Safety Ratings
1997 Ford Ranger
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls7
Number of Complaints407
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 1997 Ford Ranger vehicles

1997 Ford Ranger (10/13/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09V399000

Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: 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.

Defect: A VEHICLE FIRE COULD OCCUR WITH OR WITHOUT THE ENGINE RUNNING.

Corrective Action: 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.

1997 Ford Ranger (5/11/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09E025000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: 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.

Defect: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: 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.

1997 Ford Ranger (4/7/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09E012000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: 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.

Defect: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: 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.

1997 Ford Ranger (8/11/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08E050000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: 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."

Defect: WITHOUT THE AMBER SIDE REFLEX REFLECTORS, THE LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY BE AFFECTED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: 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.

1997 Ford Ranger (3/23/2006)  

Campaign Number: 06E026000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: 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.

Defect: WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action: 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.

1997 FORD RANGER for sale

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1997 Ford Ranger XLT

$4,999

1997 FORD RANGER XLT

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 138857 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Bristol, TN
  • MPG: 15 City / 21 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger XLT

$5,995

1997 FORD RANGER XLT

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 119690 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Bellevue, WA
  • MPG: 21 City / 24 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger XL

$4,900
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1997 FORD RANGER XL

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 130333 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Montclair, CA
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger Splash

$5,997

1997 FORD RANGER SPLASH

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 125990 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Wichita, KS
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger Splash

$3,995

1997 FORD RANGER SPLASH

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 90586 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Sagle, ID
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger STX

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1997 FORD RANGER STX

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 200000 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Wichita, KS
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger

$2,500

1997 FORD RANGER

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 75705 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 24 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger

$4,499

1997 FORD RANGER

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 157479 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Locust Grove, VA
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger XL

$3,750

1997 FORD RANGER XL

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 102100 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Inglewood, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 24 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger XLT

$4,980

1997 FORD RANGER XLT

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 132263 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Norman, OK
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger XLT

$4,995

1997 FORD RANGER XLT

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 117911 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Elizabethton, TN
  • MPG: 15 City / 19 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger Splash

$2,977

1997 FORD RANGER SPLASH

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 253799 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Chamblee, GA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger XLT

$5,997

1997 FORD RANGER XLT

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 83109 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Avenel, NJ
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger Splash

$3,900

1997 FORD RANGER SPLASH

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 267775 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Thomson, GA
  • MPG: 21 City / 24 Hwy

1997 Ford Ranger XLT

$3,890

1997 FORD RANGER XLT

  • Bodystyle: Pickup
  • Mileage: 131309 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Huntsville, AL
  • MPG: 21 City / 24 Hwy
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