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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: We want your ideas.

    We’re looking at expanding and rejuvenating these rooms so my question is open to all, what are your ideas? If you have any ideas to help boost discussion and the community feel of the place, then please reply to this thread. Regards, PaulST

    Started by PaulST‎, 16-03-2009 01:40 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: PX Ranger Handy Hints

    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...

    Started by Aquahead2001‎, 01-11-2012 02:30 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Introducing the Ranger, F-Series and Courier Team!

    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:...

    Started by PaulST‎, 14-03-2009 11:08 PM
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    1. PX Diesel Fuel door wont open

      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...

      Started by NT Ranger‎, Today 06:55 PM
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    2. 2010 or 2011 XR6 Sedan for towing 2000kg float & horses at ease?

      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...

      Started by Riss‎, Today 08:45 AM
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      Today, 03:42 PM Go to last post
    3. Thumbs up Ranger Fuel Economy

      Hi All, 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...

      Started by Hacka_mrb‎, 26-09-2012 09:49 AM
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    4. MIXRIG - 2012 PX Ford Ranger

      Hi all, 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'...

      Started by MLU‎, 08-02-2014 09:13 PM
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      20-07-2014, 10:57 PM Go to last post
    5. Ford Recall on Ranger

      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...

      Started by PD56‎, 04-11-2013 12:07 PM
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      19-07-2014, 06:01 PM Go to last post
    6. PX Wildtrak GPS problem

      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...

      Started by Chocks‎, 15-07-2014 07:23 PM
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      16-07-2014, 04:09 PM Go to last post
    7. Remove / install switch Ranger

      Hi, 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 Thanks :thinking:

      Started by Lawrie_t‎, 10-07-2014 10:29 AM
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      15-07-2014, 07:05 PM Go to last post
    8. What wheel/tyre combo are you running on your PX Ranger.

      Hi everyone, 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...

      Started by Benvette‎, 05-07-2014 06:22 PM
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      15-07-2014, 06:59 PM Go to last post
    9. spare key

      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.

      Started by boof‎, 03-06-2014 09:21 PM
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      14-07-2014, 09:47 AM Go to last post
    10. PX Ranger Flat Battery

      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....

      Started by PD56‎, 18-06-2013 04:56 PM
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    11. Lightbulb Radio

      Hi all, This is an interesting one. Locked my ranger at work the other day a d when i unlocked it to go home the radio had turned itself on??? I hadnt even open the door. Never happened before and hasn't since. It is going into the dealer tomorrow for that and to try and get rid of the...

      Started by Longwait‎, 25-02-2014 02:50 PM
      • Replies: 19
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      09-07-2014, 07:48 PM Go to last post
    12. transmission cooler pipes

      2013 2.2 auto ranger. common fault mentioned on forums. fuel and transmission rubbed together causing a breakdown. next day its back to the dealer having died. Driver told a spacer was incorrectly fitted and repair was done. parts unavailable currently. A vehicle from another area of work so...

      Started by Davehoos‎, 26-06-2014 05:36 PM
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      09-07-2014, 05:22 PM Go to last post
    13. Lightbulb Ranger PX XLT 2013 Auto 4x4 Duel Battery Isolator system

      Hi, have a dilemma Am trying to find out information re installing a duel battery system in my ute. Has anyone done this yet? I have been told several stories by so called experts and am now thoroughly confused. If you have had one installed by a technician or done it yourself I would appreciate...

      Started by BrianC‎, 13-02-2014 11:26 AM
      • Replies: 7
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      09-07-2014, 01:19 PM Go to last post
    14. PX Ranger Electric Brake Controller - Factory Approved Tapping Point

      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...

      Started by Aquahead2001‎, 13-07-2012 12:27 PM
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      05-07-2014, 08:19 PM Go to last post
    15. 2009 wildtrak armadillo roler cover

      Hi all has anybody ever replaced the springs in the roller shaft on an armadillo roller cover? as a complete new roller shaft is over $300 from the UK I am looking for a fix any help is appreciated

      Started by Kaister222‎, 03-07-2014 10:52 PM
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    16. F100 Engine numbers

      Hello all Im looking at buying a 1977 F100 Im concerned about the engine i think it may be a 1974 302 the bloke who is selling will not allow any one to touch his family members engine. so i can not measure the stroke to try and determine it that way. and the rocker cover has 8 bolts The engine...

