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01-20-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
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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.
01-20-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,164
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...
01-20-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,164
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...
11-01-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,548
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...
05-05-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 50,697
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...
01-07-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
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.
01-01-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
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...
10-20-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,287
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...
07-23-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
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...
07-23-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
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...
05-27-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
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. ...
05-27-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
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...
05-27-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
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...
05-26-2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
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?
04-27-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
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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