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2003 Ford Ranger electrical repair cost distribution

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.
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2003 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

57000 mi

US $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

67500 mi

US $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 mi

US $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

10500 mi

US $150
replace alternator 
42551 mi

US $50
Replaced driver window motor 

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2003 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

154-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

170000 mi

US $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 

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2003 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 7ft bed

207-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

95000 mi

US $300
heater blower motor shot 

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2003 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 7ft bed

154-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

39000 mi

US $130
new battery. Origonal died 

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2003 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

143-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual RWD

69000 mi

US $700
Replaced non-functioning alternator and replaced battery after towing. 

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2003 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

143-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic RWD

180000 mi

US $38
Ac warm, I got a refil kit from O Riley, very helpfull. 

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2003 Ford Ranger Electrical Problems

56 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2003 Ford Ranger. 9 of these members (16.1%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 10 electrical repairs to 2003 Ford Rangers--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2003 Ford Ranger problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.