Ford Ranger owners have reported 3 problems related to brake grinding noise (under the service brakes category).
The contact owns a 1996 Ford Ranger. While depressing the brake pedal, the brakes would make a loud grinding noise. Neither the dealer nor the manufacturer were notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 161,200 and the current mileage was 162,000.
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The contact owns a 2003 Ford Ranger. While driving approximately 35 mph on normal road conditions, the contact heard a loud grinding noise when the brake pedal was depressed. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for inspection. The failure was contributed to the manufacturer installing incorrect hubs on the vehicle. The service repair cost was estimated at $800. The front brake pads were replaced and the contact was advised to not drive the vehicle due to the potential safety hazard. The vehicle has not been repaired. The manufacturer was notified, but there were no resolutions. The failure and current mileages were 60,000.
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Rotors and pads replaced after 6 months of purchase. Then, again after 3 months due to grinding noise and extended stopping distance. Currently, an independent mechanic found this was due to calipers being faulty, rotors and pads need replaced again at this time. Consumer stated rims and tires were also replaced, specific tire information was not given.
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|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Brake Electric Antilock problems||
|Service Brakes problems||
|Brake Disc Rotor problems||
|Brake Foundation Components problems||
|Brake Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems||
|Brake Disc problems||
|Brake Disc Pads problems||
|Brake Pedal And Linkage problems||
|Brake Disc Caliper problems||
|Brakes Failed problems||