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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Just a couple of pics to start with before I start messing with my stock as a rock Ranger.
He is pretty and looks nice as is, but I'm never content with a stock fourby.
Currently the only addition to the truck has been genuine Ford wind deflectors which were fitted instead of a 'free'...
I recently bought a 2009 PK ford Ranger.
I was wondering when (K's) you need to do a timing belt, I don't believe it has had it done.
I have a 2000 ford courier single cab pe
And I was wanting to do a engine swap on it I really want a v8 to run it at the moment it's running a g6 12 valve straight four. So I'm not to sure on how much the work will cost or what type of v8 to drop in at the lowest price I can get
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.
Hey guys I have a late 2013 xls and just brought a genuine sport bar from an xlt and was wondering if anyone had fitted one am just after advice on how to wire in the brake light please.
Here are some parts copied from a conversion from a canopy supplier.
"Recently while down at the Ford proving ground we had a meeting with the Ford engineers in regards to my and my competitors canopies.
It has been found that on a ranger if a canopy is clamped down on the rail (like...
Hello every one. I have a 2013 PX Ranger XL that I took to ARB for suspension, undercover protection and bars on both ends. They put in HD suspension on both ends that caused a slight vibration and noise on partial de-acceleration from around 60km right through, and got louder as the speed...
When I bought my new XL Ranger, I had the dealer put on a tow bar with brakes to ensure that there were no problems, but have had a constant problem, been back several times and counting with the trailer lights and electric brakes no longer working after around 10 minutes to an hour up the road....
Hi all anyone on here towing over 3ton with there px ranger?? just wondering how they handle it and what the fuel economy is like when towing. I have just brought a boat thats 3.2 ton with half full fuel tanks she is a big unit and wondering how the ranger will go
I need some help removing the dummy switch panel that sits directly below the traction control switch on PX ranger I feel that is the best place for my Redarc towpro brake controller knob I allready have the surround below heater knobs and lower
steering surround off and can touch the...
I had a 42in light bar mounted on my sports bar on my old PX but the wind noise was intense.
I'm thinking about installing a 22-24in light bar in the bumper of my XLT in the opening, underneath where the number plate is. Kind of like this...
Good evening Forum Members,
I own a 2009 2wd, 3 litre diesel, Ford Ranger Twin Cab (PK). The vehicle has been well maintained and only driven conservatively by my wife and I. Recently, I replaced the original Dunlop GrandTrek tyres with a set of Yokohama Geolander A/T's
Was just wondering if anyone else has had any issues with their wheel speed sensors failing? Ive got a 2012 3.2 auto xlt, an im off tomorrow to my dealer to have a 3rd sensor replaced. Different corner each time. All have been under warranty but just wondering if anyone else had had any...
I recently upgraded to a 2014 XLT, only to find out they don't come with the underseat covers on the storage areas anymore....
Does anyone have a set they don't want anymore? Or know where I can purchase some. I used to put my camping gear ontop of it all the time!
Just trying to get ideas of what aftermarket tyre/wheel size most people run.
My vision is, after a 2" lift and a fender flare kit, both of which I have bought already, but not put on yet, I would like to run 16x10 with 0 offset and 305/70s
I know it will have to be engineered to...
I wish to have a long range diesel fuel tank installed. AutoXtras have a 145 litre polymer diesel tank new on the market.
Has anyone had one installed and if so any comments, or can someone please recommend another option?
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.
Hi everybody. I have a 2010 Ford Thailand ranger 2.5 litre turbo diesel. My problem is that once the truck reaches 40 kph the truck starts to run hard or funny like it is loosing power but it has power, it that makes sense. I recently changed the EGR sensor and the Map sensor like 3 months ago. But...
Hill launch assist,I have heard its a right pain in the arse as you cannot turn it off.
It would seem like a great feature if and when required.
I have PX on order and would hope there mite be a solution before I take owner ship of this new ute.
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...
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My PX 2011 XLT ranger has an excessive about of smoke coming out of the exhaust. I just did a service on it myself (107000km) and wondering if anyone else has experienced it themselves. Its a very white/ blue smoke not a black smoke. Quite embarrassing when starting up when in town. I have done the...
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...
I am taking delivery of my new caravan at start of November its a 22' model so I need to get the Ranger ready.
I have purchased a Redarc tow pro Brake controller which will be fitted in the next 2 weeks but cant decide on which mirrors will best suit.
I am told that some have problems...
My first post here.
I've been running Couriers & B2200s for 15 years.I'm a bit of a Luddite,so only run older models,with minimal electrics.I really like the carrying ability of the 8x6 tray & the strong chassis.
I am currently fitting an early 80s S2 diesel into my 1988 B2200 Tray.The...
