Ford recalls 400,000 Ranger pickup trucks to replace Takata air bags

Ford says that they're going to recall approximately 400,000 trucks to replace defective air bags involved in the Takata scandal.  The recall concerns 2004-2006 Ford Rangers.  

Ford said that Ranger owners can check to see if their vehicle is affected by the recall by entering their vehicle identification number (VIN) in the safety recalls page accessible on the bottom of

The Ford Ranger Takata airbag recall will begin December 26, 2017, but they will perform repairs in phases that will last until the end of March 2018.

Ranger owners who have questions should call Ford at 866-436-7332 and refer to recall number 17S42.