I'm not sure what is all involved on the 4x4. On a 98 2 wheel drive with the coil spring suspension, there is no caster/camber adjustments. All they do is adjust the toe in, something that can easily be done at home.
Are your tires wearing funny? For that matter, are your tires inflated properly?
You really gotta whack something to throw your alignment out.
Joe drives an 02 supercab shortbed 3.0 liter automatic power nothing Ranger Edge.
Joe's wife drives an 06 5.4 liter 3 valve, automatic 4x4 power everything Eddie Bauer Expedition. BC Chapter Member
Last year I had my 2001 3.0 4x4 aligned. Cost me $75 and from what I can tell they really were only able to adjust the toe. The caster/camber adjustments needed an adjustment kit installed for more added expense (can't remember how much more but it seemed like it was enough). I told them to check the alignment first and see if the kit was even needed. Turned out everything was within spec on the caster/camber adjustments so I passed on the install, maybe next time I won't be so lucky. I'm not a fan of this nickel & diming Ford is pulling on us but I was assured by the alignment guys that all the car companies are doing it. I can't verify that because all I have is Fords.
2001 3.0 auto Ranger 4x4
2008 T/X SEL AWD
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