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Forum: General Tech Yesterday, 03:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Starter spins but not engageing flywheel,No Start?

I would have assumed a crank sensor malfunction would mean the computer won't open the injectors, so no fuel & no start... but I'd love to hear more myself!
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 12-05-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: HELP! Spark plug broken into head

lol reportedly they estimated that each firey death lawsuit would be like 1-2 hundred thousand... but i believe the first suit reemed then for over a million best i recall. ouch!
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 12-05-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: HELP! Spark plug broken into head

Yeah that 5.4 is the 3 valve, that motor boosted helicoil sales as well lol
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 12-04-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: HELP! Spark plug broken into head

oh! when pulling the intake, give the egr bolts a GOOd & LONG soaking with penetrating oil. i believe that's where I wasted the most time lol
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 12-04-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: HELP! Spark plug broken into head

you also asked about removing the intake, as long as you have some gaskets if one comes apart, then i wouldn't hesitate to pull off the upper half of the intake. then you should have room enough to...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 11-30-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: 2002 XLTT 2.3L 250000m

and there you have it lol!
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 11-30-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: 2002 XLTT 2.3L 250000m

No problem! By the way, that little subsystem was a problem from the get go, evidently bad enough that they did away with it in later year models. Might be worth a few Google searches to see what...
Forum: Project Logs 11-28-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Upgraded Daily Driver Log

clean looking truck!
i'm a fan of clear turn indicator lamp lenses. i think it would look nice especially with your color of paint
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 11-28-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: 2002 XLTT 2.3L 250000m

since you say its on driver side, makes me think it might be the intake manifold runner control valve. i think it's got a vacuum line and an electrical connector on it... but not sure. if you could...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 11-28-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 166,578
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: 2.0 / 2.3 / 2.5 Specifications

sub'd! ^^^ i'd love to hear some answers to those q's too!
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 11-08-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: No start

so no fuel pressure when the key is on?

my first thought is that a rat chewed through the wires going to the fuel pump, since it's been sitting for a while. is there power to the pump? or do you...
Forum: Off Topic 11-06-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 55,013
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: FRF Watercooler/BS Thread 2017

looked like 300 in line at mine!
Forum: General Tech 11-06-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Starter spins but not engageing flywheel,No Start?

i've known many people who've "gotten by" for years by just tapping on their starter when it sticks lol, though kind of a pain...
Forum: Off Topic 11-06-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 55,013
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: FRF Watercooler/BS Thread 2017

don't we all? I know I do!

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i stopped at the polling place but the line was too long, i'd have been late for work! :eek: i'm gonna stop by after work :p
Forum: General Tech 11-06-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Starter spins but not engageing flywheel,No Start?

sub'd, i'd like it know what you find out!
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-05-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Sounds like a rock stuck in my tire... but no rock! Other sources?

oh my, lol, i hope one of your 'friends' didn't put a long zip-tie on the driveshaft :eek: it's happened before lol

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oh hey check for that little spring that goes across the bottom...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-05-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Sounds like a rock stuck in my tire... but no rock! Other sources?

clean the drums really really really well and look for a hairline crack. On my wife's car, there was a clicking noise just like you described, it was a crack that developed between the hub surface...
Forum: Off Topic 11-02-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 55,013
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Forum: Off Topic 11-01-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 55,013
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: FRF Watercooler/BS Thread 2017

day late...

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Forum: Off Topic 11-01-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Daughter's first real job, welcome reality

Good for her! I love hearing about our young people betting busy!
yeah, taxes, bleh lol
Forum: Interior Parts 11-01-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Craigslist / eBay Find: Troy Lee Carbon Fiber Radio Bezel 2wd
Views: 149
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Troy Lee Carbon Fiber Radio Bezel 2wd

i don't get it lol, if i find something for sale that my friends might like to see, i'l send them a linky. Bob is just being nice! Cause Bob's a nice guy! We all love Bob!
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-29-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Intermittent Rough Idle

what about the EGR Vacuum Solenoid? i didn't see it in the list of parts you had already addressed. i'm kinda wondering if its sticking sometimes & leaving vacuum to the egr valve itself. that...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-15-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Hello

howdie howdy howdy!
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-11-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Odd idle issues....

sub'd! I'd like to hear how it goes!
just a heads up, i believe there's a gasket on there which can be reused if you're gentle. hate for you to tear it up like I do sometimes hahaha!. just...
Forum: General Tech 10-11-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: 2000 Ford Ranger Making a Ticking Noise

welcome to the forum! so, the truck won't start, and there's a clicking sound. when exactly does the clicking sound happen? does the clicking sound happen when you turn the key to try to start it?
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