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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.
Just done major service(manual transmission) and found the stated front diff oil requirements as stated in my cars manual is incorrect.
Put in the suggested 1.2ltrs thinking it didnt sound right as the rear diff took 3ltrs.Couldnt feel it near the fill point,so went and checked on Ford workshop...
I can't seem to find a service/workshop manual anywhere for a the 97.
I'm trying to find info on swapping out the engine for something else more powerful.
Anyone got any ideas on what I should do, what needs to be looked at etc.
HI all, does anyone know how I can turn off the warning buzzer when I drive without my seatbelt on around the paddocks and also when the door is open with the key in the ignition I get the warning buzzer as well. Can't stand it especially on the farm. Dealer says iit cannot be turned off. Must be a...
Your information about new Ranger?
Hey all thinking about an 3" exhaust on my ranger just wondering if it's worth it for power and fuel economy? If anyone has an exhaust on theirs would be great if you could let me know cheers
Might save someone a whole lot of trouble sometime . . .
The U0101 code is lost communication with the TCM (transmission control module).
This code appeared for me about 6 weeks ago, with the following symptoms . . .
No power, very laggy, no turbo
No speedo function
No odo /...
Hey guys, I've been looking at getting a ute canopy for my Ranger. I've had my eyes on these ones or a while.
Do you guys have any experience with these or other canopies? Any advice would be great. Cheers
Hey all going to set up a dual battery system, will mount the 2nd battery in the tray, I have a CTEK250SDUAL, I was thinking about running 6mm cable to the rear what are your thoughts?? Bigger?? Thank You
Anyone know if this is normal? Between about 1500-2000 RPM from my 3.2, under load or overrun comes a whistle (not turbo whine that I have heard before anyway) or hiss from the air intake. If I floor it, the whistle goes -instantly-, it's only under slight load, slight overrun. Very faint or...
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...
Hi all just wondering if anyone has a passenger Px Wildtrak mirror for sale, as they don't really agree with brick walls.... Thanks guys :)
Hi there, I would love to have some help please, I have a 2013 Mazda BT50 which I'm sure you all know is basically just a ranger with a different trim.... And I have bought the driving lights for the front factory bad and have tried to wire them in... I am not an auto electrician, but know a little...
any info or products on dual batteries for 2013 px xl ranger 4x4 3.2 ltr. Looking at running two engels 40 ltrs + camper trailer lighting. best batteries for $$ value and performance and any suggestions on solar panels to assist with top up when not running car. cheers
didnt get the service book can anyone send the info to me please?thanks Bob :confused:
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,...
Another car has clipped my drivers side mirror and broken the indicator cover. Does anyone know if it's possible to get a hold of just the indicator cover instead of an entire new mirror?
gday posting for a mate he has a pk ranger 2009 model he has been haveing hard time starting it especially cold nearly kills battery we have try all the things we could find and think of things done to it : New crank sensor New glow plugs New fuel filter and cleaned gawz in pump cleaned air mass...
I have a 2012 PX Ranger twin cab. Can someone please let me know the easiest way to remove the park light globe.
Hi everyone, did a bit of a search but couldnt find my issue described.
If i am parked and turn my steering from left to right, just as it goes past center, or maybe a little left of center, the front end raises up then as you get over the "hump" in the steering it goes back to normal ride...
Anybody know where I can pick up a set of extension type tow mirrors for my F250. They were not an option on the australian f series but common on the USA vechicles.
I understand they are manufactured in Adelaide and exported to the states.
has anybody had problems with the wheelnuts,the 19m head of the nut seams loose it will rock back and forward but its tight on the rim.???????????
Three days stationery camping and battery went flat with with no other fridges or lights being used.
Every time you open the door car lights up like a ship and lights wont go off for period of time after you shut
the doors .Old models you used to double flick the head lamps to...
I will be towing a 1800kg van about 10,000ks shortly.
I know Sports Drive auto is required but it seems you loose 6th gear.
You can select 6th gear Sports drive manually but is this harming the transmission on long flat roads?
Thanks in advance
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")?
A heads up for PJ / PK owners, and almost certainly BT50 equivalents.
Coming out of the Simpson in July 2015, I had the misfortune to break a LH side rear torsion bar mount.
The little U parts were simply sheared off.
So ok, Mt Dare were great, getting me back on the road next day to...
some of you will have that this mod done for a while now, has any one had any problems,as iam doing it soon, cheers.
