No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Ford reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Ford Territory 2012: Transmission recall?
The transmission in my 2012 Ford Territory failed and I have replaced it with a second hand one but the clunk is still there. The suppliers of the transmission now say it's the transfere case that ...Read more
Ford Ranger XL 2011: Difficult to start on a cold engine.
My 2011 Ford Ranger XL 2.5 diesel is hard to start on a cold engine, it takes about 10-15 attempts before is starts. On a warm engine it starts like a charm. I have changed the fuel filter and glow ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2017: Legal payload
I have a 2017 Ford Ranger. Is it legal to carry a payload of 1000 kg, as I need to transport water for stock in a 1000-litre water shuttle? Read more
Ford Falcon: Can I use premium unleaded fuel?
Can using top premium unleaded fuel in the tank create, or does it cause engine running problems in my BA Ford Futura 4.0-litre? Read more
Ford Territory 2011: Servicing problems
Our 2011 SZ Ford Territory, diesel, AWD, with 104,000 km died last week and now requires a new engine. The bolts on the cam on the R/H side of the engine cracked or came loose and destroyed the ...Read more
Ford Territory 2007: Issues with plumbing
Just purchased a 2007 Ford Territory and wondering if there have been any issues with the plumbing on the turbo? Read more
Ford Territory 2013: Can I leave it a few days without starting it?
Is it okay to let my 2013 Ford Territory diesel sit for more than a few days in the driveway without starting it? Read more
Ford Ghia: How to tell if it's a 4X4
Do all Ford Ghia models have a badge to say it is 4x4, if not how can I tell if it is or not? Read more
Ford Mondeo 2011: Any known problems with PowerShift transmission?
Is there any evidence of the issues with the Ford Mondeo PowerShift transmission? I have a 2011 model and mine has failed with a full service history and consumer affairs has said evidence of this ...Read more
Ford Falcon 2010: Is semi-synthetic oil appropriate for my car?
I recently got my 2010 Ford Falcon serviced and when I got the bill I noticed that the mechanic put semi-synthetic oil instead of full synthetic. When I objected he said that since I do low km ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2017: Why is there a loud clicking sound from behind the dash?
I have just purchased a 2017 Ford Ranger. I've noticed a loud clicking sound coming from behind the dash, after turning on the engine. Is this normal? Read more
Ford Courier 2004: Why does my car keep engaging in 4WD?
I have a 2004 Ford Courier, why does it keep engaging in 4WD? Is there a loose wire? Read more
Ford Kuga 2014: Power steering assist not working
The power steering assist on my 2014 Ford Kuga is not working. I am getting a maintenance-required warning on the screen. The fuses are ok and it seems to be electric as the book and I cannot find a ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2019: Vibration on start up issue.
I have a 2019 Ford Ranger Wildtrak 3.2-litre, 6-speed auto, which has a vibration on take-off, and continuous vibration at +/- 105 km/h and 2000 rpm. Ford dealership says it is characteristic of the ...Read more
Does the 2014 Ford Focus Trend have transmission issues?
I am about to purchase a 2014 LW Ford Focus Trend hatch with the 2.0-litre. I have been advised there is a major problem with the transmission, would you suggest I buy it? Is it possible to repair if ...Read more
What sort of car would be best suited for a sales staff worker?
What sort of car would best be suited as a sales staff work car between $20,000 and $30,000? I currently use a Hyundai i30, what is next best? Read more
Ford Kuga 2014: Accelerator and reverse not working
My 2014 Ford Kuga Titanium, 2.0-litre, 5-cylinder diesel is starting to sound rough. A warning light flashed up on the dash and then would not go into reverse and the accelerator felt rock hard. It ...Read more
Ford Fiesta 2011: When should I change the timing belt?
At how many km should the timing belt be changed in a 2011 Ford Fiesta? Read more
Ford Territory 2011: Taillights come on after car is turned off and locked
The taillights on my 2011 Ford Territory come on anytime from 30-60 minutes after car is turned off and locked. Fuses seem fine. What could be causing this? Read more
Subaru Impreza 2017: What's a good replacement?
I'm looking for a car to replace my written-off 2017 Subaru Impreza sedan and was hoping for some recommendations. I drive 40 km each way to work daily, with a combination of city and highway driving ...Read more