1997 Ford Ranger Overview


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Average User Score

4.25 stars

Based on 40 reviews

Great Compromise Between Truck And Fuel Efficency by John
 — I like the fact that i can have a truck and still get better gas mileage than many of the other cars in the parking lot. This car only has the 2.3l in it so it doesn't have alot of power, but it do... Read More
Great Truck For Anyone. by Joe
 — Performance - Strong acceleration, lots of torque. Braking isn't the best out there, stock that is. Handles like a sports car. Build Quality - Plenty of room in the engine bay for upgrades, no squeaks... Read More
Over All Good Shape, No Mechanical Problems by Chauncey6
 — Ability for decent load and 22+ mileage 2.3 with a 5 speed and low restriction intake and a Cherry Bomb muffler.Would have liked to have gotten a xcab but this came along at a below book price. I stil... Read More

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Ford Ranger Questions


Alarm Tone Sounding When It Shouldn't

I just installed a new windshield wiper/turn signal controller in my 1997 Ranger. The installation was very easy and all works well. However, now any time the drivers door side door is open an alarm...

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Temp Sensors 1997 Ford Ranger

Coming out of the thermostat cover is a metal pipe with a sensor (temp?) and several inches further on is another sensor which also appears to be a temp sensor. My car overheats while the temp gauge...

33 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

What Is Making My Ranger Not Start,just Click.cant Be Starter Or Battery I ...

my truck just makes one click when i turn ignition over.i have changed the starter and solenoid,changed the neutral safety switch and the back up light switch and starter relay.still nothing but when...

1,269 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

1997 Ford Ranger Will Not Go Into Park And Have To Put It Into Neutral To S...

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Will A 1994 Transmission Go In A 1997 Ford Ranger Slt

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