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Forum: Ranger & B-Series Yesterday, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By tomw
I would suggest that if the heater core tubes...

I would suggest that if the heater core tubes protrude through the firewall, that would mean that the heater core itself is inside the cab. I do not own one to examine, but it should be pretty...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series Yesterday, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By tomw
From all I have read, it is easier to jack up the...

From all I have read, it is easier to jack up the bed than to drop the tank. Six torkx bolts, fuel filler neck and tail & license light connectors, two-person pick up and walk off, or raise with a...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By tomw
I posted: "If the pressure drops immediately, you...

I posted: "If the pressure drops immediately, you have a bad check valve or leaky injector(s)."
should have been:

If the pressure drops {ALMOST} immediately, you have a bad check valve or leaky...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series Yesterday, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Posted By tomw
I think you are on the right track. I'd bet the...

I think you are on the right track. I'd bet the after-market O-ring is just a slight bit smaller in its diameter, and doesn't contact the surfaces with enough compression to form a seal.
If you...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 09-14-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Posted By tomw
Where is the coolant and bubbles coming out? ...

Where is the coolant and bubbles coming out? Does the 4.0 have an O-ring on the thermostat housing? If the housing is doing the leaking, and a new O-ring didn't stop the leak, then maybe it is not...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 09-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By tomw
I am pretty sure you have a returnless system,...

I am pretty sure you have a returnless system, and only one pump, the one in the tank. If you check pressure prior to starting, it may have pressure or bled down over time. There is a check valve...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 09-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By tomw
Somewhere here I recounted replacing the switch. ...

Somewhere here I recounted replacing the switch. It was a 1/2 hour job, maybe 45 minutes. Three screws to remove the column cover. 10 minutes filing flat sides on the bolts holding the switch...
Forum: Escape & Escape Hybrid 09-14-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By tomw
Not only can a faulty COP damage the ECU, it can...

Not only can a faulty COP damage the ECU, it can also damage the catalytic converter. There are stories about how quickly the converter substrate can collapse & melt or vice-versa, within a very...
Forum: Escape & Escape Hybrid 09-13-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By tomw
I would bet that the SJB - Smart Junction Box -...

I would bet that the SJB - Smart Junction Box - which does the 'keep the windows & radio powered on after the key is OFF' function, along with the 'fade to black' of the courtesy lights - is not...
Forum: Escape & Escape Hybrid 09-13-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By tomw
One other thing you could do is disconnect the...

One other thing you could do is disconnect the battery, step on the brake pedal and re-connect, or leave disconnected for ~10-15 minutes. That would cause a re-learn of idle speed control, etc,...
Forum: Escape & Escape Hybrid 09-12-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By tomw
WB4IUY, do you have a vacuum diagram on the...

WB4IUY, do you have a vacuum diagram on the radiator support or the under side of the hood? If so, it should show the MAP sensor if equipped. I have not looked, but read in the Service Manual(DVD)...
Forum: Escape & Escape Hybrid 09-12-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By tomw
Two things I would expect to work are 1) 3M spray...

Two things I would expect to work are 1) 3M spray upholstery & trim and 2) RTV silicone.

The spray is such that you spray both surfaces, let it 'cure' for 2-3 minutes, then put the two together....
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 09-11-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By tomw
I would suggest: 1)make a new post with your...

I would suggest: 1)make a new post with your description of symptom and repairs/replacements done.
2) check that the fuel pump runs for 5 seconds when the key is turned from OFF to ON.
3) buy a...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 09-11-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By tomw
If it has a distributor, the pickup coil inside...

If it has a distributor, the pickup coil inside may also fail and open up when heated. It may also close up when cooled down, and work until it gets hot again. I'm pretty sure the coil gets juice...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 09-11-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By tomw
The connections that come to mind are for the A/C...

The connections that come to mind are for the A/C clutch. There would be HPCO, LPCO, WOT switches in series from power to the clutch winding. The control head would have added positions, and...
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