I have been a member for some time but have only posted a couple of times. I live in Brisbane I presently have a diesel Courier , my second, and later this year "I think" I would like to purchase a new auto dual cab XLT Ranger 3.2 diesel." I have a mate outside Mackay who has 20...
Hey guys. So I'm currently running my courier on 15s with 32 inch bighorns. It's come to t be time for me to replace my front hubs and bearings due to the o/s rims. Can anybody recommend a good place where I can get hubs from? I don't really want to go genuine as it's real expensive but can anyone...
Here is some pics of my XLT.
Thought i would introduce my self and looking forward to enjoying the new forum and new car. I have just purchased XLT and sold my GU TD42 Patrol that was very hard to come to grief of letting go.
I have got auto version instead of manual due to my partner, there are also going to be ARB...
Just wondering if any of you have a slight rattle in your drivers side door when driving on dirt roads ect. Annoying me. Anyone heard of this???pardon the pun.:thinking:
Gday guys any one else had this issue, error code PO227 low power input throttle position sensor?? mechanic checked everything and all comes up normal, but engine light remains or comes back on once cleared, would a new sensor be on the cards as there is no adjustment that can be done on these??
As you can see, I new here. I've just bought myself a 2009 PK Ranger 4x2, Super Cab High Rider with flat tray.
I have to wait a couple of week before I get it, not as bad as the people waiting for their new Rangers.
I'm thinking about putting a TJM bull bar on it. The alloy one I'm...
I had the dreaded clicking today from my Aircon/heater control settings so I visited my local dealer today to get it checked out.
It was immediately booked in for next Monday as it has become a Recall issue for the HAVC.
I was told Ford has just released the Recall from today so I imagine all...
I took my 2013 XLT dual cab for a bit of light 4wdriving the other week and was impressed with the comfort and feel of the truck, it had plenty of power to climb and felt at ease on slippy ground even with the standard radial tyres. I did a number of water crossings with no problems, however...
Is there such thing as halo headlights for a pj ranger? Ive looked everywhere and searched for hours but cant seam to get anything. Been wanting these for ages and could use a hand
Need some helpfrom those that might know what my issue is.
My Ranger (PJ 2007) has started giving me starting issues. Fuel wont stay primed. First up, it just needed a few pumps and away it would go.
I changed the filter as I was advised that the brand I had on had had issues in the past. Went...
Any thoughts/ideas/positions to put aux switches in the PX ranger. Simple and complex but simple preferred. Big let down in the ute that has everything.
Where can I buy front Air Locker for 2002 ford courier 2.5td space cab.
Thanks in advance.
So ive blown my head gasket and possibly warped the head on my 2x4 pj 2.5 ranger so im just curious if anyone knows how much it would cost to upgrade the injectors, injector pump and bigger turbo for abit ore power since i have to shave the head anyway.
has many people notice moaning noise from bottom of engine when warm and at idle
From info from ford south africa service notice on upgrading oil pick up pipe and sump
A few on newranger have hassled ford and been fixed up even with new oil pump?
This issue may already been threaded...
Hi all I am chasing any info on where to buy a front passenger door skin from ?
as my wife decided to reverse her car into mine while my door was open :< and pushed the door back on its hinge causing the door skin to tear and possibly pulled the hinges off the pillar a little or pushed them back...
Can anyone tell me if there is speaker wires already at the back of cab ? or do I need to run speaker wires, as I need to put rear speakers in this will enhance the sound so much :)
Hi there switched on Ranger owners, has anyone had the fuel door not open when pressed, and if so how do you get it to open when it wont. I have found when in town press it in a day before I want to fill up and usually it will open at some stage. On long trip I just leave it open and hope the fuel...
Anybody knowing on how to remove Paper clip, accessory cover on the right hand side of dash (Driver Side) as I want to install a switch ? having trouble any help would be appreciated
Hi all, I'm new to Ford & joining this forum, ok needing some help & advice please, I'm looking at 2010-2011 FG XR6 Ford Sedan, I need a car to tow a horse float & my two horses all up they will me approximately 2000kg, will the XR6 do the job? Just concerned with low profile suspension & weight of...
Love my new Ranger. Just curious what figures you guys are getting. Just had my 3000K check. Before that service I was a sweet 7.5~7.8L/100. I reset the average at each tank fill.
Most of these K's are are around the Campbelltown area, short trips on the Metro motorways & of course some...
I have a problem with the GPS fitted to my 2013 PX Wildtrak. Under normal conditions it works OK, however whenever I hook up my caravan, after a few minutes the GPS loses satellite coverage and shows a "No GPS" error on the bottom LHS of the screen. The only way to get it working again is to turn...
As some of you will be aware there has been issues of people having flat batteries.
I have have been following this with keen interest as to ascertain if the Smart charge system is up to task of keeping battery charged correctly or not or if the battery itself is capable for the purpose intended....
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