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Forum: General Tech 11-16-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By mecman99
passenger assist handle bolt size

SOLVED !!! does anyone know what size socket is needed to remove the hex screws that hold the handles on the windshield pillar. I have tried what should work and nothing seems to fit to take them...
Forum: Electrical Tech 11-20-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By mecman99
Re: Windshield Fluid Pump

I would suggest you PM me if you need help I don't come here often . That being said the switch and gem control the coil pins 1 & 2 (aka the click) the load is 3 and 5 with 5 as the key hot pin. As...
Forum: Electrical Tech 11-13-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By mecman99
Re: Windshield Fluid Pump

do a voltage drop test across the relay pins 3 and 5 for the washer both activated and not see what it says should be very close to zero when it is activated.
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-14-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By mecman99
Re: Power Locks/Remote Start

some RS kits have KE built in to hook up to your existing power locks. All you would need to do is install the lock parts and use the RS fob to work the locks couple of relays and latches your good...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 03-26-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,970
Posted By mecman99
Re: Front brakes locking up

ok on a 2000 and this is why the year is important there are two systems available. Rabs and optionally 4abs so if in fact you do have only Rabs there's no way ABS is locking up the frt wheels. I...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 03-21-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,970
Posted By mecman99
Re: Front brakes locking up

you would wouldn't you and crazy as I am as of late I would think anyone who expects and wants help, and NEEDS accurate and applicable information, would at bare minimum give the year so we have just...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 03-05-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,156
Posted By mecman99
Re: Ranger with trans problem

My approach is at 190k the trans has pretty much had its life expectancy. Since you really have no way of knowing if it is local or highway driving and that makes a big difference. If you buy it...
Forum: General Tech 02-20-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,829
Posted By mecman99
Re: My truck is getting horrible gas mileage

Well i don't know about running every 5 seconds BUT I do know it is always on in defrost. It does not run in panel only, floor only, and off. All other settings use the AC. The MAX AC position...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 12-20-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By mecman99
Re: Switched ACC power

I don't know what you searched for but "no switched power available on this truck" is simply incorrect. easiest places are switch at the base of the steering column or SJB.
Forum: General Tech 02-22-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,893
Posted By mecman99
Re: Input or throwout bearing? Sounds like pebbles in transmission.

well I don't know how to tell you this but he's correct. While it may "spin" in mass with the pressure plate, clutch disk, flywheel and input shaft it is not working as a bearing. That only happens...
Forum: Electrical Tech 02-18-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By mecman99
Re: Ranger 2011 XLT Fog Lamps

from the factory ...correct
Forum: Electrical Tech 02-18-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By mecman99
Re: Ranger 2011 XLT Fog Lamps

I have a 2011 xlt also and mine are the same way
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 12-07-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By mecman99
Re: 4r44e to 4r55e/5r55e?

44E rated 440 ft lbs torque used with 4 cyl and 3.0 v6

55E rated 550 ft lbs torque used with 4.0 v6

E means electronic shift
Forum: Electrical Tech 11-17-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,368
Posted By mecman99
Re: Problem with 1 cruise control pod

look for a open neg on the side not working probably in the ribbon cable.
Forum: Electrical Tech 07-12-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By mecman99
Re: Odd Starting Problem

ok first off its not my information its FORDS. So a Ford TSB is wrong Ford's wiring diagram is wrong Ford's service manual is wrong and a Ford factory trained mechanic is wrong because you owned one...
Forum: Electrical Tech 07-12-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By mecman99
Re: Odd Starting Problem

AS you can see not ALL 99's had pats since they drew the print with and without.. but his does..

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/members/mecman99/albums/dia/78533-pats.jpg




"PATS will kill...
Forum: Electrical Tech 07-12-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By mecman99
Re: Odd Starting Problem

When the correct key is turned to the on position PATS should light the normally flashing anti theft light solid on for 3 to 5 seconds and then go out and STAY out.

IF its flashing or on solid...
Forum: Electrical Tech 04-12-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,652
Posted By mecman99
Re: FUEL PUMP FUSE NIGHTMARE! 1994 2.3 5 speed

there are two connections from the fuel pump relay to the PCM one is coil control. The other is through the fuse to the PCM and also the fuel pump shut off switch.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 07-02-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,783
Posted By mecman99
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 07-01-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,783
Posted By mecman99
Re: hard to put my ranger into first gear and grinds when trying to engage into rever

I see reading comprehension isn't your strong suit is it..
and i said lazy OR stupid look at which you choose..
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 07-01-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,783
Posted By mecman99
Re: hard to put my ranger into first gear and grinds when trying to engage into rever

"I had my own thread for this as well but I assume you whined to a moderator to get it deleted?"

you flatter yourself.. god are you stupid I didn't start the name calling YOU did AH read my...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 07-01-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,783
Posted By mecman99
Re: hard to put my ranger into first gear and grinds when trying to engage into rever

hey DUDE so you think that's attitude.. well let me show you attitude. MY truck works fine YOUR the one who needs help not me. I told you weeks ago HOW TO CHECK IT !! your either too lazy or too...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-30-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,783
Posted By mecman99
Re: hard to put my ranger into first gear and grinds when trying to engage into rever

ok..
pivot = pilot
bushing = bearing
NOT in the trans its in the back of the crankshaft :banghead:
AKA pilot bearing..
Forum: General Tech 05-23-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,357
Posted By mecman99
Re: getting fuel and spark but no start

if all else fails see if you can get him to check the compression. even if it just skipped a tooth or two the compression is usually crap across the board. just a thought..
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-17-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,743
Posted By mecman99
Re: Clutch wont disengage

well guess that makes us the weird ones because I have seen it many times also. It doesn't have to held tight just enough drag to spin it real nice to cause all kinds of problems. FYI this isn't "...
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