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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 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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    2. PX Ranger service manual

      Any one know where I can get hold of a service or factory manual for a 2013 PX Ranger Dual Cab? I want to do work on it from time to time and would like to know dismatling tips. Today I needed to install a switch bank and wanted to remove part of the console/dashboard panelling. I eventually...

      Started by craighaty7‎, 12-04-2014 11:05 PM
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      18-04-2014, 07:34 PM Go to last post
    3. 3.2 manual using 4X4

      Probably be covered in other threads but we had a lot of discussion today and did some testing. yesterday the bosses drove out to remote area that axcessed over a hilly farm. The ute uses original road tyres so they didn't expect to get all the way but they hoped to get as far as the other...

      Started by Davehoos‎, 17-04-2014 08:40 PM
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      18-04-2014, 04:40 AM Go to last post
    4. Vortex diesel

      Hi all, this is my first post and I am new to the diesel fuel scene. I have a couple of questions. Today I filled up with Caltex Vortex diesel and am wondering does this fuel in anyone's opinion make any difference? Its only a couple of cents a litre dearer and if it works I will use it. ...

      Started by binnsy‎, 05-04-2014 04:44 PM
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      17-04-2014, 10:27 PM Go to last post
    5. PX Ranger cable entry into cabin

      I need to wire some power (to canopy) and lights (overhead and spots) back into to the cabin. Wondering if anyone can suggest some paths/entry-points to take to get from the engine bay back into the cabin (driver's area)? There's a fair few cables, driving lights, clearance lights, rear canopy...

      Started by craighaty7‎, 12-04-2014 11:25 PM
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      17-04-2014, 10:06 PM Go to last post
    6. 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
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      17-04-2014, 07:07 PM Go to last post
    7. dash lights

      hi was driving my px ranger when dash lights went out after 3 ks they come back on any one had the same problem

      Started by jeffkaz‎, 14-04-2014 06:55 AM
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      14-04-2014, 10:39 PM Go to last post
    8. Ford Ranger Rear Step Towbar

      Hi Guys, This is the rear step tow bar we have just finished developing.... Cost will be $990 however as a thanks to the people on the Forum and Facebook for helping me with research and finding cars to test on I am doing some special pricing of $690 for the first production run....If you are...

      Started by Tim Advanced Bars‎, 14-04-2014 10:54 AM
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      14-04-2014, 10:54 AM Go to last post
    9. 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
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      13-04-2014, 08:41 PM Go to last post
    10. 2009 PK Ranger Fuel comsumption not too great!

      Hi all, I have just purchased my 2009 ranger, its Auto with a steel ARB bar and 9000lb winch, all wheels are stock with no chip as far as I know, I do carry a tool box with some tools that weigh no more than 250kg combined. it is an Ex-police wagon, it has 113000 on the clock, the problem is when I...

      Started by Borney76‎, 11-04-2014 05:42 PM
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      12-04-2014, 04:11 PM Go to last post
    11. Ranger parker,running,security lights can they be turned off ?.

      Hi guys just wondering if you can disable the parker,running,security what ever they call them lights so they dont come on when you open the door,unlock the car and so on. Cheers

      Started by Stihlman441‎, 10-04-2014 09:57 PM
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      11-04-2014, 09:57 AM Go to last post
    12. TW's Build thread

      Decided it might be easier to keep all of my pics in one thread and show my mods and my car. Here she is when i got her. Canopy fitted.

      Started by tallwombat‎, 29-05-2013 08:34 PM
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      09-04-2014, 07:12 PM Go to last post
    13. Front mount Intercooler vs top mount

      Hi everyone, Has anyone thought about or gone though with a change of intercooler set up from front to top? I've found that the front mount is getting in the way. Don't know how many times I've had to straighten the bottom mounts. Thoughts anyone?

      Started by RangerO‎, 28-03-2014 09:16 PM
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      08-04-2014, 10:02 PM Go to last post
    14. PX model REGR Valve

      Hi Has any Ranger owner here has blocked off the EGR and if so what is your result/opinion. Have you experienced any problems? Interested from PX owners. Cheers.

      Started by PD56‎, 31-03-2014 08:02 PM
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      07-04-2014, 07:05 PM Go to last post
    15. Bluetooth Phone connection

      Hi all has anyone had this problem and what was the fix. On the way home from work yesterday i tried to make the normal all important call to the missus to let her know it was time to put a beer in the fridge so it was nice and chilly for when i got home. At the time i was listening to music...

      Started by oreely‎, 05-04-2014 09:00 AM
      • Replies: 1
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      05-04-2014, 05:12 PM Go to last post
    16. 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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      05-04-2014, 04:18 PM Go to last post
    17. Smart Charge

      Hi all I have heard on another forum that the Smart Charge system can be disabled by ford. I intend to do some inquiries on this when I get time to see if it is true but if any one else has any thing to elaborate on this topic please do. It could be a while before I get to a dealer as I'm...

