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Forum: Ranger & B-Series Yesterday, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Rockledge
Only thing I can thing of is the '97 Ranger 4.0L...

Only thing I can thing of is the '97 Ranger 4.0L is more prone to fuel supply manifold ("fuel rail") gasket failures than other years.

TSB 98-6-8...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 12-20-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Rockledge
When the ABS system monitor detects a problem in...

When the ABS system monitor detects a problem in the ABS system, it turns ON the yellow ABS warning light and DEACTIVATES the ABS system.

The ABS light will come on for numerous reasons. It warns...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 12-20-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Rockledge
Which engine? 3.0L or 4.0L?

Which engine? 3.0L or 4.0L?
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 12-20-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By Rockledge
Ford had some problems with worn timing chain...

Ford had some problems with worn timing chain guides during the first few years of production of the 4.0L SOHC. I'm not sure if the problems were still prevalent by 2002...you might want to do a...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 12-12-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Rockledge
I believe the P0462 code can be set when the fuel...

I believe the P0462 code can be set when the fuel gauge is out of whack. So that could be the connection between the code and your gauge issue.

As for what is causing the dash gauges to shut down,...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 12-09-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Rockledge
What do you mean by "it gave out"? It could...

What do you mean by "it gave out"?

It could also be a badly failed lower intake manifold gasket. If you decide to replace the headgaskets then you'll be replacing the LIM gasket in any case.
...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 12-07-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Rockledge
The heads should be checked by a competent...

The heads should be checked by a competent machine shop.
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 12-06-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Rockledge
Ford had a problem with the '04-'06 Ranger 3.0L...

Ford had a problem with the '04-'06 Ranger 3.0L heads: TSB 05-26-3 (http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7895827&postcount=2)
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 12-03-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Rockledge
Permanently locking the hubs like that...

Permanently locking the hubs like that essentially makes it a "constant engagement" 4WD system, which is what the 2000-2011 Rangers are.

There are many thousands of Rangers being driven around...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 12-01-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Rockledge
The more tests you do, the better chance you have...

The more tests you do, the better chance you have of honing in on the exact cause.

Sounds right, although I doubt the block is cracked.

I'm not sure how to further narrow it down from there....
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 11-30-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Rockledge
I agree, you first need to be sure your blend...

I agree, you first need to be sure your blend door is operating correctly. You also need to confirm that the heater core is not plugged. Do both hoses going to the heater core get hot?

A little...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 11-29-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Rockledge
Your '99 B4000 has the "Pulse Vacuum Hublock" 4WD...

Your '99 B4000 has the "Pulse Vacuum Hublock" 4WD engagement system, which means that the hubs are engaged/disengaged by virtue of vacuum. It is the vacuum part of the PVH system that usually fails...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 11-29-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Rockledge
Unfortunately, some of those compression numbers...

Unfortunately, some of those compression numbers are not within spec. Two of the lowest #s (cylinders 1 & 2) are particularly noteworthy, inasmuch as they corroborate the misfire codes for those...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 11-26-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Rockledge
You can start off by checking the coilpack for...

You can start off by checking the coilpack for cracks/discoloration. There are coilpack tests (http://easyautodiagnostics.com/ford/3.0L-3.8L/how-to-test-the-coil-pack-1) that can be done, as well
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Forum: Ranger & B-Series 11-20-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By Rockledge
One person's moderation is another person's...

One person's moderation is another person's slobbering. :-X21

I say put as much grease as you can on them without making a mess.
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