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3.2

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,000 miles

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1998 Ford Ranger drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1998 Ford Ranger Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 142002

Ranger 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 43,000 miles

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

Front wheel drive intermittent even when 4X4 light is on and 4X4 switch is engaged. Most notable when below outside temperatures are 30 degrees Fahrenheit and below. Multiple Ford dealers have tried but cannot duplicate condition. This condition is increasing in frequency and has created some dangerous driving situations due to lack of traction when driver thought 4WD system was engaged.

- Swanton, VT, USA

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