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
Brought a new Wildtrak manual at the end of May 2014. First day of delivery I noted what felt like a misfire / jerking on acceleration after cruising at a light throttle setting. This is also apparent while going around a "round-about" and going to accelerate off at your exit.
I have a 2014 PX Ranger XLS dual cab with 120,000km. I've noticed lately, and more so this week, it's getting hard to select reverse (manual gearbox). Previously you can tell when gears don't match and I've let the clutch out a bit to sync them and it drops in. Now when it locks out it's like I...
New user here and have a slight problem just installed my new 2016 wildtrak lid to my px2 xlt I had to remove the high stop light because it's hitting the spoiler of the lid so have to replace this with a px1 stop light but next problem I'm having is wiring up the wildtrak stop light,...
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...
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 !!!
Hey guys, been looking around for a workshop manual for my car but can't seem to find one. I have a 1998 Ford Courier ute 2wd with a 2.6L petrol. I am in urgent need of a manual since my gearbox is apart with a smashed 3rd/4th gear hub. Thanks Heaps
Google UK Ranger Forums, manuals can be downloaded.
2014 px 3.2 xls ranger
My mobile works perfectly with ford connectivity when making or receiving calls.
It used to also work fine when using the phones navigation system as far as voice turn by turn instructions went, through the rangers speakers.
Of late I cant get the navigations instructions...
Hi guys, i have been looking for a black or mettalic black front bumper with spotlights, mounting bracket and bolts for my 2013 ranger xlt. I was hoping someone out there had one in storage that they are willing to sell?
Hello guys just wondering has anyone know where i can get a spare key for a 2013 ranger xlt i got a quote of $480 plus gst for 1 bloody key and some key cutting places and locksmith places say they cant help, any help or suggestions would be great thanks.
I've recently purchased a 2005 PH Courier 4X4, and I'm not only new to the Courier, but to 4x4's in general.
Mine has an auto transmission, and I've found that when I turn the drive selector to 4WD the hub lock automatically activates OK, but then the 4x4 symbol starts flashing. Any...
gday everybody just curious if the rangers have grease nipples located anywhere underneath about too do 20k service and just want to do a check appreciate any help thanks
Hi all I'm new here and I'm currently doing some upgrades to my 2012 PX ranger wildtrak. I just had a 2" suspension lift put in and had some 305/70R17 MT tyres to put on turns out they still rubbed slightly on full lock with out any flex so I put 285/70R17 Atz Baja still looks just as tough with...
I am having trouble figuring out why my Raider is turning over but not firing after having been out of use for over a year.
I don't have a fuel pressure gauge, so I loosened the hose at the top of the fuel filter and turned the key to the on position. There was no fuel.
I can here 2 relays...
Hi guys and girls,
I take delivery of my new PX2 XLT Hi Rider on Friday and will be picking up a caravan on Sunday, so need to fit a Brake control unit this Sat. Ive purchased a Tekonsha P3 unit and hope that itll be an easy install. I emailed the salesperson this morning and have been told...
I bought my 2012 PX Ranger late last year. Whilst driving, the lights do not turn off. If I haven't driven it for 2 days the car won't start despite the battery being fine. I'd appreciate suggestions on how to rectify these problems.
Has anybody had trouble with there radio and phone control switch on there steering wheel 2014 PX ranger ,,eg up volume --changes station ,,wont allow pickup of phone calls ,,wont up volume of radio. have been back to the dealer so many times they said that they have fixed it but as soon as I...
My name is Jay and I am a proud Ford Owner from Thailand. Thai by blood, but I grew up on the Sunny State Queensland, Gold Coast.
Still miss Australia everyday.
My car is Ford Ranger standard XLT, because in Thailand you have to wait 18 months for the 3.2L WT :(
I had some...
Long story short, trying to finish the engine for my old man's F150 that was started 12 months ago by the knob who took their money and didn't do the work he was supposed to.
He go a h/d flex from pro comp. It is much thicker than the std one and has 4 nut type adaptors that screw into the flex...
I have had my smart charge removed by the local Ford Dealer for $90 and my battery problems have been resolved. I have also installed a larger AC Delco battery with a 710CCA capacity. Thanks for the tips on how to get rid of the seat belt warning signal. I still can't find the aftermarket headlight...
I have a question of which I am getting differing answers and thought I would get your opinion.
I own a 2013 Ranger 3.2 Diesel Auto, which obviously comes with Trailer sway control.
Question is I am about to purchase a Jayco and one of the options to have is Electronic Stability...
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