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2002 Ford Ranger Repair Histories

52 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2002 Ford Ranger. 18 of these members (34.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 31 repairs to 2002 Ford Rangers--an average of 0.6 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 2002 Ford Ranger problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2002 Ford Ranger repairs by problem area

Chart based on 31 repairs.

2002 Ford Ranger repair cost distribution

Chart based on 9 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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2002 Ford Ranger

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Ford Ranger in Colorado, United States
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
123000 mi US $150 Replaced leaking opinion seal in rear differential. Replaced rear shock absorbers. 
Ford in California, United States
Feb 2010 - Jul 2010
140000 mi   Hadn't done any repairs in a while. It hasn't been worth putting money into. Many unrepaired problems: it over heats... there is a low rpm hesitation... dashboard lights burning out... spring for emergency brake release broken. 
Ford in Illinois, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
118000 mi US $212 Rear master cylinder went bad and leaked brake fluid all over. Of course it decided to go bad when I had a 20 foot boat behind me. Luckily I was only 1 mile from home. So I dropped the boat off and drove to the shop down the road. 

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2002 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

Ford Ranger in California, United States
Feb 2010 - Oct 2013
120000 mi US $10 High tone horn filled with water and stopped working. High tone horn was replaced with equivalent aftermarket horn of same manufacturer used by OEM. 
121000   The 4WD light switch on the transfer case was not functioning properly by causing the 4WD indicator light to stay on when in 2WD mode. The switch was replaced. 
132000   AC/Heat system would switch to defrost under acceleration no matter which position the control knob was on. The vacuum reservoir internal check valve stopped working. The vacuum reservoir was replaced. 
158300   Condenser replaced 
160000   Radiator replaced. 

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2002 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

207-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

Ford Ranger in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2012 - Nov 2012
130000 mi US $105 Just replaced battery. Old battery was 4.5yrs old. 

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2002 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 7ft bed

146-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

Ford Ranger in California, United States
May 2012 - Sep 2012
76000 mi US $982 Shoes, pads, turn drums. 

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2002 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

146-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed manual RWD

Ford Ranger in Georgia, United States
Feb 2010 - Feb 2011
149000 mi US $85 Check engine light and squeal from rear passenger side of engine. Replaced camshaft synchronizer and camshaft synchronizer sensor. 

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2002 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

135-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual RWD

Ford Ranger in California, United States
Oct 2011 - Sep 2012
126000 mi US $1200 fuel pump replaced replaced shocks and ball joints 

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2002 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

135-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic RWD

Ford Ranger in District of Columbia, United States
May 2011 - Mar 2014
82000 mi US $1000 Malfunctioning OBD system 

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2002 Ford Ranger 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

135-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual RWD

Ford Ranger in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2014
110000 mi US $1200 Transmission clutch failure. Had to be towed and completely replaced 

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