      Started by Kano360‎, 29-06-2014 02:47 PM
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      30-06-2014, 10:04 PM Go to last post
    17. Snorkel Install Price for PX Ranger

      Hi guys, went down to my local ARB store for a price on a snorkel. Nearly fell over when he quoted $845. Has anyone had a safari fitted and care to share their price? Ive had one fitted to a GU Patrol before for $650 which I could probably handle. thanks

      Started by shanus05‎, 29-06-2014 05:37 PM
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      30-06-2014, 07:49 PM Go to last post
    18. PJ Ranger wont stay primed (fuel)

      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...

      Started by nickoff‎, 21-06-2014 04:13 PM
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      28-06-2014, 11:15 PM Go to last post
    19. Lack of power towing with PX ranger

      What possible cause of lack of power when towing? Turbo? intercooler leaks? fuel?

      Started by PD56‎, 12-06-2014 10:22 PM
      • Replies: 23
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      28-06-2014, 11:09 PM Go to last post
    20. ford courier 2.5 diesel turbo upgrade help

      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...

      Started by michaelc22‎, 28-06-2014 02:53 PM
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    21. Dew vehicle on order hopefully

      I wasn't in the vehicle. Been to the holding yard to recover personal effects and tools. Run off the road early this morning. Driver walked away covered in glass.

      Started by Davehoos‎, 19-06-2014 05:49 PM
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      19-06-2014, 08:16 PM Go to last post
    22. PX Ranger dropping out

      Sorry guys I've searched high and low and can't find the answer. My 2013 PX XLT manual has had a glitch since new. The glitch is when sort of coasting with slight throttle so not under load really, when you go to apply more power the car kind of jerks before it goes. This is not turbo lag, it...

      Started by simo428‎, 19-06-2014 08:57 AM
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      19-06-2014, 06:56 PM Go to last post
    23. Reverse Lights

      Have a 2012 Ranger ,what's the best way to connect reverse light (LED) this making easier when hitching up, suggestions, thanking you: confused:

      Started by Lawrie_t‎, 16-06-2014 07:55 PM
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      18-06-2014, 09:10 AM Go to last post
    24. PX Ranger aircon noise

      My XLT Ranger has developed a noise when adjusting temperature setting, it happens when i turn knob down to LOW, the noise is a series of knocking sounds (5 - 7) if i turn the temp up a few degrees then back down to LO i get the sound, dont know if this is normal but doesn't sound right. does...

      Started by oreely‎, 12-02-2013 02:12 PM
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    25. PX Check Power train Warning

      Hey Guys, I have a PX 3.2 Manual 4x4. Just clocked over 6000 k's. On several occasions my "check power train" warning light has come on and subsequently put the vehicle into limp home mode. The first time it happened (1700k's) I was towing on my way home from a weekend away, so i pulled over...

      Started by Pistnbroke‎, 16-07-2013 07:39 PM
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      09-06-2014, 04:06 PM Go to last post
    26. Heater Hose rubbing

      Thought this would be of interest. Yesterday whilst coasting down a long hill on the way to work, the heater stopped producing heat.Going up the next hill all went back to normal. Thought it was the climate control throwing a new twist on the mixer motor knock which has started happening...

      Started by peter62‎, 07-06-2014 08:13 PM
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    27. how to install courier t/d injectors

      I have had the dreaded 'courier overheating' problem and to cut a long saga short I have purchased a 'ready assembled' head. It comes with a vrs gasket set which includes, amongst other things, a small bag of copper washers and alloy cups which looks like they are for use when refitting the...

      Started by ozziealf‎, 05-06-2014 08:23 PM
      courier, injectors, t/d, torque
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    28. dig options stereo head unit

      Has anyone fitted one of these head units in their PX Ranger and if so how smooth did the install go and are you happy with the unit http://www.digoptions.com/category_s/2063.htm also available on e-bay...

