. You have to change the v-belt every 100,000 miles. !! And yes, I finally checked to see if it came with a table that you never bothered to look for in the 10 years you owned it. New timing belt and water pump at 210,000 miles. Hope this video is proof enough. They have nice used vehicles.
Thanks guys for getting me in and out with no questions. Revised sensors are available to replace them. General Comments: This car was a fantastic buy. !!! I bought it from Apr 2000 at ~36,000 miles used. A side-opening tailgate and externally mounted spare tire were installed. I would not be surprised if I get 200,000 more miles out it.
However, I am still keeping it for a town ride. I bought it from the Ford Dealer in Fairfield and it was one of the most pleasant experiences I have had buying a car. The car drives and handles nicely and the fuel economy is around 21-24 for combined mileage. Sincerely, Your long, suffering son. General Comments: This is by far the best vehicle I ever owned, still runs great with 305,000 miles never any motor or tranny work , interior looks fantastic with no noticeable wear or rips, all power options still work, including cruise control.
Model year 1997 Year of manufacture 1996 First year of ownership 2000 Engine and transmission 1. New sway bar links at 133,000 miles. I have had the car since 1997 bought it new and have driven it several times on 1500 mile trips and with time the car has accumulated 180,000 miles. The car has a lot of interior room for us and our 3 boys and a bunch of beach or boat stuff. I thought if the vehicle just made the trip it would owe me nothing, but it just will not die so I have kept it. No low-range gearing was installed.
Go-power sags even further when climbing steep upgrades, or with a full load. It does have some rust on the rear fenders starting. Price was out of my range but with some negotiating and the patience of jason the manager and Robert the sales guru they helped my family buy a car in my price range and a dream car. Built on a car chassis, rode like a car. Turns out our little angel has been fueling up while it was running and tripped the light. Overall gas mileage of 19. It's not too high for little old ladies to climb into and has plenty of leg room.
New distributor at 299,000 miles. Ride comfort is generally good, but some road undulations result in an annoying tendency to wheel-hop. If I could change anything, it would be the acceleration when entering a highway, but other than that, a quality, fantastic vehicle. Yes Review Date: 1st January, 2011. I had it for nine years, it was the first vehicle I have owned. The driver and passenger side power windows motors died after 120,000. The steering has always been responsive and safe.
New Rockford propeller shafts for driveshaft at 302,000 miles. Though rather buslike, the driving stance is accommodating, thanks to a standard tilt steering wheel and manual seat-height adjuster. New lighted power window switches were installed, as were rear-door cupholders. Wind noise is unusually well-suppressed at cruising speeds, and tire sounds are minor. Solid, rattle-free construction has been evident during test drives, even when rolling through rough surfaces. A new model was waiting in the wings.
Dear Mom, No I did not take your car away from you. The column-mounted shifter sits awkwardly behind the wiper stalk, but otherwise the driving environment is simple and convenient—quite similar to riding in a Civic. Acceleration to 60 mph in an early model with automatic took a leisurely 11. Though the interior was not luxury quality, it could take a beating and come back for more, and still look great. Panel fit and paint finish have been excellent, inside and out. Covered all terrain and weather conditions from mountain snow at 7200 feet altitude to desert heat at sea level. Seating for five and dual airbags were standard.
Manual shift cuts about a second from that figure. Faults: Repairs have been minimal, wheel bearing, some minor suspension components, radiator and distributor igniter failed. I look forward to continued guilt from you in the near future. With the seat in use, you have space for about 10 grocery bags. Tends to rust around rear wheel wells if not washed out periodically.
Great for long trips, I would still have it if it had not been totaled in an accident. Model year 1997 Year of manufacture 1997 First year of ownership 2014 Most recent year of ownership 2017 Engine and transmission 2. I don't have any single issue with transmission, powertrain and engine at all. Yes Review Date: 10th February, 2017 Faults: New timing belt at 100,000 miles. Outstanding vehicle reliability and toughness. Other then changing the tires, battery, shocks , distributor cap and sparkplugs everything else is original. They won't steer you wrong and will work with you for anything.