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2002 Ford Ranger Problems and Repair Histories

49 TrueDelta members own a 2002 Ford Ranger. 18 of these members (36.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 28 repairs to 2002 Ford Rangers--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2002 Ford Ranger problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2002 Ford Ranger problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2002 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 2002 Ford Ranger repairs by problem area

36% of the 2002 Ford Ranger repairs were to the engine, 11% to the transmission, 11% to the brakes, 7% to the suspension, 25% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 11% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 28 repairs.

2002 Ford Ranger repair cost distribution

Of the 2002 Ford Ranger repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 25% cost less than $100, 25% between $100 and $499, 25% between $500 and $999, and 25% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 8 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 2002 Ford Ranger problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2002 Ford Ranger

Engine not specified

Ford Ranger in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 122000    
123000 150 Replaced leaking opinion seal in rear differential. Replaced rear shock absorbers. 
124000  
Ford in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 134000    
140000 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 115000    
118000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 109000    
120000 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 30 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 34 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 600 Condenser replaced 
160000 200 Radiator replaced. 
162000  

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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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2012 130000    
130000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2012 76000    
76000 982 Shoes, pads, turn drums. 
80000  

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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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 130000    
149000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2011 120000    
126000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2011 82000    
82000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 100000    
110000 1200 Transmission clutch failure. Had to be towed and completely replaced 
122000  

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