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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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Transmission shift hard 97 Ford ranger
Hi Ike. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually when the transmission shifts abruptly, it's due to an obstruction of debris inside the internal transmission hydraulic lines. This can be due to filter material wearing out and becoming trapped in the...
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Why is my automatic transmission piping out of gear?
What you are describing is often 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...
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my speedo odometer dome light wipers quit at one time door ajar allarm also on my 2001 ford ranger 2wd replace gem module wiper md
What you are describing is an electrical failure. If a whole series of circuits are dead, your only recourse is to test each circuit with the factory wiring diagram in hand. Occasionally, there will be a fault common to all...
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Grinding
Hello, thank you for writing in. A grinding noise when turning can come from the mechanical linkage that allows your steering wheel to turn the tires, or it can come from the hydraulic system that assists you in turning. Start...
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Codes 122 and 172 and high rpms and jerks when I let off the gas
The codes you are describing relate to the following: Code P0122 - the car's computer has detected that the TPS (throttle position sensor) is reporting too low a voltage. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the...
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94 ford rangers v-6 4.0 getting codes 122 /172 /522 idle high jerks on deceleration
Based on your description, I believe that there could be an issue with the throttle body. I would recommend having the throttle position sensor inspected as well to determine if it is working properly. Once the throttle body has been...
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Solenoids are bad
Hi Griffin. Thanks for submitting your question tonight. If you'd like to request an estimate to have one of our mobile mechanics come to your location and complete a shift solenoid replacement, simply click this link and enter your vehicle...
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Have smoke and fuel coming out of exhaust pipe
The pressure regulator is usually located on the fuel rail and is easily accessible. But I wouldn't change it unless you've done a fuel pressure test. There are a number of other things that could be wrong that would lead...
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What would cause a Ford Ranger to shake when the accelerator is pressed?
It's either motor mounts or an engine management fault (ignition, fuel, air induction, etc. but also including uneven cylinder compression and mechanical issues) or perhaps a combination of the two. The root cause(s) of the problem can be pinpointed if...
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1998 Ford Ranger 2.5L stalling when put into drive.
Your transmission has internal issues with the solenoids or the transmission is trying to go into reverse and forward gears at the same time stalling the engine. Have each of the codes tested to see if it is internal transmission...
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Acceleration problems
Hi there. It sounds like you may have a weak fuel pump or inadequate pressure/volume in the fuel system. Checking the pressure will require the use of a proper fuel pressure testing setup. Improper pressure/volume can leave the engine without...
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Replacing front wheel bearings on 2005 Ford Ranger. AutoZone is $120. On line it's 2 for $65. Is there a difference in quality?
Hi Jer. Thanks for writing in today. It really depends on which parts you are referring to specifically. Generally speaking, OEM replacement parts tend to be priced higher than aftermarket replacements. It also depends on who is selling the parts....
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Just replaced pressure plate and clutch disc wondering if it's possible that I put it in backwards would my truck still run
The clutch cannot be put in wrong. If you have are having problem with the clutch not releasing then you may have to pump the pedal up and down all the way down and up to to get the clutch...
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replaced ignition module/coil bc used to stall. Now car didn't start yesterday morning, but started fine today.1987Ranger.
Hi Jesus. There are two likely possibilities of your current problem. Either there is a loose electrical connection or ground from the recent replacement or the starting issue was not the ignition module you've replaced. I would double check all...
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Can a bad master cylinder cause the clutch to go out as if someone was riding it?
The fact that you have been driving the vehicle with the defective clutch master cylinder would not have caused the clutch problem if you would have had it fixed as soon as the problem was evident. The clutch was not...
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Should I change dirty burnt looking tranny fluid while on 2 week waiting list to get my clutch replaced?
Best practice is to replace the fluid entirely when the clutch is serviced. Typically, the drive axles have to be removed from the transmission to be able to get access to the transmission bell housing where the clutch is located....
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Why is clucth pedal going all the way to floor after getting new clutch master cylinder?
Hi Jaime. Thanks for writing in today. I am a bit confused about your situation. The clutch pedal is supposed to go all the way to the floor when pressed. However, it should have pressure on the clutch pedal as...
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My 89 ford ranger runs everything works but it will shut off and will not start again for day or two. Everyone says eec power rela
The problem sounds like the fuel pump or fuel pump relay is bad. If you turn on the key and the check engine light is on then the EEC relay is good. You should hear the fuel pump in the...
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1992 ford ranger 2.3 with 8 plugs. Firing order
Hi....the firing order for the 2.3 L engine that you are referring to is 1-4-3-2. If you desire assistance completing the work, please simply use YourMechanic's spark plug/wires service request page. If you request that service, the responding certified mechanic...

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