1999 Ford Ranger Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Ford Ranger
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1999 Ford Ranger ProblemsEngine Buck/Misfire at Freeway Speeds
The engine may misfire and/or buck while driving at freeway speeds with no fault code stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This can be caused by an intermittent fault with the camshaft synchronizer assembly. This condition can be diagnosed by monitoring knock sensor data as per Ford service bulletin #05-22-12. Replacement of the synchronizer assembly will be required to correct this concern.
Ranger 3.0L and 4.0L
The temperature gauge on the instrument panel may fluctuate and give incorrect readings. If this happens, a new gauge and sender kit should be installed. The sending unit "sends" the information to the gauge.
1999 Ford Ranger QuestionsList of recall problems. All defects only owned truck since Dec. 2015 (1 answer)
Transmission manual v6 3.0 liter. Great clutch out of no where it drops out of folirst now at first seemed like it was battery loss of power then only way it would go in gear was turn offf out in gear and attempt to accelerate
The water pump is in good shape could there be a problem with the timing belt cover?
flush coolient,new themost
1999 Ford Ranger RecallsRecall 07V336000
Ford has recalled 1998-2000 Electric Ranger EV vehicles due to faulty transaxle attachment bolts. On some vehicles, the bolts may loosen, which may cause a clunking noise and a jerking motion. If the bolts fall out, the transaxle may detach from the vehicle. Dealers will install bolts with a revised design.