What's Wrong with the Ford Probe?

Probe owners have made 67 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the engine (38%), followed by the electrical (10%) and the fuel system (8%).

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 Probe.

Comparing Probe Generations

Watch out for the 2nd generation's (1993–1997) 1.64 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 (?)
2nd Gen Probe 1993–1997
38 1.64
1st Gen Probe 1989–1992
29 1.22

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The Worst Probe 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 1996 (5), and 1997 (1).