      Started by oreely‎, 04-06-2014 05:24 PM
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      04-06-2014, 07:34 PM Go to last post
    29. Voice control and phone controls absolutely hopeless

      I've had my new XLS for two months now, done 9000km, and have not been able to get the voice control to work yet. I'm old-school Aussie and talk plain, no-accent English, yet the voice control insists every time I ask for "phone" it says "track not available...". I've taken the dealer for a ride...

      Started by craighaty7‎, 29-05-2014 10:11 PM
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      03-06-2014, 10:22 PM Go to last post
    30. PK model Leaking oil filter

      Well back to the dealer again to fix leaking oil filter, noticed mine was weeping oil today as this is the second time. Not happy for this to happen again.

      Started by PD56‎, 01-06-2014 10:57 AM
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      03-06-2014, 10:20 PM Go to last post
    31. My New XLT

      Hi Guys, 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...

      Started by stasik-a4‎, 21-09-2013 09:47 AM
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    32. Ford Ranger 3.2 power chip

      Hi Guys, Just become,not long ago , the proud owner of a brand new Ranger XLT. Now the big question is, I want to install a 3" exhaust and ti fit a power chip. Any ideas or previous experience to share? thanks heaps, Romi

      Started by robog‎, 20-05-2014 05:07 PM
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    33. Bunji v's Clip-on soft tonneau

      So, I've signed up for my XLS Ranger. I told them I wanted a soft Tonneau and bonnet protector, this added $500 to my price. On the contract it has the bonnet protector at $130 and the Tonneau for $510. They just sent me a pic of the type of cover they are installing. It is the 'old-school'...

      Started by jpmoore‎, 29-05-2014 05:49 PM
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      01-06-2014, 03:14 PM Go to last post
    34. Remote Control Side Mirrors - PX Ranger.

      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 !!!

      Started by tfcortinanut‎, 07-09-2012 09:33 PM
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    35. Oh no what have I done Reversing sensor

      Hi all Finally picked up my new ranger yesterday and it feels great and looks the part especially after ARB fitted deluxe bull bar, fitted light force spotlights, and did a 2 inch lift. Today my auto electrician mounted a voyager electric brake system, fitted Anderson plug etc etc. While he was...

      Started by Madmarc‎, 30-05-2014 04:24 PM
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    36. Adding Accessories to the PX Ranger Sports Bar

      For those who are interested in adding lights, CB antennas to the sports bar this can be done with a slight modification to the support bracket where the stop light wiring goes through. The hole is just big enough for the existing stop light loom only but hole can be made bigger by grinding its...

      Started by PD56‎, 28-05-2014 11:29 PM
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      29-05-2014, 11:54 PM Go to last post
    37. Angry Bad injector interferance on AM radio in my new Ford Ranger. HELP PLEASE!!!

      Ranger AM radio interferance from injectors. Ford do not want to FIX at this point in time Can anyone tell me if they have cured the interference from the injectors on their FORD RANGER. I have so far run up against a brick wall with Ford my car is 2 months old and I have to say that the...

      Started by radio nut‎, 28-05-2014 06:01 PM
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    38. Canopies causing tubs to crack?

      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...

      Started by tallwombat‎, 04-05-2013 04:21 PM
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    39. Angry bt50 issue

      Hi everyone. I know this is a ford forum but I have had little help with Mazda or the Mazda forum. My rig is the bt50 3lt auto dual cab. purchased last year with 80000kms on the clock. It is due it's 120000 service which I was heading to Perth to have done. No mazda dealers or service 1000 each...

      Started by darkydave‎, 27-05-2014 09:25 AM
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    40. Window Tint affecting Bluetooth Capabilities

      Hi Guys and Gals, I have recently purchased a new PX XLT Ranger Double Cab,I pick it up towards the end of June. Very excited !! I just have one issue. I always get my vehicles windows tinted, and after talking with the sales rep at Ford, I have a slight concern. He explained to me that...

