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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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Brakes go to floor
One of the most common causes of the brake pedal going to the floor is a loss of brake fluid. Generally, this is easy to detect due to the fact that there is usually brake fluid leaking on the ground...
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Coolant temperature gauge does not move at all. 1998 Ford Ranger
Hi there - most likely the coolant temperature sensor (for the gauge, not the coolant sensor that drives the fuel injection - there are usually two) is toast. This can be checked with an ohm meter. A reading of 2K...
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What's the ever age price to replace a waterpump on a 01 ford ranger?
Hi...it takes roughly 2 hours to remove and replace a water pump on the 2001 Ranger. You can multiple that (2 hours) by your local labor charges to obtain the total labor cost. The cost of the pump itself will...
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radiator went out and now then engine wont start. 2000 Ford Ranger
Hello - if the engine was overheated long enough, there could have been mechanical failure internally as well - beyond a blown head gasket. With your higher mileage, anything from the engine "jumping time", to a broken piston from hot...
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Problem with the coolant temperature gauge.
Hi there. The temperature gauge is not grounding out to the vehicle chassis. Try putting an additional wire on the housing of the temperature gauge and grounding it to the chassis. If this has no effect, then the gauge is...
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Engine Burning Oil
If the engine did not have excessive oil consumption prior to the repair, the rings are not likely to presently be the cause of excessive oil consumption unless you have somehow ruined the rings "overnight". There are two principal possibilities....
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rattling noise coming from the engine.
Check to see if the rattling noise happens when revving the engine up and holding the throttle at around 2500 rpm's. If there is no noise but only happens when driving, then there could be a heat shield that is...
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My truck runs but if you shut it off when it's hot it won't start until it cools
Hello, You have covered many of the typical culprits of this kind of problem, however you may also want to check the mass air flow sensor to be sure it is clean and working properly. A malfunctioning MAF sensor can...
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Dash lights are out on my Ford Ranger.
Check the ground wiring under the dashboard to see if it is loose. A loose or broken wire will cause electrical issues with the dash lights and cigarette lighter to not work. If you need further assistance with your electrical...
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When vehilcle gets to 60mph or more it sputters / (small backfires) in the exhaust along with increased valve clatter, heating up.
It sounds like the engine is getting starved for fuel above 60 mph. I would first try and test for any codes in computer and then if no codes then check fuel pressure to see if it is normal. If...
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No drive or revere
Hi There, There are a number of things that may cause this to happen. The fluid pump may be broken or the input shaft could be stripped. The torque converter may have a broken roller clutch inside. A clogged fluid...
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I have a ford ranger 2001 can I use a 1999 fuel filter on it?
You will need to verify the fuel filter matches the outside dimension with the filter you purchased. There was a filter change in mid year so you may have the wrong filter you purchased.
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Truck made a metalic squeal and will start but won't run
Hi there. It is possible not only that the serpentine belt need to be replaced, but the pulley's as well. The metallic sound on start-up might be the alternator or the starter that has been damaged. I would recommend that...
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coolant replacement
Hello. The radiator cap for your particular vehicle can be purchased a part store like Advanced Auto or AutoZone. The radiator cap should cost about 8 to 15 dollars. The Duralast and Dorman radiator cap listed at AutoZone should fit...
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After a loud metalic squeal, truck will start but won't run.
Hello. If there is an issue with the drive belt, the engine will start but not run, exactly like you are describing. The issue is either coming from the drive belt not proving power to the rest of the engine,...
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High Pitched Squealing
Hi there. The old wives tale of putting water on a serpentine belt actually is true. The water creates a temporary shift in weight distribution and can reduce the squealing noise. My suspicion is that your belt is probably fine,...
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Iat sensor
Hi there. You might find this article we've written and posted here on our website very helpful in helping to diagnose an intake air temperature sensor. The component is called either an IAT (Intake Air Temperature) or Air Change Temperature...
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Where is the passenger airbag disabled?
The vehicle does not come standard with a switch to deactivate the passenger side airbag. In order to be able to do that, an Airbag Deactivation Switch must be installed. Contact your local Ford dealer's service department to have it...
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Do u have to remove the timing belt for remove the valve cover? 1994 Ford Ranger 2.3L
Hello - normally, no. The valve cover gasket can be replaced without getting into the timing belt components. Having said that, replacing the valve cover gasket is a great opportunity to make sure the cam seal isn't leaking oil onto...
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Can someone please describe the steps to changing the hose assembly and o rings on 2000 Ford Ranger?
Hi there. Trying to describe this process is very difficult on our platform, as imagery is best to help articulate some of the parts and tools used. It would be best for you to either search online for a video,...

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