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2003 Ford Ranger
Problems & Complaints
Worst 2003 Ranger Problems by Category
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- electrical problems6NHTSA complaints: 7
- engine problems6NHTSA complaints: 38
- transmission problems6NHTSA complaints: 7
- brakes problems4NHTSA complaints: 22
- interior accessories problems3NHTSA complaints: 2
- clutch problems3NHTSA complaints: 2
- drivetrain problems3NHTSA complaints: 3
- lights problems2NHTSA complaints: 4
- seat belts / air bags problems2NHTSA complaints: 18
- suspension problems2NHTSA complaints: 4
- exterior accessories problems1NHTSA complaints: 4
- body / paint problems1NHTSA complaints: 8
- fuel system problems1NHTSA complaints: 9
- wheels / hubs problemsNHTSA: 8
- steering problemsNHTSA: 4
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 3
- exhaust system problemsNHTSA: 1
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 1
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