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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Ford Ranger steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Ford Ranger Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 101998

Ranger

  • Manual transmission
  • miles

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

Steering gear assembly failed.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #1

Apr 231999

Ranger

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Consumer was turning right at approximately 10 mph when the steering failed which almost caused an accident. Dealer did not detect the problem the first time, but then it happened again, and currently dealer is replacing the steering gear box.

- Harrison, AR, USA

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