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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Ford Ranger
The The 2011 Ford Ranger offers affordable pricing with excellent styling. It is a compact pickup that is both inexpensive to operate and own. The vehicle is capable of going off-road while still being able to tow 1,600 to 3,100...

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When in high RPMs engine drops in power and feels like it’s misfiring
A real time scanner is necessary to look at actual engine operating data and that will usually reveal enough clues to pinpoint the fault. Although the throttle control system is a common trouble area with reduced power or loss of...
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I have 2003 ford ranger 4wd, 150K miles. A month ago, i had the battery, fuel filter and fuel pump replaced. Yesterday it would no
Starters sometimes develop "bad spots" on the armature (of the starter motor). That causes intermittent, unreliable operation just like what you are experiencing. The problem is easily diagnosed and the solution can be implemented at the same time (install a...
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Starting a engine without transmission installed
If the starter bolts to the transmission bell housing, that component would have to be re-installed. If the starter bolts to the engine block, then you can use the starter as is to start the engine. However, it is likely...
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1992 Ford Ranger 2.3 l 5 speed manual swap to 302 Ford with 5-speed manual but engines from 1981 is it do able
The swap is possible but it is impractical especially if you intend to register the vehicle for use on public roads. The alteration in weight will require suspension/alignment modifications that will have to be engineered. Even prior to doing this...
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I have a 2000 Ford Ranger with a blown head gasket. I put some thing called fiberlock that is a head gasket
Darlene: It is a fable. The only approved repair for a head gasket leak on your vehicle, according to the exhaustive instructions provided by Ford Motor Company in the Factory Service Manual, is to remove the old gasket and replace...
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I have a transmission on a 95 ford ranger automatic and i can't find the spot for the speed sensor. Its not the stock tranny.
Hi Patrick. Thanks for the question today. Unfortunately, if this is not the OEM transmission, it's hard for us to tell you where the speed sensor is located - since we don't know the identity of the transmission.
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Transmission is missing output shaft speed sensor port
The problem in performing a bypass is it is illegal in all jurisdictions to bypass, or modify, any vehicle component for the express purpose of defeating mandated emissions testing. If the output shaft in the two transmissions is identical (including...
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Wheel bearing
Wheel bearings can be difficult to locate which of the four is making the noise. I've spent to much time crawling around a car while another technicians drives attempting to figure out which bearing is making the noise. You can...
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Vibration
Shaking at high speeds is often times related to tires that may be out of balance, low on air, potentially a badly aligned front end or failing suspension components or ball joints. When any of these things are not geometrically...
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Turn signals not working
Unfortunately, there can be a few different reasons as to why your turn signals are not working on your Ford Ranger. The most common reason to inspect first is the fuse box. You will want to look for any fuses...
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Truck will crank but will not start
The best way to approach a starting issue like this is to break it down and start with one system at a time. Keep it as simple as possible. If you have not already checked for spark, you will want...
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Truck not shifting out of Park
The shift lock requires the brakes to be pushed in order to get the vehicle out of Park. The brake lights need to be checked to see if they work; the brake switch and wire connector to the switch may...
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Truck keeps stalling
Your vehicle having an idle issue is likely due to an air leak in the intake system or a sensor. Diagnosis of this problem is difficult on your year and model of truck. Finding the issue may be quick or...
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Truck does not start
Hi. If the engine cranks normally but doesn't start, most likely the engine is not getting fuel or spark. Just because you have fuel pressure from the pump doesn't mean that fuel is getting to the engine. In modern vehicle,...
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Truck cranks but wont start
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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Transmission Jerks
Have the drive shaft joints and rear axle pinion bearing checked to see if they have excessive play. Also, check to see if you have any broken motor or transmission mounts. This should help narrow down the problem for you....
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The fuel pump is not getting power
If your fuel pump is not getting power on the pink wire when you cycle the key, then you will need to trace the power circuit back to the power supply for the pump. First, check fuse number 23 in...
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Speedometer and odometer off
There are speedometer calibration tuners available for the Ranger. Hypertech makes one; it is typically used for calibrating for different-sized tires. According to Hypertech, this will correct the odometer reading as well.
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Shaking at high speeds.
Hello There, Shaking at high speeds is often times related to tires that may be out of balance, low on air, potentially a badly aligned front end or failing suspension components or ball joints. When any of these things are...
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Radiator is leaking
Hello. When a radiator is leaking, it is an issue which requires immediate attention. If you continue to drive under this condition, you will be running the risk of damaging other cooling system parts and ultimately, this could become very...

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