Ford Motor Company is recalling 2,700 model year 2006 Rangers.
Upon deployment of the driver side and passenger side front airbags, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflators to explode with sharp metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
What to do
Ford will notify owners instructing them to not drive their vehicles, and dealers will replace the inflators with alternate inflators, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin January 16, 2018.
Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S02.