What's Wrong with the Ford Econoline?

Econoline owners have made 22 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the engine (40%), followed by the transmission (18%) and the cooling system (13%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Econoline.

Comparing Econoline Generations

Watch out for the 4th generation's (1992–2014) 1.25 PainRank™, which is the worst of 2 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
4th Gen Econoline 1992–2014
18 1.25
3rd Gen Econoline 1976–1990
4 0.37

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The Worst Econoline Years

This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 1990 (1), 1976 (1), 1997 (1), 2013 (0), and 2014 (0).