One of our Forum Members has suggest that we need a Handy Hints Thread (Thanks "Rangerous"!) and I think its a great idea. If you have any more, please feel free to add them to this thread. However, if you post problems and complaints I'll be removing them.
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Hi all ,
I've read loads on this forum already but still I'm having no success with trying to solve my starting problem with a PK 2011 Ford Ranger.
Basically I purchased a 2011 model ranger with approx 65,000 k on clock , the ute was a liquidation sale, so I have limited info on the vehicle.
have 6 week old xlt 2000 ks towed van for first time with 68 kg load in tub 260 ball weight on van suspension bottoms out with or without weight dist hitch.Is anyone else having similar problems
Soon I am going on an outback trip in my 2012 Ford Ranger PX to Central Australia driving on numerous tracks and dirt roads and would like to know the best oil to suit the temperature extremes. I will be towing an offroad camper trailer. I presently use 5W 30 full synthetic oil. Any feedback would...
has anyone experienced a heavy fuel or injection timing knock when engine cold under even gentle acceleration. This is not ambient temperature related as it is there at all different ambient temps.Any comments appreciated.
I'm considering installing a final filter after the ford oem fuel filter, most likely 2 or 5 micron filter, I prefer to do this over a pre fuel filter installation.
Has any one else here done the same? I would like some feedback of their results.
Hi all how can you tell if the alter is switch off.
Here is a simple mod to add central locking to your ranger tailgate.
The tailgate solenoid wiring is connected to your fuel locking flap or to your nearest door actuator.
How do I remove the 'lights on' function on my 2012 PX Ford Ranger? Any tips would be greatly appreciated.
I know it will be a matter of preference with people, but can somebody let me know the good and also the bad things about a certain brand of canopy.
Interested in everybody thoughts.
Sliding windows or not ?
Also going to put roof racks on to match the racks already fitted to my XLT Dual...
I bought a brand new 2017 2016 plated auto Ranger. Around 48 KPH there is a slight vibration and then it goes at 50ks. Has anyone else noticed anything like that?
People I have finally been able to get my hands on the latest Ford PX Ranger Body Builders Guide and have found the Factory approved tapping point for an electric brake controller trigger or tapping point. This should finally remove all the confusion over where to tap into...
Been looking for a good be cover recently but with lots of options, can't decide which one that lasts. Wife likes those retractable tonneau covers available online. If anyone got them, share your thoughts or any dislikes.
I personally prefer tri-fold only if they are not blocking the rear view...
I recently got my ranger remapped and since then my turbo produces police siren sounds (pitch up and pitch down) during light acceleration and release of throttle. At full throttle and full boost the sound would go away though. It feels like a police car is chasing you from far behind....
I need to service the auto box, does anyone know the size and thred of the fill adapter? And how many litres of fluid it needs when only dropping the pan and changing filter?
Hi every body,
I have just done the 15000km service on my Px 3.2l 4x4 ranger. I used genuine filters and the correct oil(castrol dealer oil), cut the engine oil filter found lots of small filings white metal and some other metirals i recon this metal is just run in debri. I carried out the...
I have the blocking plate for the Ranger and wish to do it and was wondering if anyone knows the location. I found a spot that looks very similar at the top of the engine on the passenger side but once pulled out. seems to have a long tube inside so cannot place the plate on there.
I have a 2010 Dual cab Ranger Auto and am just about over the Transmission, Slipping, Rough changes, Hold gears too long and not long enough, Not so bad from Cold but shocking once it warms up, and worse with a load on, Anyone else having any problems? or did I just get a dud. It's at the dealers...
hey guys my mate wants to change his auto fluid we cant find a refill plug it look like we just refill it from the drain can we just pump the fluid up there with a hose or do i need the tool for it ?
hi all is 130000klms for a 2012 to hi or not
I can locate 1 torx screw under the steering column shroud which I've removed however the shroud is still firmly attached
Is there another screw and if so where is it. Please
Have a 2016 PX2 XLT with TECH pack 4000ks , Was wondering if any one has had the following issues ?
1, High beam comes on by its self for a split second,
2, Rough idle and head lights flicker as does the interior lights, the rev counter fluctuates up and down, tried it in park,...
Seen this on eBay, what are your thoughts?... tacky add on or nice add on?!
Has anyone else purchased and installed them? If so, were you happy with the product? Easy to install? Can you still use your existing fogs too?
I was thinking of maybe installing the Everest headlights with the DRL...
I have 2008 PJ ranger auto 4x4. I bought it 2nd hand with 166K clicks on the clock. The auto tranny was working fine until it was overloaded and the box overheated.
The original Gbox was completely rebuilt by a Ford approved workshop in Victoria.
However after approximately 15,000 K, the ute...
If anyone is interested I can supply these for $75.00 inc delivery, very easy DIY fitment (assuming you have some electrical smarts) and takes about 30 minutes.
Clicky Clicky Youtube Vid
alternatively you can just press the button on the dash and do it for free !!!
I'm a bit of a noob when it comes to interest rates and what I should be paying.
I'm about to lease a ranger through ford on my businesss and just want some info and people's feedback so I'm not. being ripped off!
my px2 is only 6500 ks old but since new has had a slight shudder in 1st gear at 1500 to 2000 rpm on light throttle.Has anyone else had this?
hi all like to know how long will these engines last if you look after them.