      Started by r2elv‎, 24-05-2014 11:24 AM
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      • Views: 422
      25-05-2014, 10:28 AM Go to last post
    41. First Time New Car Buyer

      Hi, great forum. I'm about to buy a 2014XLS 3.2 Manual. The dealer has offered me a demo with nearly 2000 kms on it. Seems like a great deal, just wondering if there is a rule of thumb based for how much you should expect the price to be reduced for demos? Not sure if I'm supposed to post dollar...

      Started by jpmoore‎, 20-05-2014 07:50 PM
      • Replies: 11
      • Views: 421
      21-05-2014, 09:58 PM Go to last post
    42. Pj Ranger Doublecab stereo question

      Hi guys, awesome forum. I've got a quick question, does the XL Ranger have wiring to the rear doors for speaker installation like the tweeters? If so what size and depth speakers can you fit? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

      Started by cartoonis‎, 18-05-2014 05:47 PM
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      19-05-2014, 09:09 PM Go to last post
    43. New car when can I start towing

      Hi all Just about to get new ranger and have been told by dealer I can start towing my 2.8 ton trailer straight away. Just wondering if anyone has had other advise given to them. Does the engine and transmission need to be run in before putting on a trailer. Does anyone want to share good or bad...

      Started by Madmarc‎, 17-05-2014 04:30 PM
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      18-05-2014, 01:54 PM Go to last post
    44. ranger

      Finally arived had to go for second color choice but looks fantastic

      Started by Waysay‎, 17-05-2014 12:57 PM
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      17-05-2014, 01:55 PM Go to last post
    45. Delay

      Hi Apanyone out there able to supply a reason for delay on px ranger delivery times told April then may now June? any reasons would be better than dealer

      Started by Waysay‎, 13-04-2014 02:41 PM
      • Replies: 9
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      17-05-2014, 01:52 PM Go to last post
    46. Unhappy PK Ranger Cylinder sleeves

      Hi all, Hoping someone might be able to shed some light on this for me. I am (was :() a proud owner of a PK Dual cab with just under 100 000km on the clock. Approximately 5000 Km ago I had all four injector seals replaced as one was wrecked. Car has run fine always and has never overheated. ...

      Started by Dukenukam‎, 12-05-2014 09:48 AM
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      15-05-2014, 02:13 PM Go to last post
    47. 1989 F150 Bench seat Options

      Rebuilding my 1989 F150 custom.. it didn't have a seat when I bought it and second hand ones are as rare as rockin horse crap.. Anyone got any other suggestions on models I can use.. ideally I want to put in a bucket for driver and 2 seat bench for passengers...

      Started by robamiee‎, 12-05-2014 08:59 PM
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      13-05-2014, 05:55 PM Go to last post
    48. Px ranger suspension problems (listing to one side)

      Hi all. Just putting it out there again to see if any more are having suspension issues like leaning to one side, not sitting level, wheel arch height, spring sagging, I know I am not the only one out there being told by ford that this is within specs. :<

      Started by oscardog‎, 03-04-2013 11:46 PM
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      11-05-2014, 01:14 PM Go to last post
    49. 2009 Ranger Turbo..idle or not to idle

      Just got back from a long trip in one of the mates Toyota Land Cruiser. Nice unit but what got me was, every time we stop for a break etc he would let the motor idle for a few minutes...said it was good for the Turbo even though we weren't thrashing it or pulling anything. So I'm thinking should...

      Started by abatla‎, 25-03-2014 05:14 PM
      • Replies: 11
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      10-05-2014, 05:33 PM Go to last post
    50. PX Ranger heavier springs

      I'm after help deciding on a heavier rear suspension for my new (2 weeks old) PX Ranger Dual Cab. I carry a permanent 600kg weight and the bum sags. I want to lift it up a bit as I drive on some rough (sealed) roads and the bound can get a bit much. Any suggestions? At the moment I'm looking at...

      Started by craighaty7‎, 12-04-2014 10:59 PM
      heavy, lift, ranger px, springs, suspension
      • Replies: 11
      • Views: 935
      09-05-2014, 05:31 PM Go to last post

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