Ford Motor Co. has issued a recall on certain 2004 to 2006 Ranger vehicles because replacement front passenger air bag inflators may have been installed incorrectly.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall includes 231,942 vehicles.
The NHTSA said that an incorrectly installed inflator may not properly inflate the passenger air bag, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.
Dealers will inspect and reinstall the front passenger air bag inflator, if needed, for free.
Notification letters are expected to be mailed to owners of the impacted vehicles on May 22.
Vehicle owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332 or the NHTSA at vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153).