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Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited - Ford Ranger MY2017-2019 and Everest MY2018-2019 Recall

A recall notice for Ford Ranger MY2017-2019 and Everest MY2018-2019 supplied by Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited as the transmission fluid pump gears could fail while driving.

Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited - Ford Ranger MY2017-2019 and Everest MY2018-2019

PRA No.

2020/18271

Date published

3 Jun 2020

Campaign number

20S10 and 20S11

Product description

Ford Ranger
Model Years 2017-2019
Build dates - 19 December 2017 to 15 October 2019
15 924 affected vehicles

Ford Everest
Model Years 2018-2019
Build dates - 30 May 2018 to 16 October 2019
5 044 affected vehicles

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

See attached VIN lists

Ford Ranger VIN list.pdf (640.91 KB)

Ford Everest VIN list.pdf (210.18 KB)

What are the defects?

The transmission fluid pump gears could fail while driving.

What are the hazards?

Transmission fluid pump gear failure can cause a loss of hydraulic fluid pressure in the transmission, which can result in a loss of motive power. This may increase the risk of an accident and may result in serious injury to vehicle occupants and/or other road users.

What should consumers do?

Ford will contact owners of all affected vehicles to arrange for inspection and repair, free of charge.

For further information, consumers can find their nearest Ford dealer at https://www.ford.com.au/dealership/?intcmp=vhp-return-lad or contact Ford’s Customer Relationship Centre on 1800 503 672.

Supplier

Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Ford dealers

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

  • 19 December 2017 - 15 October 2019
  • 30 May 2018 - 16 October 2019

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Wow. Only the third recall I have ever posted for Ford vehicles in stark comparison to some 36 recalls for Mercedes vehicles to date.

Looks like prestige brands with fancy price tags are a classic case of not getting what you pay for.