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10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Ford Ranger steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Ford Ranger Owner Comments

problem #3

Dec 102003

(reported on)

Ranger

  • miles

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

The day after purchasing the vehicle, (1998 Ford Ranger) the consumer had to get the rack and pinion steering changed. (see ODI number 10052130 for consumer complaint regarding 2002 Ford escape).

- Portland, TX, USA

problem #2

Jan 192001

(reported on)

Ranger

  • miles
Rack and pinion has failed at only 38,000 miles and within 2 years without warning. Cause unknown.

- Waterford, CT, USA

problem #1

Jul 281999

(reported on)

Ranger 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Rack and pinion failed. Mjs

- Ponce, PR, USA

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