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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-30-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,255
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: truck won't go over 45

Does your truck still have the Catalytic converter installed ??
If so ,hook up a vacuum gauge and let us know what the reading is, should be a steady reading anywhere between 17 to 22Hg at idle. If...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-29-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: Govenor

He just thought he was in a Mustang with Ranger emblems on the fenders:rolleyes:
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-29-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,286
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: Rangers are hub centric??

All ford stock STEEL wheels are lug centric (tapered lugnuts) If your custom wheels have flat lugnuts then I would say you need the rings,,,,
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-29-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,442
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: Trouble with changing rotors on a 1995 Ranger XLT 4wd

I pretty sure this is how a 94' is too...The video shows the socket that XLT was talking about...Also in the video it shows him re-using the bearing seal, DON'T do that!!! they're cheap , get a new...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-27-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: Blown plug question on a 2.3 Duratec

The way I would repair this problem is to remove the head and take it too a machine shop and have them rebuild the head and put "HeliCoils" on ALL the plug holes, That thread repair was not done...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 06-27-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: What have I got going on????

There is a tool that you may be able to rent from your local Autozone or O'relly's that will pressurize the cooling system and let you see if it holds pressure, if it doesn't you'll see coolant...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-25-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,091
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: I give up

Without knowing anything about your truck it's VERY hard to help you. That said ,in general the ECU rarely go's bad except if you did something stupid like hooking up jumper cables backwards.

If...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-23-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,389
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: What is this part: Power Loss Edition

The engine has to be warmed up for this test to be 100% effective, although the Throttle Position Sensor Test is done with the engine off. So if the engine is completely cold... start’er up and...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-23-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,389
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: What is this part: Power Loss Edition

Make sure you don't have a vacuum leak around where the TPS and MAF mount too, This can have you chasing your tail looking for a leak down steam...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-23-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,389
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: What is this part: Power Loss Edition

P1121: Throttle position sensor inconsistent with MAF sensor ....Test the TPS and clean the MAF,,,A bad TPS is going to screww with you!!!
In fact it's possible that's it's causing the "LEAN"...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-21-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 978
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: 2011 ranger starting problem

This ^^^ Canada has the same warranty as the US. Go to you Ford dealer.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-21-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: What am i doing wrong???

This video shows you how it should be done on ALL automatics!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Oq0bZbCv_g

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This is the video that I was posting, I have no idea how the other one...
Forum: Trucks 06-21-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: A very rare Zimmerman Ranger

That truck is FREAKING SWEET:eek:
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-21-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: What the ****???

Did you read my first post??
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-20-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: What the ****???

With the engine off are you getting battery voltage on the large B+ wire on the Alternator. That wire go's to the battery through a large fuse, if you don't have battery voltage then you have a blown...
Forum: Western Region 06-20-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: Stanton pick you part

I was just out at Ecology Auto parts out at Santa Fe Springs this weekend and there was ZIP...
Wasn't looking for anything special, just scouting/recon
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-19-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 871
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: 5R55E Shifts into gear, but no drive

In my 40yrs experiance with automatics I can tell you a complete rebuild is needed.
That "metal flour" you found in not a good sign, that's clutch and band material and some of it has found it's way...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-16-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,869
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: Chugging at low rpm ....... please help

They may work mechanically but is it SENDING a signal to the ECM that it's working, that's the question...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 06-15-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: code po500 problem

If I'm not mistaken, on a four wheel drive there's a VSS on the transfer case near the rear shaft side. The other sensor on the rearend is just for ABS...
Forum: General Tech 06-15-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,160
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: Fuel pressure problem

This could be something as simple as the gas cap not venting and there's vacuum building up in the tank and the pump can't overcome it but I would think that the pressure / vacuum sensor in the tank...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-15-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,869
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: Chugging at low rpm ....... please help

Let us know how it go's.........
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-14-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,869
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: Chugging at low rpm ....... please help

The first thing you need to address is to get the Intake runner manifold control valve fixed/repaired ,This is probably 90% of your problem. The system controls the intake runner length for peak...
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-13-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: Gas Cap Icon driving me nuts!

You might want to have your cap tested, if it checks out good you may have a hose that's loose or cracked in the "Evap" system ,there's a sensor in the gas tank that detects pressure / vacuum in the...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-11-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,982
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: Can bus

Now the question makes sense. Wasn't aware of this warning system, too cool!!
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-10-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By Rangerman49
Re: Can't pull CEL code

If the scanner powered up then you have have 12v power going to the OBD port.
You might want to go to a different AutoZone and use the scanner there.
Make sure your OBD connector doesn't have pins...
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