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1996 Ford Thunderbird Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1996 Ford Thunderbird

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1996 Ford Thunderbird is between $389 and $476 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1996 Ford Thunderbird
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$433
Annual Repair Cost
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Engine misfire could be caused by worn or broken motor mounts that raise the motor on one side while the vehicle is accelerating. The stress on the engine control wiring harness can cause breaks in...
The 4.6L V8 engine used in the Ford Thunderbird from 1994-1997 is known for displaying the normal symptoms of a coolant leak, including overheating, especially when the vehicle is idling, the ...
The 1996-1997 Ford Thunderbird with the optional 4.6L Modular V8 and plastic intake manifold  is known for engine overheating, even with normal use, and a coolant leak from the front of t...
My reserve tank has a cracked in it and I need a new one.
The part I need is an arm about 6 inches or less with a silver pin on one end.
I have recently began working on the car myself since I spent close to 2k on fixing the car alrea...
WHEN IN THE SECONDARY LATCHED POSITION, THE DRIVER DOOR LATCHES MAY OPEN WHEN SUBJECTED TO TRANSV...
UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, THE CLIMATE CONTROL BLOWER DOES NOT OPERATE AS INTENDED. THE BLOWER COU...
Overall (4 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
August 16, 2011
1996 Ford Thunderbird
i have a 1997 ford thunderbird but when i buy parts its gotta be for a 96 tbird. but my cars a 1997 makes no sense made a few trips to autozone with parts for a 97 and not fit .. anyways its a grea...
July 24, 2011
1996 Ford Thunderbird
I've never been a real fan of Ford until I gambled and bought my 1996 v-8....this is absolutely the best car I've ever owned, powerful, quiet, a smooth ride, and stylish good looks - the only fault...
April 21, 2010
1996 Ford Thunderbird
I LIKE THE CAR VERY GOOD AND DEPENDABLE