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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Ford Ranger
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...

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What's the thing call that connects your wheel to the putter tie ride and to the upper and lower ball joints
The part you are referring to is called the spindle. It connects the upper and lower control arms and connecting to the steering tie rod end. The brake caliper attaches to it also.
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Front brakes quit working
If you have brake fluid that is creamy looking then it is contaminated from the wrong fluid or water in the fluid. You may need to replace the master cylinder and reservoir along with any component that has any rubber...
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Feels like rideing on a ridged motorcycle
You could have seized shocks or binding suspension components. You may need to disconnect the shocks and check to see if the suspension moves freely or the shocks are binding the suspension. If after disconnecting the shocks the suspension does...
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Clutch wont disengage 1993 Ford Ranger
Hello - first off, yes, the clutch disc "spring side" faces the pressure plate. Second - several problem could be causing the clutch to fail to disengage. A frozen, or failing pilot bearing can cause the same symptom as a...
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How do you disable the passenger side airbag?
Hi there. Airbags are safety features for every vehicle, however, when having a child of 12 years of age and under including infants are required to have the airbag disabled to prevent injury. Check to see if there is a...
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Brakes
With the brake light being on for over a year and not knowing why the light is on you should have a complete brake inspection done. You may be low on brake fluid due to worn brakes in the front...
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clutch problems
Hi there. The first thing I'd do is double check the clutch pedal and linkage to ensure it's properly aligned and adjusted. Sometimes when installing a new master cylinder or internal clutch component, the linkage or release point of the...
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Can I wash the engine
You can use an engine cleaner spray such as GUNK engine cleaner to soak on the cool or mildly warm engine and then rinse it down using only a low pressure hose. If you use a high pressure hose it...
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Can I swap steering columns? 1996 FORD Ranger
Hello - Probably not. The model was redesigned for 1993, and it's likely the steering column changed at that point. I would check with local recycle companies, and Ford Ranger internet forums for advice from others who may have faced...
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Engine will not build heat. New therm water pump clutch fan no difference
You will need to verify the actual engine temperature to see if the gauge is reading accurately. If the engine is not getting warm enough then the thermostat is not closing all the way or the ambient air temperature is...
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Uncontrollable shaking
Hello and thanks for writing in. 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...
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were is the can seal on a 2.3 ranger motor
Hi there. It's possible that your oil leak is coming from the timing cover gasket being damaged or the crankshaft seal. You can have professional mobile mechanic complete a fluid / oil leak inspection to pinpoint the source of your...
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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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Looking to upgrade shocks.
In most cases, a body lift should not affect the size of the shock needed. A suspension lift on the other hand will change the mounting locations for the shocks, and therefore, a different sized shock would be necessary, due...
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driving home, went to shift, clutch wouldnt move.
Hello there, a variety of common issues will cause your clutch pedal to not engage with you 1999 Ford Ranger. If the clutch pedal is not able to be pushed at all the problem is likely mechanical as hydraulic issues...
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Cranks but wont start
If you are getting good spark to the spark plugs then you need to check the fuel pressure to the injectors to be above 35 to 45 psi. If you get good pressure and spark then check the injectors for...
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Battery not charging.
You have a direct short from the water entering into the circuit. In order to find it you will need to pull each major large fuse until you locate the major circuit that is shorting the battery power. Once you...
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Car will not move in any gear but 4th gear and makes noise.
Hi there. If the transmission will not move in any gear but 4th gear, then there is either an issue with the synchronizers or the transmission gears are damaged. First check the shifter rail and see if the forks are...
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Im having a really hard time shifting into any gear other than 5th in my truck. I have to use alot of force to shift into gear.
You need to have the hydraulic clutch checked to see if it is disengaging the clutch as it should. The clutch is not disengaging and is the cause of the gears not being able to be shifted. You may have...

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