10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,500 miles

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2002 Ford Ranger transmission problems

transmission problem

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2002 Ford Ranger Owner Comments

problem #2

May 012004

Ranger 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles

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

Car would not shift into overdrive. Gear indicator stuck in drive, even if vehicle is in parked. Preliminary Ford inspection revealed 3D gear failure.

- Lawenceville, GA, USA

problem #1

Dec 112003

(reported on)

Ranger

  • Automatic transmission
  • 21,000 miles
Vehicle locked up in second and third gears. This caused the rear brakes to lock up. As a result, driver lost control and hit a fence.

- Hewitt, NJ, USA

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