FORD RANGER 1992: STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Make : FORD Model : RANGER Year : 1992
Build Dates : 1991-07-01 - 1991-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 92V006000
Date Owner's Notified: 1992-02-10 Date Received by ODI: 1992-01-14 Date Added to Database: 1992-03-06
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 190000
Summary:
      WATER CAN ENTER THE DOOR LATCH RELEASE CABLE. IF THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES, THE WATER IN THE DOOR LATCH RELEASE CABLE CAN FREEZE AND CAUSE THE LATCH MECHANISM TO MALFUNCTION.
Consequence:
      THE MALFUNCTION OF THE DOOR LATCH RELEASE CAN RESULT INTHREE DIFFERENT PROBLEMS: 1" THE DOOR WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE RELATCHED, 2" THEINSIDE DOOR HANDLE CAN BECOME INOPERATIVE, AND 3" THE DOOR COULD APPEAR TO BELATCHED WHEN IT IS NOT, ALLOWING THE DOOR TO OPEN UNEXPECTEDLY IF IT IS JARRED,AND INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE ADJACENT SEAT OCCUPANT.
Remedy:
      REVISED DOOR RELEASE CABLES AND WATER SHIELDS WILL BE INSTALLED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; DOOR LATCH.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES, LIGHT TRUCKS AND MEDIUM TRUCKS.