make and model information
PK & PJ Ranger
What are the defects?
There is the possibility that after extended periods of driving in severe road conditions, the bonnet striker may develop a fatigue fracture.
What are the hazards?
Whilst a secondary safety hook will retain the bonnet in the event of a striker failure, continued use in severe road conditions may cause the secondary safety hook to fail which may result in the bonnet opening while driving, hindering the visibility of the driver.
Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.