Well its a tough little truck, i've
gone everywhere in my little ranger,
and i gotta say i love it and i
wouldn't have anything else, its a
good starter truck. I wish it would
last me forever, but sadly all good
things must come to an end, i hope
thats far off for my little ranger.
It's a very reliable truck. I bought it
used in 10/97. I love it! The only
thing besides normal wear items like a
battery, tires and oil changes, is that
I had to replace the oil pan seal. The
one thing I don't like is the lack of
power(3.0L)and performance going up the
hills on the interstates and roads here
This was my first new vehicle. I got it off the lot
with 12 miles on it. No real complaints. this truck
really is built ford tough. i hit a deer about 2 years
ago. Airbag deployed and the fiberglass pieces and
lights were all messed up. all messed up. got a new
airbag and lights etc and got back on the road. no
engine trouble. radiator was well protected.
she's getting old and bouncy on bumps now tho,
but she's got 170000 miles on it. check engine light
has been on since i hit 50,000 miles. needs a $150
replacement sensor or something, but still runs
The stepsides on the bed give it a nice style.
reliable. got some pep if tuned up. heats up quick
in winter due to the small cab.
check engine light has been on since i hit 50,000
miles. told it was a sensor and this is common.
friends with rangers have the same thing happen.
Factory supplied jack is too small to put new tire
BACK on. it can take em off, but...
I have had no problems with my truck.
I was told to just keep the oil
changed and I would never have a
problem. Well they were right. I
have driven this truck hard, beat it
up and it still wants more! Great Truck
This is a good basic reliable compact
truck. I own the 4 cylinder 2.3L model
with a five speed.
For the higher elevations of Colorado
its a little underpowered, but around
town and the plains its fine.
A good quality truck.