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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 08-29-2018, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Re: Thermostat dropping temp randomly?

Opps I forgot to mention in my first post. I do in fact have the heater element in the thermostat. It's one of those weird things Ford did for only a couple years. Of course the thermostat...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 08-27-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Re: Thermostat dropping temp randomly?

UPDATED:

Talked with several ford techs and explained to them exactly what was happening. They stated this is normal. Depending on load and temp the computer will automatically trigger this type...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 08-10-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Re: Thermostat dropping temp randomly?

So this time around I drove without the AC thinking that perhaps it might not do it.

Got past the usual spot where I drive home where it normally happens by about a couple mins, more down the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 08-10-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Re: Thermostat dropping temp randomly?

Yea it's super weird. I do park in the shade when I am at my house under a tree and the truck points down hill slightly. At work it's in the sun for 8 hours on level ground. I will note that the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 08-09-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Re: Thermostat dropping temp randomly?

I wish it were like that but going from 220 'F all the way to 170' F just seems really strange. It never did this the previous 5 years of having the truck so it makes me believe there is some type...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 08-07-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Arrow Thermostat dropping temp randomly?

Have a bit of a weird issue/quirk going on...

I have an ultra gauge in the truck so I can monitor various things via the OBDii port. Engine temp is one of them. Since I have a 2001 it has a...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 06-27-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7,083
Views: 353,047
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Arrow Re: Random pics of your truck thread II

Is that a Maltese?
Looks like it from the back.


Here is our's: Pashmak after a bath and blow dry...

-Nigel
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 05-23-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13,399
Views: 491,836
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Arrow Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread IV

Did front brakes. Had a really bad shake at around 40mph when braking down to zero... Figured the front rotors were warped. I believe one was. The brake pads were fine but, decided to go with...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 05-01-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13,399
Views: 491,836
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Arrow Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread IV

Remote Start Success!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apgu5Vm6-bE

-Nigel
Forum: How-To Submissions 05-01-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,564
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Re: How To: Remote Start

SUCCESS!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apgu5Vm6-bE

-Nigel
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-30-2018, 03:44 AM
Replies: 13,399
Views: 491,836
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Arrow Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread IV

Installing a remote starter. Adding it to my Avital keyless entry. Install isn't bad. Took a little time to find certain wires, but... while I was taking stuff out/apart I said I need to address...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-26-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Re: Other ranger forums

I am on most of the ranger forums and also a lot of facebook ranger groups. I much prefer the forum style over facebook. To me it's much easier to view content on the forums and search for things...
Forum: General Tech 04-17-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Arrow Re: Need to change pitch/tone on horn

I like my supertones.. nice and loud AF.

-Nigel
Forum: Electrical Tech 04-17-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Re: Defroster turns on AC

I'm pretty sure with out trucks the AC comes on with all settings minus the all head setting or all feet setting. Everything else it comes on.

Not sure about your year (probably the same) but on...
Forum: How-To Submissions 04-17-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,564
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Arrow Re: How To: Remote Start

Actually have one question:



Why did you use the BLUE (-) 200mA STATUS OUTPUT goes to (-) BLUE/WHITE of PKALL 6-pin connector? When I posted on 12vforum I was informed I wouldn't use the 4-pin...
Forum: How-To Submissions 04-13-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,564
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Re: How To: Remote Start

I also posted on 12v forum and got some information. Once I get all my parts I will add to this thread since there isn't a lot of info on the remote starts.

This doesn't seem all that bad to be...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 04-09-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 7,083
Views: 353,047
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Arrow Re: Random pics of your truck thread II

Finally been driving it the last week. w00t w00t!

-Nigel
Forum: How-To Submissions 04-06-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,564
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Arrow Re: How To: Remote Start

YES thank you for this!!!

I finally got three working keys and always wanted remote start.

I am wondering however how my install is going to be difference since I installed an avital 2101...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-28-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Re: Speed Sensor???

hmm, welp that helps! It's funny I replaced a Raybestos sensor that I never had a problem with because it was old and the connector didn't fit right to an OEM ford one. Only to find out that the...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-27-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13,399
Views: 491,836
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread IV

YAY used FORScan to successfully program PATS on my 01'. I have had two keys with it when I bought it years ago. One would start the truck, the other didn't. Read up on how to do it on their forum...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-27-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Arrow Re: Speed Sensor???

You by chance wouldn't happen to know the rear axle sensor for a 2001 ranger? I ask and not to thread hijack because my ABS light came on intermittently and when I test the rear sensor by spinning...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-19-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13,399
Views: 491,836
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread IV

^
Yep.

I had to remove my bed liner, cover, bed rails and then the bed bolts. 4 of the bolts came out somewhat easily. The front two did not. I had to spray them with kroil for days before I...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-19-2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13,399
Views: 491,836
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Arrow Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread IV

Finally put the truck back together. It's been a while now.. I think since January since my fuel pump no start problem, and then I kept doing stuff to it while I had more and more things apart...lol...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-16-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 13,399
Views: 491,836
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Arrow Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread IV

FINALLY putting the truck back together...w00t w00t!

Hope to have it done today so I can drive it tomorrow.

-Nigel
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-02-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13,399
Views: 491,836
Posted By NewShockerGuy
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread IV

It's been a work in progress for two months now...lol It was rusty and nasty looking prior to this. I honestly only did all this since I have the bed off when I changed the fuel pump assembly. ...
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