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.
I'll start the ball rolling by...
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Welcome to the Ranger, F-Series and Courier rooms! This is designed to be a place dedicated to the Ford Ranger, F-Series and Courier range.
The team running these rooms include all of the admin and mod team as well as four dedicated Ranger, F-Series and Courier Moderators who are as follows:...
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...
didnt get the service book can anyone send the info to me please?thanks Bob :confused:
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.
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...
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 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...
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...
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?
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...
new here. can you tell me what the offset is for 2015 px2 ranger wildtrak. is it 55 positive??
Just wanted to know if anyone else has had cracking in front edge of tub that faces the cab.
Recently got a 2013 XLT off my brother with 70000k's. I've noticed the climate control AC makes a strange sound on startup like an actuator opening and closing quickly for 20 seconds or so. It's not the blend motor sound. Is this normal?
Also, when I turn the AC on high the air...
Ok I will start the ball rolling I have had my PX XLT Ranger auto for 1000km now, (came from a Hilux SR5 TD auto)
This is my company car in the agricultural industry, This is "My opinion" and is unbiased, I had a choice of any Dual Cab and this was my choice, I would not have chosen any...
I have a 2013 PX range xl and would like to know if there is an easy fix to have one or both ports ( cigarette lighter ) to switch off with the ignition , because I have flatten the battery in the past from leaving things plugged in and not using the car for a few days ( Driving Camera ) i...
Ok anybody my car is just over three yrs and battery is gonna need to be replaced. Now my question is i need a heavy duty batt to go back in but in fords stupid wisdom they have a shallow battery bay which limits the size that can go in .Can i place a taller battery in by remodelling the batt...
Gday after some solutions or hints. I don't have power to my park lights on the tow socket. I have full function on other accessories on socket and park lights work on vehicle. Have chased circuit from socket back checking connections and breaks but got to the loom back to the "tow module" and all...
I have an 07 Ranger and it is fitted with a flexiglass canopy. The canopy is the high rise type which rises up higher towards the back of the canopy. I am wanting to carry a kyak on racks but have been met with blank stares from suppliers. Apparently they dont make them for these hi...
Has anyone had an issue with the control button on the steering wheel not working, the control on the dash still works but no control from the button on the steering wheel even the phone button will not work.
Any help to rectify would be appreciated.
I don't know if I'm the first to experience this but my PX XL 4X4 Ranger's gearbox just died. I've started noticing a bit more noise coming from the transmission lately but I thought it was just my imagination but we just got back from Moreton Island and now when down shifting from 4th - 3rd and...
Any one who is after repair manuals for older ranger models go to this link http://www.ford-ranger-forum-uk.co.uk/index.php & join the forum, look in the technical section in which you will find various models available.
I have had a couple requests for a download manual for the PX Ranger, be aware there is no upgraded manual for PX2 models to download as I'm aware of.
Go to this link http://www.ford-ranger-forum-uk.co.uk/index.php & join the forum, look in the technical section which should be this link ...
HI,finished my install,spun the bottom plug around 180 degrees and cut of the lug so it fits flush into the rubber mount.
Used the original hose on the bottom because the bends in it worked perfectly to where i mounted the provent.All i needed was a short piece of 25mm I.D hose and a 25mm brass...
Just inquiring if anyone has done a LED headlight upgrade on the PX ranger. If so, did the CANBUS specific ones do the trick. As we know, these damn things are that sensitive to LED's.
Have just noticed that my PX ranger has started to what seems, an engine surge when at idle and the air conditioner is runni g. It is very noticeable and a tad concerning. Has anyone else come across this issue or problem.
searched the net for too long to not find any decent information or pictures on locations of all the correct sensors on the PX ranger.
In fact the lack of decent information on the PX ranger is really quite frustrating. Ive ordered a purchased a dvd workshop manual from Ebay and hopefully that...
Has anyone looked at disabling the engine rev hold up when up shifting... Ian H
Does anybody know about the self test process on the PK Ranger dash. I know how to do it but I can't find anywhere what the results/sequence means?
For example, test 22 shows the fuel gauge operate but test 23 comes back with random figures ranging from 68/68 then 178/179 then...
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