hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
82,350 miles

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problem #1

Mar 162008

Ranger 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 82,350 miles
A plastic water heater control valve in the vehicle cooling system denatured and crumbled, leaking coolant out of the vehicle which could have caused an engine seizure had I not been aware of the situation. This is the second plastic part failure (first was the thermostat/temp sensor housing) which failed and leaked coolant during the warranty interval. Cooling systems are no place for plastic parts.

- Fullerton, CA, USA