Can I fit a set of sports bars from a 2016 to my 2013 XLT?
I know I will have to remove the hard top lit but that is ok
There is also a tub lining I don't know if that makes any difference.
I ordered a new ford replacement grille for one broken in my 2013 PX Ranger and the new one has a panel which goes out from clips in the middle of the grille and sits on top of the air conditioning condenser. I wonder why the original grille did not have this fitted? A mates 2012 PX Ranger...
I wish to fit an additional Fuel/water separator between original filter and the tank connection.
Will be fitting a small Griffin filter 57LPH 30 micron attached by bracket onto the frame around the current filter.
What is the size of this fuel line 8mm (5/16") or 10mm (3/8")?
i have a px ranger xl cab chassis with a custom body fitted to it. i bought a genuine ford tow bar on e bay off an xlt that the guy hated the look of & removed it.fitted straight up to my cab chassis but when i went to the ford dealer to buy the wiring harness kit, it comes with a whole heap of...
Hi all just wondering if any one knows if the power steering box in the 4x4 is the same as in the 2wd models. I have a 1998 pd courier 2.5 td.
And does anyone know if these part numbers are interchangable . UG62 32920 441-07728 and UB94 32920 441-07725 these are the numbers off each one.
Hi, finally got the head studs in the old man's 91 f truck engine.
What would I torque the heads to?
And the bottom end big ends and mains? Has ARP rod bolts I don't know what model ( If that's the correct term?) Of arps.
And if anyone has one of these engines could you please messure...
Hi Guys and Girls,
I have a small question for any of us that have an ARB Ascent Canopy and the ARB Alloy Roof Rack fitted to their PX Ranger. (ARB has the rack fitted on their ranger but not on an Ascent Canopy, and it is fitted a little different from what I can see) What is the total fitted...
hi all i have a 1998 ford courier 2.5 diesel non turbo and its sluggish in power. only does 100ks max. has had new head , new injector pump, new injectors , valves adjusted and compression test done and timing checked , it all checks out good. Also new gearbox. anyway i bought a turbo off 2002...
I have a 2009 PK 4wd single cab Ranger and want to get rid of the bench seat for buckets. Will PK buckets bolt straight in or what are my best options? Cheers
Can anyone tell me where to pick up the high beam signal on px2 xlt or is this a job for a sparky
Has anyone heard of dual mass flywheel problems? I seem to have noises from the clutch area and is difficult to engage a gear at standstill. I have heard that Ford will warrant clutch's up to 10000 kms.
Hey, I've recently upgraded from my old XR6 to a Ranger Wildtrak PX MKII and am looking for some mods in the Perth area.
Does anyone have any advice on either of the following:
Black Fender Flares - Somewhere in Perth metro area to supply and install (bolt to car) flares?
Smoke LED Tail...
has anyone heard of turbo problems on px2
I wish to install a light bar on PX mk2 XLT Ranger
In the past I took the positive for the relay from the High Beam Supply at the bulb socket but with the PX2 this connection is difficult as it is behind a cover with little room.
Is there a convenient /easy take off point for the light...
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I meet a strange problem with my car and i want to know you ideas about what it is.
I have a 2014 Ford Ranger. It still works well without any problem.
But today, there's an error signal on the control panel.
Hi there, just wondering if anyone has had problems with their ranger blowing white smoke on start up. I have a 2012 Ranger 3.2 with 86,000klms on the clock. Never fixed during the warranty as they couldn't find the problem. This has led to the engine failing and needing a brand new one at approx...
G'day fellow PX Ranger Owners, of those people who have had snorkels fitted, has anyone got a Safari snorkel fitted? Can you post a couple of images as I want to have a look at what it looks like before deciding which way to go. I havent found any decent images of the Safari type. Thanks, Cheers,...
Just wondering if anyone knows how to remove the top gear display section of a 2006 Auto Courier centre console? The slider that sits on the T-bar has broken and I need to replace it. Do I have to remove the whole console or can that section be removed by itself?
Happily upgraded my 2012 PX for new PX Mk2 but am having trouble finding a ignition switch positive for dash cam etc.
It is the "High Level Vehicle" fuse layout.
Old PX was easy to find in the engine fuse compartment but new MK2 has spare fuse slots but with no available power.
The cabin fuse...
Wondering if anyone has a list of the parts required to fit a Genuine Ford Steel Bullbar, AB3917A912BB, if you have the bullbar (with lights, good condition and mine for $400) and the car. I need to order the in-between bits; bolts, plastic shrouds under lights etc. but local dealer...
Hi guys please help me figure this lemon out! I'll give full disclosure to ensure nothing is overlooked.
1999 Ford courier/ranger with the 2.5ltr WLT turbo diesel engine
Temperature reads below operating temp on the gauge for way to long then jumps up to over operating...
long time reader, first time poster.
So, just bought a PK Ranger - reasonably standard but has snorkel, 3" exhaust, dual batteries, bullbar, winch, and supposedly a DP chip.
First question: where would I find the DP chip - cant find it anywhere. Car pulls pretty well, and seems...
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