Ford Motor Company of Australia Pty Ltd — Ford Courier MY2004-2006, Econovan MY2004-2005 and Ranger MY2006-2011 - extended recall

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This recall has been updated on 08 June 2020 and 24 February 2022 to include additional vehicles, a new VIN list has been attached.

Ford Courier
Built from 2 February 2004 through 21 September 2006
Model Years 2004-2006
Driver's airbag inflator
20,112 vehicles

Ford Econovan
Built from 2 February 2004 through 31 October 2005
Model Years 2004-2005
Driver's airbag inflator
1,300 vehicles

Ford Ranger
Built from 8 September 2006 through 1 August 2011
Model Years 2006-2011
Driver's and/or passenger's airbag inflator
69,653 vehicles

Total affected vehicles = 91,065

Identifying features

Reasons the product is recalled

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

The hazards to consumers

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments may propel out through the airbag cushion towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What consumers should do

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Ford dealership or Ford head office directly via the website at to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge.

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also contact Ford on 1800 503 673 or contact their preferred dealer.

Alternatively, consumers can use their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to check if their vehicle is affected by going to

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Ford Motor Company of Australia Pty Ltd

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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