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10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$1,000.00
Average Mileage:
69,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace transmission (1 reports)
1997 Ford Econoline transmission problems

transmission problem

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1997 Ford Econoline Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 012010

Econoline Custom 150 4.6L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 69,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Luckily, my son in law is a tranny mechanic so the tranny was only $1000. It would have been about $2500 just rolling in a shop. My neighbor did the front end and brakes for about $600, 6 months before with about 66,000 miles on it. I have had 2 sets of brakes in 40,000 miles although i do haul a lot of weight in it. The power locks went out (actually, they just kept opening and closing by themselves every 5 seconds) about 2 years ago. I just took the fuse out. It has a miss that feels like an old carb type motor cutting out. It just comes and goes without any detectable pattern. Shops have not been able to figure it out. Just about to put new shocks all around. I have had this since it had 32,000 miles and do like the van but it really should be doing better for only having 72,000 miles.

- , Spokane, WA, USA

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