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Forum: Ranger & B-Series 01-20-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,789
Posted By kass
Yes. The back wheels were spinning on the icy...

Yes. The back wheels were spinning on the icy road as I tried to rock back and forth and work the rotors free.
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 01-20-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,789
Posted By kass
Thanks for responding. Definitely no pulsating...

Thanks for responding. Definitely no pulsating when the applying the brakes ever before this morning and during this morning. Rotors are fairly new so I think warping is ruled out. Also, no free...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 01-20-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,789
Posted By kass
Front Brakes Locked Up

9 degrees this morning in Columbus, OH. Backed out of the driveway this morning and went to go forward and front wheels won't turn. Truck will back up in reverse, but will not only go forward 5...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 11-01-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,346
Posted By kass
Creaking Sound When Turning Steering Wheel

Hey guys. Own a 2003 Ranger, 4WD. 123,000 miles, all original factory except for plugs, brakes, Ford OEM condensor (dealer installed), and passenger airbag turnoff switch.

When I turn my...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-05-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 49,309
Posted By kass
Just had the same codes (2003 Rangers, 4.0L) and...

Just had the same codes (2003 Rangers, 4.0L) and researched online here. Guess what? The 90 degree elbow had a 1 in. tear in it. Bought the Ford part replacement and problem solved! Great...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 01-07-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By kass
Had it checked out. You were right, nothing...

Had it checked out. You were right, nothing wrong other than a routine
front end alignment.
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 01-01-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By kass
Ranger 4WD Repair

Put my 2003 Ranger up & over a curb trying to turn into work parking lot and glanced off a light pole. No major damage to body, although front right quarter panel will have to be replaced.

Issue...
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 10-20-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,270
Posted By kass
I've been using Amsoil in all vehicles since 1998...

I've been using Amsoil in all vehicles since 1998 (first Ford, 2003 Ranger.) I too do not believe in oil debates. Suffice it to say I change my oil every 6 months (6k to 7k) on a Ford Ranger and...
Forum: 2.6, 2.8, 2.9, 4.0 & SOHC 4.0 V6 07-23-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,400
Posted By kass
Update

A couple of months ago, I came up with my own theory, that the pcv valve may be clogged.

Anyway, I replaced it several months ago and the oil leak stopped and oil on seal cleared up. Don't...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 07-23-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By kass
Update: Gas mileage improved with new plugs &...

Update: Gas mileage improved with new plugs & all. I am ashamed to say I did not check tire pressure since last rotation. I was exactly five pounds low on all four tires.

I also replaced the...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-27-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By kass
Sorry guys, one more update. Ford Dealer...

Sorry guys, one more update. Ford Dealer replaced the a/c condensor a week ago.

Trouble comes in threes: door handle, O2 sensors and a/c condensor. It is a great
truck in excellent shape. ...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-27-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By kass
Vacuum leaks, including the PCV valve & it's...

Vacuum leaks, including the PCV valve & it's hoses & sealing grommets, EGR & Evap systems may belong on your suspect list, along with a clogged air filter, dirty MAF sensor & fuel injectors, or maybe...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-27-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By kass
Update

Replaced the three sensors (w/Bosch) vs. Motorcraft ($300 vs. $150), I am an OEM man, but the auto store where I could get the Motorcraft sensors was closed (Memorial Day weekend.)

Also had to...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-26-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By kass
2003 Ranger, 4.0L, Automatic, 4WD, Extended Cab

Quick question, 3 O2 sensors, right? 2 pre-CatConverter, 1 post-CatConverter that I could see underneath?
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 04-27-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By kass
P.S. No mods. Up-to-date on all maintenance...

P.S. No mods. Up-to-date on all maintenance (Ford dealer does some, I do some):
- new plugs 500 mi ago (ford dealer)
-fluids are all synthetic
-5 speed auto transmission
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