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 2015: Rust in boot.
I recently had a small prang in my 2015 Territory which resulted in the bumper being replaced. The panel beater alerted me to some rust in the boot! He said he'd seen quite a few with the same issue ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2019: Why does my car shudder?
Yesterday I drove out in my 2019 Ford Ranger on to the street and coasted down the hill to a T-intersection. As I was coasting down the hill, I could hear the auto gearbox trying to make its mind up ...Read more
Should I buy extended warranty?
My new car warranty for my 2017 Ford Ranger runs out next month, is it worth buying Ford’s new-car extended warranty of two years or 200,000km for $2500. Have you had any feedback about these types ...Read more
2002 Ford Courier: Faulty fuel pump.
I changed the injector pump on my 2002 Ford Courier turbo-diesel and can’t get fuel past the pump! What do I do? Read more
Should I buy a plug-in hybrid or an electric car?
We're going to have to move up to a medium SUV this year due to growing family. We really like the Tiguan 1.4T range but we’re a bit concerned about buying a car with just an internal combustion ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2017: Ford won't fix the rusty chassis
I have a rusty chassis on my 2017 Ford Ranger. I went to Ford but they won't fix it - what are my options? Read more
What do you recommend for towing a horse trailer and large draft-horse?
You guys have been great with advice - but I have some specific questions that I am hoping I can get a steer on. I need to be able to haul a horse trailer and large draft-horse - this means 3000kg ...Read more
What dual cab 4x4 ute should I buy?
I'm looking for advice on any dual-cab 4x4 ute. I'm currently looking at a 2012 Ford Ranger with 200,000kms or a 2009 Hilux with similar kilometres. I would like your opinion on what I should look at ...Read more
Ford Falcon 2002: Why does the engine keep cutting out?
The engine on my 2002 Ford Falcon cuts out while driving. I replaced the throttle-position sensor and it seemed okay for a while but is doing it again periodically. I went through the TPS reset ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2019: What is the noise coming from my car?
I have a 2018 MY19 Ford Ranger Bi-Turbo PXIII and, ever since purchasing it, when it is at full-lock and I'm reversing out of a driveway or something similar where the vehicle drops down, there is a ...Read more
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