I have owned My Probe SE for two years
now. I have yet to need anything except
two new front tires and regular routine
maitainence. There is not a whole lot to
complain about with this car, coming
from the Mazda base, how could there be.
I bought this car for 2,500 back in may and have had to spend another 3,000 in repairs. its turning into such a hassle. when it's running good it's a great car. pretty quick, very good handling, but once again not very reliable.
I have not misused the car and I have
performed all of the scheduled
maintenance on the car. At 75,263
miles reverse disappeared. Needless to
say a I need a new transmission. The
cost of the work out weighs the value
of the car. $900.00 for one out of a
junk yard, not rebuilt and about 1000
in labor. I contacting Ford regarding
the problem and informed them about the
widspread transmission problems with
the Probe. They are in denial about
this issue and have informed me that
their is currently no program in place
to help me. This model car is a money
pit, avoid it!
Comfort and Styling
Recall the car and correct the
I love this car's roar once it passes 3000rpms; the handling is pretty good for a FWD. But if you want a sports why would you get a FWD? Fun drive, but horrible reliability. One problem after another. If you own a Probe, 90% of the money will be going to be going into the car because of the poor reliability. The Mazda engine is excellent on that car, but that is all.
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