Looking to buy a used 1985 Ford Ranger? Here are some complaints / problems and recalls to be aware of.


1985 Ford Ranger SERVICE BRAKES, AIR: DISC: ROTOR NHTSA Campaign #98E010000

Date Announced: APRIL 08, 1998 / Vehicles Affected: 23,500

Summary: Equipment description: Aftermarket brake rotors for use on certain Ford and Mazda trucks. Cracked castings caused cracks to appear on the outer diameter of the rotor hat or around the stud hole.

Consequence: Loss of braking can result.

Actions: Aimco will reimburse consumers/installers for the cost of replacement rotors and installation. Consumers are requested to return to the location where the rotors were originally purchased/installed for replacement. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the NHTSA recall 98E010000 »


Date Announced: AUGUST 27, 2007 / Vehicles Affected: 34,000

Summary: Certain federal-mogul aftermarket fuel pumps sold under the brand names of carter, accuflow, Napa, truflow, parts depo, and parts master, shipped between August 2006 and July 2007 for use on the vehicles listed above. The fuel pump diaphragm in certain production runs may have been improperly installed or inadequately tested which may cause the fuel pump to leak.

Consequence: A leaking fuel pump could create a vehicle fire hazard.

Actions: Federal-mogul will notify owners and replace the defective fuel pumps free of charge. The recall began on October 15, 2007. Owners can contact federal-mogul at 248-354-7700. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the NHTSA recall 07E064000 »


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