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.
Used Ford Ranger review: 2009-2011
Once just a workhorse the humble ute is now called upon to perform all sorts of duties, from traditional worker, to cool sportster, weekend escaper and even family hack.Where in the past Holden and ...Read more
Is the Williams F1 care pack on the Ford Ranger Wildtrak value for money?
I'm waiting delivery of my new Ford Ranger Wildtrak. I have been offered the Williams F1 care pack, ceramic coating on all exterior surfaces, leather/vinyl sealer and fabric/ carpet protection plus a ...Read more
Used Ford Ranger review: 2006-2009
The humble utility has always been a sentimental favourite of Australians, but nobody could have guessed it would become the nation’s most popular car. Along the way to market leadership the ute has ...Read more
Ford Ranger transmission issues
My father has a 2014 Ford Ranger Wildtrak that has had automatic transmission issues since new.Now of course that the warranty has expired, the transmission is ‘rumbling’ in 2nd and 3rd under load. ...Read more
Why is the Instrument cluster on my '16 Ford Ranger not responding?
The Instrument cluster on my 2016 Ford Ranger is not responding, nor will the light or radio turn off once the keys are out of the ignition, indicators don’t work either. What could be the problem? Read more
Ford Ranger, Mazda BT-50 recalled over fire hazard
Ford has been forced to recall approximately 59,000 examples of its popular Ranger pick-up due to a fire hazard relating to the vehicle’s diesel particulate filter (DPF). ...Read more
What's causing my 2017 Ford Ranger to vibrate?
I have a 2017 Ford Ranger XLT 3.2 with about 5660 km on the clock and having lots of issues with what I think is the transmission.I am not a mechanic, but have driven 4x4 diesel autos for 30 years so ...Read more
Nissan, Jeep, Ford, Mazda, Infiniti, Citroen models recalled
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced its latest round of safety recall notices, with models from Nissan, Jeep, Ford, Mazda, Infiniti and Citroen affected. Read more
Options for replacing the engine on a '12 Ford Ranger that isn't covered by warranty?
I purchased a 2012 PX Ford Ranger XLT earlier this year. It on had 52,000 km on the clock. Recently, when I was driving it the engine shut down. I have had it assessed and was told that it will need ...Read more
Subaru, Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, Ford, Mazda, Toyota models recalled
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced its latest round of safety recalls, with models from Subaru, Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, Mazda, Toyota and Ford affected. Read more
Can I drive my '09 Ford Ranger 4x2 on the beach?
Can I drive my 2009 Ford Ranger XL 4x2 on the beach at all? Read more
2010 Ford Ranger vs 2009 Mazda BT-50
I am looking at a 2010 Ford Ranger XLT 4WD with 136,000 km, and a 2009 Mazda BT-50. I would like to know if there any major problems with either of these models? Read more
Ford denied my claim and isn't explaining why
I have a 2013 PX Ford Ranger XLT 3.2-litre that I bought new. It is now a year out of warranty and has suffered an EGR cooler failure due to over-heating from loss of coolant from a heater hose that ...Read more
Lots of play in 2015 Ford Ranger tow bar
I recently purchased a 2015 Mark 1 Ford Ranger dual-cab, fitted with a genuine Ford tow bar. The tow bar in question has 20 mm play overall up and down at the ball and 10 mm side movement. I went to ...Read more
2016 Ford Ranger shutting down while in motion
Has anyone else had a problem with their 2016 Ford Ranger shutting down whilst driving? Whilst driving along it suddenly looses all power, there are no warning lights, it just shuts down, but will ...Read more
Engine issues with 2016 Ford Ranger
I have a 2016 Ford Ranger, it’s only done 24,000 km. There have been issues with engine, the tacho fluctuates at idle and at low speed, and the engine shakes excessively while this is happening. It ...Read more
2012 Ford Ranger engine failure
The turbo on my 2012 PX Ford Ranger Wildtrak recently blew on the way home from work. It has always been serviced at the same Ford dealership that it was purchased from new. When advised that the ...Read more
Mazda BT-50 recalled over transmission concerns
Mazda Australia has recalled 5000 BT-50 utes to fix a potential fault which could see the workhorse suddenly thrown into first gear while in motion, causing drivers to lose control of the vehicle. Read more
Ranger cruise control issues
I am continually having issues with the cruise control on my 2015 Ford Ranger MkII. Today is the fourth or fifth timeFord has had it in their workshop. They have replaced the switches on the steering ...Read more
Issues with 2016 Ford Ranger
I have heard that the 2016 Ford Ranger has engine and transmission issues, is that true? Also, should I wait for the run-out sale to get a good deal, and when would that be? Read more