Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts!

Go Back   Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts! >
Forgot Password? Join Us!

Welcome to Ford Ranger Forum

Showing results 1 to 25 of 41
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: snatiep
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-20-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,120
Posted By snatiep
Exclamation Headlights not working?

Hello Everyone,

This morning I noticed my headlights were not working, neither the low beams or the high beams.

The side marker lights, turn signals, brake lights, all work fine. It's just the...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-29-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,239
Posted By snatiep
Transmission cross member removal.

Hello Everyone,

I have a 1996 Ranger, 2.3L, 5 speed manual, 2 wheel drive.

I might have to drop my transmission soon and have a question about removing the transmission crossmember.

I have...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-29-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 744
Posted By snatiep
Exclamation Clutch, master, or slave problem???

Hello Everyone,

My truck left me stranded the other morning. It was -18F.

Its a 1996 Ranger, 2.3L, 5 speed manual, 2 wheel drive.

As I was shifting I could feel the clutch engaging little by...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-23-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By snatiep
Exclamation Clutch slips only when very cold outside?

Hello Everyone,

A few weeks ago when it was -25F outside, after driving about 10 miles my clutch started slipping badly. I limped it home and let it sit in the driveway until the weather warmed...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-02-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,429
Posted By snatiep
Re: Clutch pedal hard as a rock?

If water did get in there somehow and started to freeze, would that account for the clutch slipping before the pedal became "stuck"?

Thanks again for all of the help and comments!
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-01-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,429
Posted By snatiep
Re: Clutch pedal hard as a rock?

Thanks for the help.

I don't know if anything could be frozen. I started it up that morning and drove it for about 15 minutes just fine before the clutch started slipping.

I limped it home and...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-01-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,429
Posted By snatiep
Exclamation Clutch pedal hard as a rock?

Hello Everyone,

Last week while driving to work the clutch in my 1996 Ranger, 2x2, 2.3L, 5 speed manual began slipping badly. I quickly nursed it home and parked it in the driveway. I don't know...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 05-22-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 469
Posted By snatiep
Air Bag code 44?

Hello Everyone,

After days of pouring rain here in Minnesota my '96 Ranger decided to throw an Air Bag warning light, Code 44, "Right Radiator Crash Sensor Not Mounted to Vehicle Properly"

I...
Forum: General Tech 04-30-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,182
Posted By snatiep
Re: Parking Brake cable connector?

Just the connector, the clip that holds the front parking brake cable to the rear cable, just forward of the photo you posted.

The photo you posted also has the connector on one end that has to be...
Forum: General Tech 04-30-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,182
Posted By snatiep
Question Parking Brake cable connector?

Hello Everyone,

I'm going to replace the two rear parking brake cables on my 1996 ford ranger, 2x4, reg. cab.

Does anyone have any tips for disconnecting the front cable from the rear cable...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-29-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,949
Posted By snatiep
Re: Temp gauge

Are you looking for this part:

http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/moreinfo.php?pk=819211&cc=1138081

Or this one?:
...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-19-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,287
Posted By snatiep
Question Idle Air Control Valve???

Hi Everyone!

My '96 Ranger 2.3L engine likes to race at idle every once in a while.

It's a manual transmission.

I have taken the IAC off and cleaned it with carb cleaner and it still doesn't...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 11-19-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 763
Posted By snatiep
Question bad coils?

Hello Everyone,

My '96 Ranger 2.3L had developed a miss, mostly at idle. I'm suspecting an ignition coil.

I tested between the 3 terminals on the connectors and had .5 ohms.

Between the plug...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 11-16-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By snatiep
Re: Timing belt replaced, now cylinder #3 is dead?

When I was driving it when it died there were no check engine lights on. The engine purred like a kitten.

Now that the mechanic has had it running while missing, I'm not sure if there are any...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 11-16-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By snatiep
Question Timing belt replaced, now cylinder #3 is dead?

Hello Everyone,

Last week on my way home from work my 1996 Ranger 2.3L suddenly died. Instantly. It has 150,000 miles on it.

I had it towed to our local mechanic and was told the timing belt...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 08-18-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 768
Posted By snatiep
Question 96 2.3L muffler replacement?

The muffler on my ranger is finally starting to rattle a bit and it's bugging me. It is the original welded on muffler. If I go buy a replacement muffler and cut the old one off, will the new...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-28-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,920
Posted By snatiep
Re: Fuel Tank Strap replacement?

I'm thinking (or hoping!) that since the rear strap has broke off, if I support the tank with a floor jack and a board, that if I just loosen the front strap maybe that would be just enough to be...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-28-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,920
Posted By snatiep
Fuel Tank Strap replacement?

Hello Everyone,

When I got home from work tonight I noticed the rear fuel tank strap has finally rusted through and broke.

I bought 2 new ones from Napa and need some advice on how to replace...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 12-06-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,987
Posted By snatiep
Re: '94 2.3 T-Stat

My '96 does the same exact thing. Plenty warm in the cab but the temp gauge on the dash hardly makes it up to the normal range.

I replaced the thermostat and it is pretty simple. The toughest...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 10-05-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,308
Posted By snatiep
Re: Axle play.

where can I buy a c-clip? My 2x2 ranger has the 7.5" 3.45 ratio rear end

Thanks for the help?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 10-05-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,308
Posted By snatiep
Re: Axle play.

If the play is more than 1/8", would replacing the rear wheel bearings fix this?
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-25-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By snatiep
Re: noisy new drum brake shoes?

The old shoes were not worn down enough to touch the rivets yet so I'm not sure how the drums got the slight grooves.

I did use brake cleaner on the drums and shoes to clean the grease off of...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-24-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By snatiep
Re: noisy new drum brake shoes?

Thanks rockwerks! I didn't even check whether the brake shoes I bought were semi metallic or not.

Here is a link to the shoes I bought:
...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-24-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By snatiep
Question noisy new drum brake shoes?

Hello Everyone!

The other day I replaced the rear drum shoes in m 1996 ranger, 2 wheel drive.

Is it unusual for them to be "noisy" until broken in? By noisy I mean it sounds similar to a noisy...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-19-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,362
Posted By snatiep
Question Spark Knock problem???

Hello Everyone!

Recently my check engine light came on and one of the coil packs had to be replaced. I went to the junk yard and got 2 "new" coil packs and my truck runs and idles like a champ.
...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 41