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2004 Ford Ranger Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2004 Ford Ranger

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2004 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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2004 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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The magnet for the camshaft position sensor may fall out of its mount and damage the synchronizers. This causes long crank times when starting the engine and may cause the Check Engine Light to i...
If a noise from the rear end is heard when going around turns or after driving at highway speed for an extended period, this could be caused by a failing deferential clutch kit. An updated differ...
A buzzing type noise may be noted from upper engine area at about 1900 RPM, under light acceleration. Our technicians tell us this can be caused by loose ignition coil bracket bolts. Coil bracket b...
I have a 4x4 switch on dash.
Still stays in 4l. First time this has happened.
My truck is an automatic, at every stoplight or stop sign the idle gets very low then it stalls
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2004-2006 Ranger vehicles manufactured ...
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2004-2006 Ranger trucks manufactured Ma...
Ford Motor Company, (Ford) is conducting a regional recall for certain model year 2004-2005 Ford ...
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June 16, 2015
2004 Ford Ranger
Currently have 185k miles on my 2WD,2.3L. 5 spd stick, standard cab Ford Ranger. Had 136 k on it in 2013 and drove from WA State to Deadhorse,AK (5 miles from the Arctic Ocean) and back. At Tok Ju...
March 26, 2012
2004 Ford Ranger
I recently bought a 2004 Ford Ranger V6 with 95,000 miles on it. The engine light came on and it was the 4th cylinder. The cylinder was replaced and so were the wires. A week or two later, the s...
July 31, 2010
2004 Ford Ranger
I bought my ranger 2004 FX4 xlt 5 speed manual 4.0 new and she has not missed a beat! The only maintenance items I have had to do was replace an O ring in the thermostat housing. I have just went ...