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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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Engine stalls when accelerating from idle
Hi there - excellent work, I commend you on your diagnostic skills! Yes, based on your description and testing, I would agree that the fuel pressure regulator is the most likely candidate for this problem. Bear in mind that a...
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Wipers freezing on interval mode?
Hi there: What you've described is possibly caused by a worn out wiper motor or the wiper motor relay switch that has an electrical fault. The best way to know for certain and to reduce cost for unnecessary repairs, contact...
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My left tail light does not work.
You will need to check the bulbs and sockets in the left tail light. The wiring to this light for the tail light is spliced together with the right side. The left turn and brake lights go through the multifunction...
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Truck cranks but, doesnt start?
Hi there. From the description you have provided, you may have located the problem. The fuel trip button/inertia switch is the there to disable power to the fuel pump in the event of an accident. The connector being burnt may...
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Truck just quit while driving
With key in run position, the fuel pump should run momentarily to build pressure and then shut off. If the pump does run momentarily, preliminarily you can assume the fuel pump is supplying fuel. If the pump does not run...
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What can i do about vibration on 3.0 ford ranger? 2009 Ford Ranger
Hi - there could be several causes of this vibration and noise, depending on the conditions under which they occur. If simply cranking the engine produces noise and vibration, the motor or transmission mounts may have gone bad, and engine...
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clutch not fully engaging on ford ranger
Hi there. From the description you have provided, the clutch not fully engaging, is not likely to be an air bubble in the hydraulic system. Had the clutch not fully disengaged, would have led me to believe air in the...
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Question about inspection
This depends on what kind of inspection you are referring to and in what state this is being done. As you know, various states have different rules and requirements in term of the lighting required. Assuming you are referring to...
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Truck running very bad and I have a loss of electrical power.
Hi there. Before you decide to charge or replace the battery, check for a parasitic draw. To do this, remove the negative (-) battery cable from the battery and put a digital volt ohm meter (DVOM) on the battery cable...
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How many gallons of fuel does it take to crank my truck after running out of gas?
You need to have someone cycle the key on and off and on again while you open gas cap and listen to see if the fuel pump is turning on. You may have burned out the fuel pump and it...
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Does not idle when cold
When the engine is cold the engine needs to add more fuel to the engine. If the fuel injectors are dirty or you have carbon build up on the valves then this can cause the running problems. I recommend having...
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Serpentine belt snapped truck won't turn over
The belt most likely broke from a seized pulley. Turn each of the components and pulleys to see if one is binding, wobbles or does not turn without making noise. You will need to find the cause of the belt...
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I have a p0171 code.idle slightly rough and hesitant
The P0171 is a trouble code for a lean condition that may be caused by a vacuum leak or malfunctioning oxygen sensor. The vacuum leak is the most common cause for this type of code. The vacuum hoses and crankcase...
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Truck starts to hesitate under load
This may be related to low fuel pressure or potentially a failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to...
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Transmission problem?
This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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My car is making a humming noise when press the gas
Tires with irregular wear can cause a humming noise, just as wheel bearings or possible differential issues can. Here's a way to possible narrow it down. If the tires are making noise, they can be heard outside the vehicle. Making...
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My 91 Ford ranger is overheating I put new heater core and thermostat still doing same thing
There are several factors that can cause a vehicle to overheat. A clogged radiator, air pocket in the cooling system, malfunctioning cooling fan, failed water pump, and a blown head gasket are all possible causes. If it is necessary to...
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Alternator is not charging my battery while running.
It sounds like you may have already answered your own question. The aftermarket VAT1 alarm may be malfunctioning if you have to tap it to get the vehicle to start. This system may block the alternator from charging the battery....
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Heat issues
The first thing to check why it runs hotter at idle is to see if the coolant is full and there are no leaks. You may need to have a cooling system pressure test if system is low on coolant...
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How to remove plastic disks holding hood insulation
The hood insulation is held on by large push pins that ones are installed will break off tip that locks then in place when you try and remove them most of the time. You can try and use a wide...

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