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Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-28-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,734
Posted By RangerSteve
So, does anyone know what a "normal" mixture...

So, does anyone know what a "normal" mixture is?
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-28-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,734
Posted By RangerSteve
What do I clean the throttle body and MAF with? ...

What do I clean the throttle body and MAF with? Where can I get Seafoam?
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-28-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,734
Posted By RangerSteve
There arent any sheetz around here but i do...

There arent any sheetz around here but i do always put 87 in it.

No MODS its all stock top to bottom.
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-28-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,734
Posted By RangerSteve
Running Lean-Whats normal?

I have been chasing a misfire in #6 for a while now so invested in a code reading and software program and it says my banks are running as follows...about 200F at Idle...Short Term 1 is the only bank...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-28-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,563
Posted By RangerSteve
Running Lean, whats normal?

I have been chasing a misfire in #6 for a while now so invested in a code reading and software program and it says my banks are running as follows...about 200F at Idle...Short Term 1 is the only bank...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-28-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,563
Posted By RangerSteve
So if I magically get rid of the misfire by, for...

So if I magically get rid of the misfire by, for example, putting a new spark plug in cylinder 6 will it stay in limp mode? Is it in limp mode now anyways? It Idles just like it should when it's...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-27-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,563
Posted By RangerSteve
Burnt Valve?

I noticed a clicking/tapping noise from the bottom of the motor, could this be a burnt valve?
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-27-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,563
Posted By RangerSteve
Did you repair the valve yourself?

Did you repair the valve yourself?
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-25-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 16,877
Posted By RangerSteve
Code P0306 Cylinder 6 misfire.......

Any common faults for this?
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-24-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,303
Posted By RangerSteve
Coolant Leak-Where?

These are photos of my coolant leak on the left side and upper right side of the engine. I am trying to determine if it is the Hose, Timing cover gasket, water pump gasket, any combination of the...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-24-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,662
Posted By RangerSteve
New PICS

These are photos of my coolant leak on the upper right side. I am trying to determine if it is the Hose, Timing cover gasket, water pump gasket, any combination of the three or possibly even...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-23-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,106
Posted By RangerSteve
Could be the pesky DPFE...get the code read.

Could be the pesky DPFE...get the code read.
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-22-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,866
Posted By RangerSteve
so do these hoses need to be the same diameters...

so do these hoses need to be the same diameters or can I just get close to it?
Forum: 2.9 Liter Tech 02-22-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,309
Posted By RangerSteve
Timing Cover Gasket Replacement

I have yet to determine exactly where the leak is coming from but I think it is the timing cover gasket or maybe even a head gasket. I have been seeing a little water coming out of my exhaust and...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-22-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,662
Posted By RangerSteve
I'll take a look at that. But I'm wondering if...

I'll take a look at that. But I'm wondering if my timing cover gasket is bad, can coolant leak from there?
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-22-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,866
Posted By RangerSteve
I did disconnect the battery but only for about...

I did disconnect the battery but only for about 2-3min. The first time I did it itstayed off for about 20 miles. The second time it was less than ten. I'm leaving it be for now until i get my code...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-22-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,866
Posted By RangerSteve
I still have no idea what youre talking...

I still have no idea what youre talking about...like time it as in ignition timing? What would a DPF EGR sensor have to do with timing?
Forum: Interior Parts 02-21-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Want to Buy: Scan Tool/Code Reader
Views: 857
Posted By RangerSteve
Scan Tool/Code Reader

Can anyone recommend a scan tool to buy? Nothing super sophisticated but not the cheapest junk out there either. Thanks!
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-21-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,662
Posted By RangerSteve
Nope. Pulley is good. I have been chasing this...

Nope. Pulley is good. I have been chasing this squeal for months now and all the sudden I have a pretty nasty leak from around the water pump...not real sure what to do though. I feel like there...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-21-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,662
Posted By RangerSteve
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-21-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,662
Posted By RangerSteve
not sure where my pics are...

not sure where my pics are...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-21-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,662
Posted By RangerSteve
Water Pump Failure?

So, is this my whole water pump needing to be replaced or it just a gasket? I have been trying to eliminate a squeaky belt problem is this the possible culprit?
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-21-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,866
Posted By RangerSteve
Time it? What do you mean?

Time it? What do you mean?
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-21-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,433
Posted By RangerSteve
I would pay no more than $500 bucks for that. ...

I would pay no more than $500 bucks for that. Have you really driven it or does the guy just say it runs and drives fine?
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-21-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,866
Posted By RangerSteve
Are you happy with yours? I if I can get...

Are you happy with yours? I if I can get something for just $30 bucks I may do that. Does it do what you need it to do? Whats the model?
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