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California, US

5M53246 license plate in california state
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1997 FORD Ranger

5M53246 license plate is registered to a 1997 FORD Ranger in California state. This FORD Ranger is a Supercab 2D and is manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USA.

Body Class Vehicle Type Manufacturer
Supercab 2D TRUCK FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USA
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AirBagLocFront
1st Row (Driver & Passenger)
BodyCabType
Extra/Super/ Quad/Double/King/Extended
BodyClass
Pickup
BrakeSystemType
Hydraulic
BusFloorConfigType
Not Applicable
BusType
Not Applicable
CustomMotorcycleType
Not Applicable
DisplacementCC
3949.282424
DisplacementCI
241
DisplacementL
4.0
DriveType
4x2
EngineConfiguration
V-Shaped
EngineCylinders
6
EngineHP
152
EngineHP To
160
EngineKW
113.3464
EngineManufacturer
Ford
ErrorCode
0
ErrorText
0 - VIN decoded clean. Check Digit (9th position) is correct
FuelTypePrimary
Gasoline
GVWR
Class 1C: 4,001 - 5,000 lb (1,814 - 2,268 kg)
Make
FORD
MakeID
460
Manufacturer
FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USA
ManufacturerId
976
Model
Ranger
ModelID
1803
ModelYear
1997
MotorcycleChassisType
Not Applicable
MotorcycleSuspensionType
Not Applicable
NCSABodyType
Light Pickup
NCSAMake
Ford
NCSAModel
Ranger
OtherEngineInfo
EFI: Electronic Fuel Injection
PlantCity
ST. PAUL
PlantCountry
UNITED STATES (USA)
PlantState
MINNESOTA
SeatBeltsAll
Manual
Series
XL
TrailerBodyType
Not Applicable
TrailerType
Not Applicable
VehicleType
TRUCK
FORD Ranger 1997

1. VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Component Description
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
19940105
End Date Of Manufacturing
20021205
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
4500000
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20091027
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
ODI
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20091013
Record Creation Date
20091013
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
FORD IS RECALLING MODEL YEARS 1995-2003 WINDSTAR, 2000-2003 EXCURSION DIESEL, 1993-1997 AND 1999-2003 F-250 SD THROUGH F-550 SD DIESEL, 1992-2003 E-150 THROUGH E-550, 1995-2002 EXPLORER, 1997 AND 2002 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER, 1995-1997 AND 2001-2003 RANGER, AND 1994 F53 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE TEXAS INSTRUMENTS SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH (SCDS). THE SCDS MAY LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.
Consequence Summary
A VEHICLE FIRE COULD OCCUR WITH OR WITHOUT THE ENGINE RUNNING.
Corrective Summary
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS THAT DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS IN LINE WITH THE SCDS. ON 1999-2003 WINDSTAR VEHICLES WITH A LEAKING SCDS, DEALERS WILL ALSO INSPECT THE ABS CONTROL MODULE CONNECTOR AND REPAIR AS NECESSARY. REPAIRS WILL BE COMPLETED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 27, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-2751.
Recall Notes
FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 09S09.OWNERS 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 <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
2. EXTERIOR LIGHTING : HEADLIGHTS
Component Description
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
DOPE, INC.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
42540
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20090728
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
OVSC
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20090511
Record Creation Date
20090511
Regulation Part Number
571
Defect Summary
DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.
Consequence Summary
DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Corrective Summary
DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.
Recall Notes
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY DOPE, INC.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN. OWNERS 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 <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
3. EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Component Description
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
SABERSPORT
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
16270
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20090511
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
OVSC
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20090407
Record Creation Date
20090407
Regulation Part Number
571
Defect Summary
SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.
Consequence Summary
DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Corrective Summary
SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.
Recall Notes
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY SABERSPORT.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN.OWNERS 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 <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
4. EXTERIOR LIGHTING : HEADLIGHTS
Component Description
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
K2 MOTOR CORPORATION
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
1921
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20081217
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
OVSC
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20080811
Record Creation Date
20080814
Regulation Part Number
571
Defect Summary
K2 MOTOR IS RECALLING 1,921 AFTERMARKET HEADLAMPS OF VARIOUS MODELS SOLD FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS ARE MISSING THE AMBER SIDE REFLEX REFLECTOR WHICH FAILS TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
Consequence Summary
WITHOUT THE AMBER SIDE REFLEX REFLECTORS, THE LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY BE AFFECTED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Corrective Summary
K2 MOTOR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMEBER 17, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT K2 MOTOR AT 1-909-839-2992.
Recall Notes
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY HONDA, FORD, OR CHRYSLER LLC. CUSTOMERS MAY 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.
5. EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Component Description
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
PRO-A MOTORS, INC.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
61944
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20060403
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
OVSC
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20060323
Record Creation Date
20060323
Regulation Part Number
571
Defect Summary
CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.
Consequence Summary
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Corrective Summary
PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.
Recall Notes
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO PRO-A MOTORS AFTERMARKET LAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY 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.
6. TIRES : TREAD / BELT
Component Description
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
13000000
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20010604
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20010522
Record Creation Date
20010522
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: FORD IS REPLACING ALL FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT 15, 16, AND 17 INCH TIRES MOUNTED ON FORD TRUCKS AND SUVS. FORD REPORTS TREAD SEPARATION CAN OCCUR DUE TO A COMBINATION OF THE SENSITIVITY OF THE TIRE DESIGN TO STRESS, AGING, AND MANUFACTURING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PLANTS. FORD IS REPLACING THESE TIRES TO PREVENT POSSIBLE PREMATURE TIRE FAILURE. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: THE VEHICLES LISTED BELOW MAY HAVE BEEN ORIGINALLY EQUIPPED WITH FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT TIRES OR MAY HAVE HAD WILDERNESS AT TIRES INSTALLED DURING THE FIRESTONE RECALL LAUNCHED IN AUGUST 2000. CERTAIN 1991 THROUGHT 2002 FORD EXPLORER CERTAIN 2001 THROUGHT 2002 EXPLORER SPORT, AND SPORT TRAC CERTAIN 1997 THROUGH 2002 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 2001 RANGER CERTAIN 1999 THROUGH 2001 EXPEDITION CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 1994, AND 1997 MODEL YEAR F-SERIES CERTAIN 1991 THROUGH 1994 BRONCO NOTE: BOTH ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT AND REPLACEMENT TIRES ARE AFFECTED.
Consequence Summary
SHOULD THE TREAD SEPARATE AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
Corrective Summary
THE REPLACEMENT/REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM FOR THIS CAMPAIGN EXPIRED ON MARCH 31, 2002. HOWEVER, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT FORD AT 1-877-917-3673 OR GO ON-LINE TO WWW.FORD.COM FOR POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE.
Recall Notes
7. TIRES : TREAD / BELT
Component Description
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE, INC.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
14400000
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20000826
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
ODI
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20000821
Record Creation Date
20000810
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
TIRE DESCRIPTION: FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT, SIZE P235/75R15, PRODUCED AT THE DECATUR, ILLINOIS TIRE PLANT AND ALL FIRESTONE RADIAL ATX AND RADIAL ATX II TIRES, SIZE P235/75R15. OPERATION OF THESE TIRES AT LOW INFLATION PRESSURES, HIGH SPEED, AND IN HOT WEATHER, CAN CONTRIBUTE TO SEPARATION OF THE TIRE TREAD.
Consequence Summary
IF THE TREAD SEPARATES FROM THE TIRE, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH CAUSING INJURY OR DEATH.
Corrective Summary
THE REPLACEMENT/REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM FOR THIS CAMPAIGN EXPIRED ON AUGUST 29, 2001. HOWEVER, CUSTOMERS SHOULD CONTACT FIRESTONE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-465-1904 FOR POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE.
Recall Notes