2001 Ford Ranger

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2001 Ford Ranger Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Differential Pressure Feedback EGR (DPFE) Sensor. This problem may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Another occasional problem with this vehicle is the Intake Manifold Gaskets on the 4.0L vin E engine. Leaking Intake Manifold gaskets can cause the vehicle to run rough. The cost to replace the DPFE Sensor is estimated at $86.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to replace the Intake Manifold Gasket is estimated to be $11.29 for parts and $260.00 for Labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Significant Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle when equipped with 4 Wheel Drive is failure of the 4 Wheel Drive System. The cost to repair the 4 Wheel Drive System is estimated to range from $50.00 to $600.00 for parts and $65.00 to $195.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Wheel Speed Sensor(s). The cost to repair the Wheel Speed Sensor is estimated at $166.83 for the Front Wheel Speed Sensors each or $25.27 for the Rear Wheel Speed Sensors each for parts and $58.50 for the front speed sensor and $32.50 for the rear sensor for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Moderate Problems An occasional problem with this vehicle is water intrusion and corrosion of a wiring harness connector located under the driver's seat area. Symptoms are normally loss of or erratic operation of the Speedometer, ABS light and codes and possible incorrect shifting of the Transmission. Another occasional problem with this vehicle is failure of the Door Ajar Switches. The cost to repair the connector and pins depends on the amount of damage; therefore the actual cost of repair will vary but is estimated between $75.00 and $250.00 for parts and labor. The cost to repair the Door Ajar Switches is estimated at $22.00 for parts and $52.00 for labor per door as needed. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
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Engine Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
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