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Ford Ranger repairs by problem area

Engine (36%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (15%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (7%)

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Ford Ranger transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (14%)

$500 - $999 (5%)

$100 - $499 (55%)

< $100 (26%)

Chart based on 42 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

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

49000 mi repair/replace front hub. repairs done under warrenty 

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2008 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

143-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic RWD

93500 mi

US $370
Replaced transmission linkage bushings. 

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2007 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

112000 mi

US $250
Rear left axle seal leaking, replaced seal. 
94240 mi

C $50
Shift linkage lever broke. 

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2005 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

80580 mi

C $40
Replaced u joints 

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2005 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

148-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual RWD

68000 mi

US $55
Clutch was sticking. Had manual transmission fluid flushed and refilled. 

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2004 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

127300 mi

US $70
Bad CV Joint. Replaced CV axle. 

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2004 Ford Ranger 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

25000 mi Transmission replaced under warranty 
66000 mi

US $35
Front Pinion seal Leaking 

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2004 Ford Ranger 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

154-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

155000 mi

US $1800
replace transmission 

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2003 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

143-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual RWD

97700 mi

US $75
bad u-joint 

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2003 Ford Ranger 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

80800 mi

US $164
Owner noticed fluid leaking from rear differential. Vehicle was brought to private shop. Rear differential cover was removed, axle seals and differential fluid was replaced before reinstalling differential cover with new seal. 

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2002 Ford Ranger

Engine not specified

123000 mi

US $150
Replaced leaking opinion seal in rear differential. 

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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

92500 mi 4x4 electronic unit (original equip) stopped working. Truck would not switch to 4WD. 

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2002 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

134000 mi

US $80
Front driver's outside CV boot split since last crawl under vehicle. Replaced whole axle due to unknown amount of time without CV joint lube. 
69000 mi

US $1480
Replace 4x4 computer module and lube, oil and filter change. 

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2002 Ford Ranger 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

146-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

165300 mi

US $150
Replaced transmission tail housing/output shaft seal and rear differential pinion seal due to minor leaks. Vehicle could have been driven months/years before repair needed. 

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2002 Ford Ranger 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

135-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual RWD

110000 mi

US $1200
Transmission clutch failure. Had to be towed and completely replaced 

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2001 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

53000 mi

US $180
Front transfer case leak. Replaced seal. 
59300 mi

US $250
Front Transfer case seal 

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2001 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

207-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed manual RWD

166000 mi

US $17
Noisy rear U-joint,prophylactic replacement. BTW... "Self" is accurate, but I am a qualified mechanic. 

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2001 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

119-horsepower 2.5L I4 5-speed manual RWD

90000 mi

US $900
Vehicle slowly became difficult to shift into gear when parked. Shop replaced clutch and all other wear parts while already in there. 
121820 mi

C $1000
Input shaft, bearing assembly and clutch slave cylinder needed replacing. New clutch plate was installed, even though it still had a little wear left on it. 

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2000 Ford Ranger 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

150-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

161100 mi

US $140
Transmission replaced before registering here. 159,800 miles 

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2000 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

119-horsepower 2.5L I4 5-speed manual RWD

89000 mi

US $150
Replaced front and rear ball bearings and seals after mechanic said they were going bad. The repair includes replacing the rear differential fluid. Saved a lot of money by doing it myself. 

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2000 Ford Ranger 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

119-horsepower 2.5L I4 5-speed manual RWD

145000 mi

US $325
Clutch went out - replaced clutch plate, pressure plate, flywheel, throwout bearing and shaft bearing. Also drained and replaced the transmission fluid. 

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1999 Ford Ranger

Engine not specified

116000 mi

US $1200
transmission replacement 
239700 mi

US $100
New clutch master cylinder and lines. 

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1999 Ford Ranger 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

131000 mi

US $400
carrier bearings in differential, rear end. 

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1999 Ford Ranger 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

246000 mi

US $145
Had to replace the rear axle seals. 

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1999 Ford Ranger 2-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

114000 mi 4wd does not engage sometimes; therefore, this truck is totally unreliable as a 4wd vehicle shifter linkage problems; indicator on dash is incorrect (e.g. when it points to neutral, it is actually in park) 

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Ford Ranger Transmission Problems

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