Ford Thunderbird Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Ford Thunderbird
The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 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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Ford Thunderbirdscores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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White smoke coming from the exhaust could indicate that a head gasket has blown or there is a cracked cylinder head. Our technicians tell us that removal and inspection of the cylinder heads will b...
Water or oil may enter into the ignition coil cover and the spark plug bore, causing a misfire and illuminating the Check Engine Light. A coil with improved water and oil sealing is available and s...
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 ...
I bought this car used, in daylight, had no idea instrument lights not working, back yard mechani...
Someone worked on this car, I found the problem in the headlight switch, but I'm not sure on how ...
Tach is not working all the time?
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANK MAY HAVE A LOCALIZED THIN WALL SECTION IN THE LOWER ...
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH POWER ADJUSTABLE SEATS MAY HAVE BEEN INADEQUATELY WELDED.
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE DRIVER'S SIDE SEAT BELT CONTACTED THE SEAT RECLINER DURING A 3...
Overall Score (20 Reviews)
June 21, 2016
2002 Ford Thunderbird
I have owned 2002 t bird since it was and have had problems with a/c three times, other than that it is a very good car
April 13, 2015
2004 Ford Thunderbird
I have owned 4 Retrobirds and the same problem has persisted with each: Coil failure due condensation and/or water getting within. The vehicle will hesitate and run very rough; eventually the wrenc...
September 06, 2014
2002 Ford Thunderbird
I really enjoy my 2002 thunderbird but the air conditioner blows hot air blows hot air occasionally and finaly went totaly hot. The dealer tells me that a faulty vacumn type module within the dash ...