1997 Ford Thunderbird Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Ford Thunderbird
The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Ford Thunderbird is between $389 and $476 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.
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1997 Ford Thunderbirdscores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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If you experience difficulty starting the engine when cold, stalling at idle, or hesitations during acceleration, it may be the idle air bypass valve. This valve helps the vehicle idle steady when ...
It I hold the brake and give it gas to the rpms go up to 2000 it doesn't seem to slip and shortly...
New door pins internal lights turn off when pins are manually pressed
Overall (2 Reviews)
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February 28, 2010
Over all this is a GREAT car. My second one , I didn't really like Fords because of the old saying ( Found On Road Dead ) or ( Fix Or Repair Daily ) those are all lies..This bird is dress to impre...
December 11, 2009
I have a 4.6 V8 with all the extras - has 100,000 miles and still like new - quiet, great ride, excellent brakes, purrs, never had a problem of any kind since 1997. Not many cars can claim that! O...