Certain PJ and PK Ranger XLT and Wildtrak models equipped with factory fitted tow bar and built from September 18, 2006 through June 17, 2011
PJ and PK Ranger XLT and Wildtrak models
What are the defects?
The tow bar assembly fitted to affected vehicles may develop weld fracturing around the towbar tongue.
What are the hazards?
Fracturing of the tow bar tongue welding can affect safe operation and handling when an affected vehicle is towing, presenting a potential traffic hazard to the driver and/or other road users.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should not use the tow bar. Owners are advised to contact their nearest Ford dealership for inspection and rectification.
For further information contact Ford's Customer Relationship Centre on 1800 503 672.