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7.3

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
146,663 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
1999 Ford Ranger engine problems

engine problem

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1999 Ford Ranger Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 032010

Ranger XLT 2.5L 4 cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 188,000 miles

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

the engine is idioling like crap but only when its has been warm then drive it and stop at a stop sign for like 1m or more or drive thorough it starts cutting out or get high idol then low idol. whole truck shakes and if i push on the gas it quits. but if i let go of it right after i push on it to stop the bad idoling it does it worse or die totally. its becomming a pain. oh and velociraptor raptor should be the name of the ford ranger svt truck. ???

- , Owensville, MO, USA

problem #2

Nov 102009

Ranger XLT 4.0L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 152,000 miles

when engine warms up, idles rough. took to 3 diff. garages

all o2 sensors replaced twice.

max air flow and other controls all on air intake replaced.

new plugs & wires (motorcraft)

new fuel filter & fuel pump pressure checked.

runs better than most but idles like sh*t.

- , Altoona, PA, USA

problem #1

Oct 012009

Ranger XLT 4.0L V6

  • Manual transmission
  • 99,990 miles

Clutch makes strange noise. My mechanic is scratching his head.

- , Marion, IN, USA

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