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Forum: Drivetrain Tech 02-04-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,598
Posted By RangerJimb0
Thumbs up Re: Transmission noise 5 speed

I would suggest 50K mile intervals.
I think you will find this special Red Line ATF to be superior with the higher viscosity. It helps transmissions that are over 100,000 miles.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 02-02-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,598
Posted By RangerJimb0
Re: Transmission noise 5 speed

Let us know whether it works for you. I had to order the ATF from Summit, Jegs or Ebay but you should also probably check Amazon.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 11-15-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,598
Posted By RangerJimb0
Re: Transmission noise 5 speed

I first changed the ATF in my 5 speed when it had ~100,000 miles and noitced the noise level did not change. I searched for alternatives and changed it again at ~150,000 and this time there was a...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-03-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,620
Posted By RangerJimb0
Re: Strange overheating!

First off you can save a tone of money by installing a normal thermostat and housing from a later model Ranger (>2007). It won't have the built in resistive heater but that is normally what fails...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 12-24-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,212
Posted By RangerJimb0
Re: thermostat replacement,2.3 liter,2002

I think I gave all the information you will need in my earlier post. I now have ~50,000 miles on the cheapo thermostat and everything is still working perfectly and I have passed CA smog in the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-25-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,212
Posted By RangerJimb0
Re: thermostat replacement,2.3 liter,2002

I have a 2002 2.3L DOHC and finally got fed up with the lack of temp control from the thermostat with the electric heater (common to 2001, 2002 and 2003 Rangers with the 4 cyl engines). I replaced it...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-25-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,215
Posted By RangerJimb0
Re: Potential Thermostat Problem

I have a 2002 2.3L DOHC and finally got fed up with the lack of temp control from the thermostat with the electric heater (common to 2001, 2002 and 2003 Rangers with the 4 cyl engines). I replaced it...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-25-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,174
Posted By RangerJimb0
Re: low temp on gauge,2.3 engine 2002

I have a 2002 2.3L DOHC and finally got fed up with the lack of temp control from the thermostat with the electric heater (common to 2001, 2002 and 2003 Rangers with the 4 cyl engines). I replaced...
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