Ford recalling 153,000 vehicles in US and Canada over faulty inflators

Ford Motor is recalling 153,000 older trucks that may have had outdated Takata airbag modules installed in the crash and theft repairs after the Takata recall was finished, the automaker said on Thursday.

The automaker identified 144,340 U.S. 2004-06 Ford Ranger trucks and about 8,800 in Canada that could have outdated Takata parts. Ford said it could not locate 45 inflators that could have been installed and was recalling all of the automobiles at the request of the U.S. agency National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).