Ford’s popular Ranger and Everest recalled due to fault with transmission fluid pump gear.
Ranger and Everest recalled due to a faulty transmission pump that could fail while driving, according to the latest Product Safety Recall issued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
The recall relates to MY2018-2019 Ford Ranger and Everest models.
The recall states: “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.”
The recall affects 15,924 Ranger models manufactured between 19 December 2017 and 15 October 2019, and 5044 Everest models manufactured between 30 May 2018 and 16 October 2019, totalling 20,968 vehicles.
Ford has advised that it will contact owners of all affected vehicles to arrange for inspection and repair, free of charge.
For further information, owners of affected vehicles can find their nearest Ford dealer here or contact Ford’s Customer Relationship Centre on 1800 503 672.
For other recent recalls see the following Unsealed 4X4 link.