Ask a Ford dealer if your GF's 2000 Ranger qualifies for Owner Notification Program 00B40, replacement of the Multifunction (stalk) Switch. According to the dealer letter, it is a freebie and has no expiration date. ONP 00B40 applies only to 1999 and early 2000MY Rangers/Explorers/Expeditions.
2003 FX4 Level II, Supercharged 5.0L V8, Headers, Duals
BW4406 manual transfer case, Aussie Locker, Torsen L/S, 4.10's
Bilstein 7100 rezzies, Cadillac/Mustang rear discs, Duff traction bars
Keypad Entry, Lock LEDs, ABS switch, sway bar discos
Heated seats, Explorer EATC, Trip Computer and consoles
2003 XLT 2.3L M5OD-R1 reg cab beater, 2011 Taurus SEL, 2016 C-MAX Energi Plug-in Hybrid