8,000 Ford Ranger SuperCabs Recalled To Fix Front Seatbelt Issue
Ford has recalled nearly 8,000 2019 midsized Ranger SuperCab pickups to fix a faulty front passenger seatbelt assembly. The automaker notes that if the problem goes unrepaired, then it increases the possibility the front seat may not be appropriately restrained, raising the likelihood that the front seat passenger may be severely injured.
8000 Ford Ranger SuperCabs Recalled Over Front Belt
According to Ford, the issue was that the front passenger seatbelt assembly may have been improperly assembled so that it may not restrain the passenger in a crash. The wrongly installed belt increases the risk of injury or death during an accident.
All variations of the 2019 Ford Ranger SuperCab are affected by the recall. Ford built the affected vehicles at the Wayne, Mich. Assembly plant from June 18, 2018, to June 18, 2019. Ford noted that the total number of its midsized pickups covered by the recall is 7,980. Of that number, 7,580 are in the United States, and 400 are in Canada.
8,000 Ford Ranger SuperCabs To Be Checked By Dealers
Dealers will inspect the seatbelt assembly and, if necessary, replace the right-front seatbelt unit.
Ford Ranger owners who seek more information on recall 19S23 (the automaker’s internal recall identifier) can check with owner.ford.com by clicking on the Safety Recalls button at the bottom of the page. At that point, the owner can enter the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to check whether there are any open recalls.
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8,000 Ford Range SuperCab Recall Phone Info
For further information, owners can contact Ford Motor Company Customer Service toll-free at 866-436-7332. As noted, the internal Ford identifier is 19S23. Or, customer can contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 888-327-4236. Or, they can visit the government safety website at www.safercar.gov. Be sure to have your Vehicle Identification Number handy.
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Source: Ford Motor Co.