Ford Ranger Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Ford Ranger reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Toyota HiLux: Will off-road suspension make it ride better?
If you have two 4x4 dual-cab utes, in my case a Toyota Hilux SR5 and a Ford Ranger XLT. If you used the same shocks, for example Bilstein B6 off-road shocks, on both cars, will the ride experience be ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2018: Is a vibration while driving a known problem with the Wildtrak?
I bought a 2018 Ford Ranger Wildtrak six months ago. It has a vibration on take off and when driving, especially around 80 km. I have taken it to independent mechanics, all of which agree there is a ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2017: Suspension problems
I have a late 2017 3.2 Ford Ranger XLT that wobbles/ floats on certain roads also with a light grip and lane assist on it will meander inside the lane and eventually goes either off or onto oncoming ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2019: Issues with Wildtrak's automatic transmission
My MY19 Ford Ranger Wildtrak 3.2 auto has a vibration on take-off just before it changes into second gear. I have taken it to two dealers and both have stated it’s a characteristic of the vehicle. I ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2012: Fitting bucket seats
I have a 2012 Ford Ranger single-cab with a dual passenger front seat and no centre console. I want to know if I have change the seat to a bucket seat to fit a console? Read more
Ford Ranger: Clunky transmission
I have a PX Ford Ranger Mark 2 XLT auto that is almost out of warranty. Sometimes it doesn’t select Drive or Reverse, and when finally it does it makes a loud CLUNK. I took it to my local dealer this ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2012: How much is it?
I would like some help on a sale price on my 2012/13 Ford Ranger auto Wildtrak. It has a few mods, including ARB front bull bar, upgraded front and rear suspension, rear view camera for caravan, ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2013: Clutch upgrade
I have had the engine ECM in 2013 Ford Ranger remapped. I have fitted a heavy-duty Clutch Industries clutch, but it is noisy and not handling the extra power. Is there a clutch out there that can ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2008: How do I reset the LFW lock
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Ram 2500 and 3500 lead latest round of safety recalls
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued its latest round of safety recalls, led by American Special Vehicle’s converted Ram 2500 and 3500 pick-ups. ...Read more
What ute should I buy?
I currently have a 2007 Ford Ranger dual-cab. It’s done 181,000 km and I use it for my lawn mowing business and family at the weekends. I need to replace it, my mechanic and another mechanic I work ...Read more
Ranger Smart battery charging system
The Ford Ranger has a 'Smart' battery charging system, which only charges the battery to a preset level to maximise efficiency and extend battery life. Unfortunately this also means that the 'reserve ...Read more
Ford Ranger 2012: Scraping window wipers
Whenever I start my 2012 PX Ford Ranger the wipers swipe once, even when it’s dry and dusty. It is starting to scratch the windscreen. All the Ford dealer wants to do is charge me $150 to check it, ...Read more
How many kms on a 2013 Ford Ranger?
I am looking at buying a 2013 XL Ford Ranger and want to know if it is worth getting with 170,000 km already on the clock. Even with this many km it is around $23,000. Is it worth getting? Read more
Ford Ranger 2017: diff markings?
I bought a new 2017 Ford Ranger double-cab. I found grey silicone sealant and the numbers 10, 20 and 5 hand-painted on the rear differential. Does this mean work was done on the differential, or is ...Read more
Are Ford Rangers four-wheel drive or front-wheel drive?
Are Ford Rangers four-wheel drive or front-wheel drive? Read more