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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 11-01-2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,160
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: The never ending P0171 lean code 97 2.3l ranger

manny2294 You have spent way too much time and money installing parts and not enough time that I can tell with basic diagnostics.

At least you did not tell us about the diagnostics you performed...
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-31-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: P0401 this is KILLING ME!!

I am pretty sure I already told you how to fix this issue.

This problem should not have taken more than two hours to complete all the pin point test if you have to go all the way to the end of the...
Forum: Off Topic 10-27-2017, 03:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,904
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: Creepy to know they are watching you.

Since this site has so little traffic I posted the contest on another ranger forum. ( sorry )
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-27-2017, 03:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: V8 swapped ranger smashed!

I am glad you are OK, I wonder when you purchased the truck or did the swap to the V8 did you call your insurance company and inform them of the V8 installation?

Did they agree to cover the truck...
Forum: Off Topic 10-27-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,904
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: Creepy to know they are watching you.

I got my scan tool I did a review on it then gave it away in a contest that one person entered LOL.
Forum: Site Announcements, Comments and Suggestions 10-22-2017, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: shifter

You will have to check everything from the shifter to the transmission to find out what may have loosened up. Several threads mention a bracket at the shifter with two T30 bolts that tend to loosen...
Forum: Site Announcements, Comments and Suggestions 10-22-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,153
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: red page

A real FRF.com member and contributor would buy a Vinyl cutting machine to make newly designed FRF stickers for us.

Then this assume member that could be you would lead a army of Computer...
Forum: Interior Tech 10-17-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: Door lock actuator interfering with door ajar switch

If you look up the door parts for your truck on the Ford parts website, you will see there are a few options for a door latch depending on the model year cut off.

I am thinking you have a door...
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-17-2017, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: P0401 this is KILLING ME!!

A pin point test is a series of test that are completed because of a symptom or stored trouble code or both.

It is a series of diagnostic test done in order that lead you down a diagnostic flow...
Forum: Off Topic 10-17-2017, 04:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,588
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: How many members got a PM from Ella ?

Your welcome, yeah this site is dead yet the other ford ranger forum seems to have picked up the traffic.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-16-2017, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: Too wide clearance on exhaust valve,won't close

OK what caused you to pull the heads and lap the valves to start with?

Did you have low compression to start with on that cylinder?

If the exhaust valve on #2 cylinder does not close you would...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 10-16-2017, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: Engine Oil Flush - Milkshake after Cracked Heads

In the past when dealing with blown head gaskets and contaminated oil I would remove the drain plug and oil filter ( with the heads still off ), I would fill a new inexpensive oil filter with fresh...
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-16-2017, 02:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: P0401 this is KILLING ME!!

Do you have a new motor or used engine or rebuilt engine?

Your choices are to get a factory service manual and diagnose the trouble code with the appropriate pin point test for the trouble code,...
Forum: Electrical Tech 10-15-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: Is it my starter or something else?

When you encounter a fastener that your current tools will not allow you to install properly, the thing to do is find or make the correct tool that will work.

At no point is it a good idea or...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-15-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,130
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: Brand new head ticks ideas?

Did you buy a bare head without the valves and springs? or did it come complete with the camshaft, valves springs,shims ETC ?
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-13-2017, 02:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,589
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: How much PAG oil to put in replacement AC compressor

From Alldata for a 2002 2.3 ranger your should be the same.

AUTION: During normal A/C operation, oil is circulated through the system with the refrigerant, and a small amount is retained in each...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 10-13-2017, 02:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,337
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: Clunking noise over bumps

If the truck made the same noise in the recent past that turned out to be a loose bolt, I would suspect the same thing again.

My first inspection would be to the brakes, If I found the same bolt...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 10-13-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,377
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: Hissing noise from the intake?

I would not be so quick to remove a part that may or may not be the cause of your problem.

You need to verify the source of the leak. ( it could be just a vacuum line )

If you find the leak is...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-13-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: What pins do I need to jump on the diagnostic plug to get DTCs..?

On a 2000 you do not use jumper wires to pull codes. you will need a code reader.
Forum: General Tech 10-02-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: Get it Wet and your Warranty Is Void...

That pretty much sucks, I had to read The Owner manual which directed me to a general several part series on operating a winch before it shows you should never submerge the winch in water.
...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-02-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,607
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: No Crank No Start No Fun

One thing I did was look through Alldata to see if there are any other Pin Point test you could run and i found one that specifically covers vehicle does not start.

If you look at the pictures you...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-02-2017, 03:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,660
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: Steering wheel wobble

You cannot expect a shop to do their job properly the first time so you have to set them up for success.

Before heading out to get new tires if you have old wheels, take off all four tires and...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-02-2017, 02:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,607
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: No Crank No Start No Fun

Since you have a way of programming the keys, I would start by doing the wiggle test with your meter connected in test 5 if the resistance does not change during the wiggle test I would try and...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-01-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,607
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: No Crank No Start No Fun

I would say if the values change drastically with a new PCM then I would say for sure yes at minimum you would need a PCM.

But disconnecting the PCM during this test is not part of the diagnostic...
Forum: General Tech 10-01-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By EaOutlaw1969
Re: Can I drive 500+ miles like this?

Plan A, Park the ranger get rid of the tags and insurance on the ranger
Say thank you to your parents for the the other car, Fix up the Ranger as you can afford to.

Plan B you can be happy...
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