THE REST OF THE FRAME IS IN GOOD CONDITION. THE REAR SHACKLES AND SHACKLE BRACKETS ARE COMPLETELY RUSTED AWAY. THE SPARE TIRE HAS EVEN FALLEN OFF FROM RUST. ALSO THE GAS TANK STRAPS ARE ABOUT TO FALL OFF FROM WERE THEY ARE ATTACHED TO THE FRAME. THIS SHOULD NOT BE HAPPENING TO A TRUCK THAT IS NOT THAT OLD. I HAVE READ THINGS ABOUT OTHER PEOPLES FRAMES THAT ARE RUSTED AWAY. *TR

Components: SUSPENSION STRUCTURE

September 05, 2014
NHTSA ID Number: 10632615
Consumer Location: WARREN, OH
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

I TOOK MY TRUCK TO HAVE A POWER STEERING ISSUE EXAMINED. THE MECHANIC DETERMINED THAT THE PASSENGER SIDE FRAME OF THE TRUCK WAS SEVERELY RUSTED. I EXAMINED THE FRAME AND NOTICED THAT THERE WERE SIZABLE HOLES IN THE FRAME OF THE TRUCK. THE ENTIRE BODY OF THE TRUCK IS IN SOLID CONDITION, HOWEVER THE FRAME ISSUE IS A MAJOR SAFETY CONCERN AND HAZARD. *TR

Components: SUSPENSION STRUCTURE

August 26, 2014
NHTSA ID Number: 10631723
Consumer Location: CHICORA, PA
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

MY 1998 FORD RANGER FRAME IS COMPLETELY RUSTED OUT. THE GAS TANK IS READY TO FALL OFF . THE SHOCK FELL OFF. THE STRAP FOR THE SPARE TIRE IS RUSTED OFF HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN? *TR

Components: STRUCTURE UNKNOWN OR OTHER ENGINE

March 14, 2014
NHTSA ID Number: 10588216
Consumer Location: LOS ANGELES, CA
VIN: 1FTYR14X5WP****

Summary of Complaint

I WAS DRIVING ON THE FREEWAY AND THE TRUCK STARTED SMOKING AND CAUGHT ON FIRE, I PULLED OFF THE FREEWAY AND THE WHOLE FRONT OF THE TRUCK BURST INTO FLAMES. *TR

Components: SUSPENSION

April 28, 2009
NHTSA ID Number: 10585662
Consumer Location: SHOHOLA, PA
VIN: 1FTYR11U6WP****

Summary of Complaint

TOOK IN FOR INSPECTION. IT FAILED BECAUSE OF RUSTED FRAME, SHACKLES, SHOCKS, BRAKE LINES AND REAR BRAKE DRUMS. IT COST ME $3,127.34 TO REPLACE ALL THE PARTS. BEFORE THIS, THE SPARE TIRE FELL OFF. TOYOTA REPLACED THE FRAME OF MY NEIGHBORS PICKUP AT NO COST TO HIM. I ALSO HAVE A FRIEND WHO HAD A YEAR 2000 MAZDA PICKUP THAT HAD A RUSTED FRAME AND WOULDN'T PASS INSPECTION. I'M SURE THIS ISN'T THE FIRST COMPLAINT ON THIS SUBJECT. I BOUGHT FORDS FOR YEARS AND MY FATHER WORKED FOR A FORD DEALER SHIP FOR 40 YEARS. SINCE THIS TRUCK, I WILL NOT BUY ANOTHER FORD. THANKS FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION. *JS

Components: POWER TRAIN STRUCTURE ENGINE

October 19, 2013
NHTSA ID Number: 10548584
Consumer Location: CENTREVILLE, MS
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

WHILE IN BED AT 2:00 AM TRUCK CAUGHT FIRE. *TR

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