Average Ford Repair Costs

Giulia Nigrini
Giulia Nigrini
Vehicle Service Contract Specialist, Traveler, Car Enthusiast
November 5, 2021
min. read
view of the front and side of a blue ford pick up truck

Before buying a Ford it is a good idea to get an idea of what the maintenance will be like. Ford repair costs can range between $240 and $4,000. Like all manufactured products, every now and then certain car brands have particular issues. Being aware of these issues beforehand is the best way to know what you are in for.

Here we take a look into the typical Ford repairs one can expect based on the average repairs claimed over all the Ford models. This will give you a good idea of the average repair costs you may encounter. Particularly interesting information if you are about to go out of your manufacturer warranty or are in the process of purchasing a used car. Read on further as we delve into the Ford repairs.

Typical Ford Repairs

Ford offers a variety of vehicles for city drivers/daily commuters. Many of which are not only popular in the US but also in many countries around the world. They offer reliable vehicles that are easy to drive and comfortable for long commutes while still being agile enough for city parking. Models such as the Ford Focus, Ford Fiesta, and Ford Fusion.

Though it doesn’t stop there. Ford also has a number of vehicles for outdoor/off-road enthusiasts or those who need a “workhorse” type vehicle. Some more luxury models like the Ford Explorer or Ford Ecosport are a good dual-purpose option or the ever famous F-Series range of trucks.

So Ford genuinely offers a fantastic selection for car users and enthusiasts. Each vehicle having its particular pros and cons. However, there are a few typical repairs one can expect when driving a Ford. Here is a list of Ford repairs you could expect, with every model having specific issues that we will get into in the future:

Typical Ford Repair Costs

There is no doubt that an engine failure can lead to high bills. An engine repair on a Ford can range from $2,500 and $4,000 for replacement parts and labor costs. For example, AC repairs can range from $262 and $4,000 depending on the extent of the damage to the AC system. Do weigh up the pros and cons of a specific Ford model that best suits your particular lifestyle and budget. Let’s look at a few more examples of potential costs for Ford repair costs:

PartPrice RangeAlternator$240 to $780Starter Motor$240 to $785Transmission$1,800 to $3,400Engine$2,500 to $4,000AC System$262 to $4,000CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement$600 to $1,150Fuel Pump$587 to &2,558Ignition Coil Replacement$119 to $400Ignition Switch Replacement$178 to $351Control Arm Assembly Replacement$624 to $849Water Pump$460 to $2,570

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