Ford Ranger owners have reported 5 problems related to automatic transmission park/neutral start switch (under the power train category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Ford Ranger based on all problems reported for the Ranger.
Vehicle jumped from park to reverse while engine was not running and brakes were not depressed. Dealer has been contacted. Please provide further details.
See all problems of the 2001 Ford Ranger.
Consumer's vehicle was in park outside of store . Parking emergency brake wasn't on, and vehicle was in first gear. Vehicle rooled out of the parking lot into the street. Then rolled back to the same street and then ran into a 12foot drainage ditch. No injuries reported.
See all problems of the 1998 Ford Ranger.
Vehicle had been off for 5 hours and suddenly started up by itself. Then took off and hit a garage. Owner had to jump in vehicle and and take car out of first gear.
Vehicle in park gear, suddenly started running in reverse.
See all problems of the 1996 Ford Ranger.
After parking and exiting vehicle jumped back into drive, dragging the driver a few hundred feet or more before stopping. Dealer has been contacted.
See all problems of the 2000 Ford Ranger.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Automatic Transmission problems||
|Power Train problems||
|Manual Transmission problems||
|Differential Unit problems||
|Transmission Failure problems||
|Axle Assembly problems||
|Overdrive Light On problems||
|Clutch Pedal/linkage problems||