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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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My truck selectively shifts hard
Hi there. From the description you provided, it seems you have more than one thing going on with your vehicle. The hard shifting, and the starting off in second and then jumping into first as you accelerate, could be a...
A lot of white smoke coming from exhaust smelling like oil
White smoke is generally a sign of a blown head gasket which is also associated with the car overheating. When the head gasket fails due to overheating, this can cause oil to get into the water passages in the engine...
Truck idles rough
This is a sign of a failing idle air control valve. This is a unit that is located on or near your intake manifold that monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into...
Brake problems
Hi, thanks for writing in. In order to determine if your brake lines are functioning properly I would recommend having a brake inspection performed by a certified technician. This inspection will be able to tell if your brake lines have...
Clutch problem??
If the clutch slave cylinder is leaking onto the clutch and you are getting low on fluid in the clutch hydraulic system, then you may be slipping due to the fluid getting on the clutch. You would need replace the...
Flashing check engine light - 2005 Ford Ranger
Hey there. You should probably have another look at your plugs and wires to see if the work was done correctly. Something may not be well connected causing an intermittent misfire. The Check Engine Light comes on steady when the...
Front CV drive shaft
Hello. The most important sign is when you drive there isn't any vibration. If the source of your question is due to a vibration and you suspect the drive shaft, the best way to check it is to put the...
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...
New clutch but vehicle just revs when put into gear
Hey there. The clutch is self-adjusting and after service the pedal should be pressed five times to set the pedal free travel. If the clutch still does not engage then you may have a defective clutch pressure plate if the...
Clutch pedal is staying down and doesn't disengage the transmission
The first thing to do is to check the clutch master cylinder to see if the cylinder is full and ensure that the cap vent is not blocked. If the fluid is full then check the clutch hydraulic system to...
oil gauge not working
This may be a couple of things. Start with checking the oil level to be sure that you are not low on oil. You may also have a leak somewhere, so you will also want to check for leaks under...
i cut off the roof
If you still have the windshield and install a roll bar then you should not have a problem, but if I were you I would check with local ordnance to make sure it is legal.
The truck is going through about a small bottle of power steering fluid a month. When it is low, it makes a whining noise
Your power steering pump may be leaking and will whine when it is low on fluid. You should locate the leak in the system before you condemn the power steering pump. You may have a leaking steering gear or power...
Throttle body problems
Hello. You need to hold the throttle body open and put the cleaner on a rag and rub inside the throttle body top and bottom where plate contacts and then clean the edges of the throttle plate. If after cleaning...
This vehicle is over 22 years old and this equates to only 4,000 miles per year on average. Even if it read 188,000 miles that would only be about 8,500 miles a year. The odds that the mileage is not...
Noise on motor
Hi, thanks for writing in. If the engine sucked in something that cannot pass the intake valve, then you can remove the intake to see if you can get out the metal from the valve with mechanical reach tool or...
Knocking noise
A handy and skilled technician can usually drill out and repair a broken bolt. but if the area has very limited access, some parts may need to be removed. If the knock is coming from the engine internals, there is...
No power - 2001 Ford Ranger
Hi there. If the truck starts when you jump it and the battery tests good, then the only thing it can be is bad cable connections at the battery. Try cleaning the connections before re-connection to the battery. If problem...
Check engine light at times and runs rough.
Hi, thanks for writing in. I would first check your fuel pressure to see if it's too low. Then, I would check your fuel filter-- it may be clogged. If that checks out, I recommend inspecting your ignition system, such...
P0750 code displayed
Hello. Once you have the pan off you can trace the blue wire with the green stripe to the correct solenoid. If you need help having the correct one repaired, an expert from YourMechanic can come to your location to...

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