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1996 Ford F-250 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1996 Ford F-250

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1996 Ford F-250 is between $432 and $528 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1996 Ford F-250
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$480
Annual Repair Cost
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The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.
The gears for the timing chain can strip, causing the engine to crank but not start.
Catalytic converters can go bad and potentially plug the exhaust, hurting engine efficiency and performance.
Engine started out stalling and cutting off and backfired a few times and now will not start at a...
when i try to re-crank it acts as if it is still running, finally will do nothing but not turn ov...
ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, GASOLINE OR NATURAL GAS ENGINES, THE SPEED CONTROL...
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTRO...
THE CERTIFICATION LABELS ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES HAS INCORRECT REAR TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE DESI...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
August 10, 2012
1996 Ford F-250
My truck just turned 186,000 miles on it and the only thing I've done to it was a new battery, brakes, and tires. It still drives like a dream especially considering the miles and i haul with it se...
April 24, 2009
1996 Ford F-250
Only major problem was Transmission shift problem at 12000 miles. Ford "replaced" tranny (under warranty), started again at 20000 miles. Amaco fixed for $87. parts and labor no problems since now a...
December 30, 2008
1996 Ford F-250
Great Truck! The glow plugs had to be replaced and the water pump replaced because it was leaking. Never left me stranded or worried. I have the 7.3L Turbo Diesel