10.0

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

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1996 Ford Ranger transmission problems

transmission problem

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1996 Ford Ranger Owner Comments

problem #7

Dec 312000

Ranger

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Truck was taken for East Ford (dealer) for transmission maintenance. The od light and reverse lights failed from that point on. Truck taken back 4/16/2001 for same, dealer says wiring in steering/shifter is rubbed and requires shifter replacment.

- Clinton, MS, USA

problem #6

Jan 212000

Ranger 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
No summary listed for abov evehicle.

- Kalamazoo, MI, USA

problem #5

Jan 011999

Ranger 4WD

  • miles
Transmission loose and has play in it.

- Eureka, CA, USA

problem #4

Nov 011996

Ranger

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

In morning when putting the vehicle into drive it hesitates to engage, occurs intermittently. Dealer contacted and repair work done, but problem still exists. Extended warranty on vehicle.

- Lamesa, CA, USA

problem #3

Nov 231998

(reported on)

Ranger

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission failed resulting in jumping.

- Ventura, CA, USA

problem #2

Nov 151996

Ranger

  • miles
Transmission and engine computer failed resulting in vehicle getting rear ended due to failures.

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

problem #1

May 011997

(reported on)

Ranger

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission shifts poorly.

- Soquel, CA, USA

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