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Forum: Ranger & B-Series Yesterday, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By g_k50
I would suggest using 5w-30 per the Ford...

I would suggest using 5w-30 per the Ford specification.
Keep an eye on the consumption, if you have to top off before you have to do an oil change, then switch to the next level of visicosity 10w-40...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series Yesterday, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 90
Posted By g_k50
If it's the PATS, there would be no spark and no...

If it's the PATS, there would be no spark and no fuel injection.
I just had that problem, I got a code B16XX, anti-theft.
Try to start with Ether in the Air Box.
Look at the dash lights, if the...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-29-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By g_k50
I replaced a radiator in another brand car when...

I replaced a radiator in another brand car when the water pump went bad and the radiator had a little pinhole leak that was handled by monitoring the coolant level.
Radiators get worn out in the...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-29-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By g_k50
I use Mercon V, about 4.50 at Walmart

I use Mercon V, about 4.50 at Walmart
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 08-26-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By g_k50
I can't tell, do you have another shot of where...

I can't tell, do you have another shot of where it goes?
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 08-26-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By g_k50
Try to lube the weatherstriping gaskets. I use...

Try to lube the weatherstriping gaskets. I use silicone on my 1990 rubber.


There is a plastic gear in the motor that has grease in it, take it apart and inspect and regrease.
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-26-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By g_k50
Put some machine marking on the cleaned flywheel....

Put some machine marking on the cleaned flywheel.
Run the starter.
Check the marks on the flywheel for proper contact.
Adjust the starter to match the flywheel contact.
You can adjust the starter...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-26-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By g_k50
Check the fluid change requirements for the...

Check the fluid change requirements for the manual trans.
My 2001 needs to be changed every 80,000
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-26-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 235
Posted By g_k50
Cycle the crankshaft while checking the other...

Cycle the crankshaft while checking the other cylinders for proper orientation of the piston and valves. In other words, there should be a similar compression found at the spark plug hole in the...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-26-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By g_k50
B1602 PATS Received Invalid Format of Key-Code...

B1602 PATS Received Invalid Format of Key-Code from Ignition Key Transponder.


First try the other key.


Get another key encoded.


Install a new PATS transceiver module
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-26-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By g_k50
Sounds like a bad head gasket to me. Go to...

Sounds like a bad head gasket to me.
Go to Oreilly's and borrow their block checker. You will have to buy the fluid.
Warm up the engine to operating temperature and check the coolant for...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 08-18-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By g_k50
check the emergency brakes first. then the...

check the emergency brakes first. then the regular brakes.
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-18-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,382
Posted By g_k50
Does the squeal sound like metal on metal, more...

Does the squeal sound like metal on metal, more like a grinding, or is it more like metal sliding against something? Please start a new thread for more and better specific answers. Is the noise...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-18-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By g_k50
That sounds like a bad U-Joint. Fairly simple...

That sounds like a bad U-Joint. Fairly simple remove and replace.


Mark the rear connection and the differential connection. You don't want to install the driveline differently from what was...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-18-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By g_k50
What size motor? Best way to prevent...

What size motor?


Best way to prevent damage to the drivetrain is to keep the speed under 45 miles per hour. This is probably mentioned in your owner's manual, but rarely followed by most users.
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