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1998 Ford Ranger Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Ford Ranger

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Ford Ranger is between $399 and $487 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1998 Ford Ranger
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$443
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If you experience cold starting problems, stalling at idle, or hesitations during acceleration, it may be the idle air bypass valve. This valve helps the vehicle idle steadily and run when the acce...
The synchronizer shaft for the camshaft position sensor can cause a loud squeak or chirping noise due to failure of the upper bushing. The noise may be erratic and is usually present when the engin...
The engine may have a higher that normal idle at times. After cold start with an automatic transmission and when the clutch is depressed with a manual transmission. Our technicians tell us updated ...
the straps have rusted and gas tank is hanging 3" from the ground
it blinks in a sequince of six times every so often
Got brand new starter and have changed ignition switch anstill doing same thing
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Overall (6 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
September 08, 2014
1998 Ford Ranger
I own a 98 ranger extended cab stepside 4x4 xlt it has the 3.0 with 200,000 miles and still runs like a champ. but recently just found out rear leaf spring bracket broke and poked a hole in the bed...
June 08, 2013
1998 Ford Ranger
A week ago I would have given my truck a 4 star rating across the board. I bought it in '02 and it now has 157,000 fairly trouble free miles. Only money I put into this truck was an alternator an...
November 20, 2012
1998 Ford Ranger
extremely great truck im the third owner of mine truck can handle every thing i throw at it ive hualed 9 tuns with it