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2003 Ford Ranger Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

51 TrueDelta members own a 2003 Ford Ranger. 11 of these members (21.6%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 8 electrical and air conditioning repairs to 2003 Ford Rangers--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2003 Ford Ranger problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2003 Ford Ranger problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2003 Ford Ranger problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2003 Ford Ranger repairs by problem area

30% of the 2003 Ford Ranger repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 10% to the brakes, 17% to the suspension, 27% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 3% to the body and trim, and 7% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 30 repairs.

2003 Ford Ranger electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the 2003 Ford Ranger electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 29% cost less than $100, 64% between $100 and $499, and 7% between $500 and $999.

Chart based on 14 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2003 Ford Ranger Electrical and Air Conditioning problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2003 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

207-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

Ford Ranger in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 47000    
57000 270 dash lights burned out 
 

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2003 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

207-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

Ford Ranger in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010    
75 Purchase. Within 2 days the airbag light was on. Possibly loose connector - mechanic reconnected. Noise coming from back end - mechanic could not find any faults. Noise stopped after one trip. 
69000 70 Wire had come loose for air bag system so light was on. Problem fixed. 
 

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2003 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

207-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Ford Ranger in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
50 Replaced driver window motor 
61000  
Ford Ranger in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
150 replace alternator 
 

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2003 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

154-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

Ford Ranger in Oklahoma, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2012 145000    
170000 390 Fuel gauge quit working; fix was to replace sensor (sending) unit, which had to be ordered, which is why it was in shop three days 
179000  

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2003 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 7ft bed

207-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

Ford Ranger in Missouri, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2013 95000    
95000 300 heater blower motor shot 

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2003 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

143-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual RWD

Ford Ranger in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 68000    
69000 700 Replaced non-functioning alternator and replaced battery after towing. 

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