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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
27,814 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace slave and master cylinders (2 reports)
2003 Ford Ranger clutch problems

clutch problem

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2003 Ford Ranger Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 022007

(reported on)

Ranger FX4 XLT 4.0L

  • Manual transmission
  • 21,127 miles


I was leaving to go to work, reversed, back onto the road and the truck would not shift into any gear. Pushed the truck to the side of the road and called ford. They came and picked it up and 3 days later they return my truck fixed. Replaced slave and master cylinders and they also had to change the clutch. I haven't had a problem since.

- , Wiarton, Ontario, Canada

problem #1

Feb 012006

(reported on)


  • 34,500 miles

Problems with truck: Couldnt Shift gears, pain to shift gears, holding clutch to floor still couldnt get to shift


While driving in Alaska with temperatures at -29 in January, truck would be a pain while pressing the clutch all the way to the floor and still having to use all my arm strength to shift gears, until one day while at a red light i took it out of third and couldnt get it into gear at any cost. Talked to some buds thought slave cyclinder was bad so cost $110 to repair that piece, and then it still wouldnt work, couldnt change gears while it was running, first and reverse wouldnt shift into, 2-5th would grind. So changed master cyclinder and fixed the problem as well.

- , Anchorage, AK, USA

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