      Started by PD56‎, 31-07-2013 07:22 PM
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    18. 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
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      03-04-2014, 07:40 PM Go to last post
    19. Not happy after service

      We had our px rangers 30,000 km service done today, I asked them to check the noise that comes after changing gears and releasing the clutch, it sounds like a spring releasing about a second or two after the clutch is let out, also asked them to measure how far it leans to the left side, I have...

      Started by kennchris‎, 02-04-2014 09:09 PM
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      02-04-2014, 10:50 PM Go to last post
    20. Snorkel - which one to buy?

      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,...

      Started by Dunno Ranger‎, 01-03-2013 10:23 PM
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    21. 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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      01-04-2014, 10:48 PM Go to last post
    22. 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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      31-03-2014, 10:05 PM Go to last post
    23. Help with Double din indash in a T6 Ranger

      Hey i install a pioneer Double din indash and i am trying to get my steering control to work i have pac steering wheel adapter but cant find the wires on the harness to connect it can anyone help me out plz

      Started by redzman‎, 31-03-2014 03:38 PM
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      31-03-2014, 07:59 PM Go to last post
    24. 2013 px ranger fuel economy

      Just a quick note to let everybody know at 30,000 my ranger pulled in 8.8ltr to the hundred on my last outing awesome being able to leave the murraylands and get to melbourne on one tank in a 3.2 ltr manual. normally averaging between 9.5 ---10.00 ltr. so ya gotta be happy bout that.

      Started by agav‎, 26-03-2014 10:54 PM
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      31-03-2014, 07:47 PM Go to last post
    25. ranger xlt auto supercab

      g day all i'm new to the forums but have been reading all about the px ranger and there problems so here goes some questions i have. 1.Is there a updated or new version of a workshop Manuel for 2013 to 2014 ford ranger i been told there isn't one i'm looking for a hard copy version 2.Is...

      Started by boof‎, 21-02-2014 08:13 AM
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      30-03-2014, 10:20 PM Go to last post
    26. Ice Blue Ambient Lighting

      Hi Guys, The drudgery of everyday life has kept me from the forum for a while. (By accident) today I came across 'Ice Blue' ambient lighting as a standard feature on XLTs and Wildtraks in overseas Ford markets. I've never heard of such a thing. Does anybody know if this is something available...

      Started by DiscoDandy‎, 15-03-2014 03:39 PM
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    27. PX Ranger 4x4 6 Speed Manual Failure

      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...

      Started by mbtac05‎, 12-02-2013 07:35 PM
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    28. Angry Late 2007 Ranger 3.2L diesel with transfer case problems

      I would like to know if anyone else has come across this problem - I was driving home from work late last year doing about 80km/h down a country road when my car made terrible grinding sounds and ground to a sudden stop, the transmission completely locked up so while the motor would start it was...

      Started by harlequin.park‎, 25-03-2014 10:02 PM
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      27-03-2014, 07:12 PM Go to last post
    29. PX Ranger problems!!

      Interested to know if anyone is having problems with their new Ranger. I have a 2012 XLT dual cab 3.2 litre. The vehicle was taken back to dealer three times for oil leaks in the space of 5 months. Had strange noises coming from rear suspension, a clicking noise coming from behind dashboard upon...

      Started by mike24‎, 22-08-2013 05:10 PM
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    30. 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
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      26-03-2014, 09:04 PM Go to last post

      When I travel on Holidays with my Caravan, my 2010 PK XLT Dual Cab is loaded approaching full capacity. Although I do not travel rough country, and I use heavy duty level rides on the caravan hitch, I feel some sort of assist for the rear springs would be adviseable. I would appreciate any...

      Started by adibabi‎, 26-03-2014 04:38 PM
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    32. Ranger 80.000 K Service

      In the past I have been taking it to a mechanic I could trust....anyway he has sold the business. Now a mate who has the twin brother to my 2009 PK 3.0 Ranger, the Mazda BT50, reckons I should be taking it to a ford servicing place to get it done as it's a big service. He claims it will...

      Started by abatla‎, 25-03-2014 10:02 PM
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      26-03-2014, 12:52 PM Go to last post
    33. Perfect rim offset for PX

      Hey guys and girls, Bought myself a PX XLT late last year, have done a few mods to it so far, hard top, bullbar, spotlights, led spread lights in the bullbar, full sound system. Next I'm looking at is wheels and tyres. Just needing to know if anyone has put flares on and what offset was used to...

      Started by tomtom91‎, 22-03-2014 11:04 PM
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    34. Ford Ranger - Raptor Facelift and Accessory From Thailand

      G'day all, 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...

      Started by BeeJay_Kurupakorn‎, 18-03-2014 03:07 PM
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    35. PX Ranger Hard Lid - Is this acceptable

      Gidday all, Picked up my new px 2wd a few weeks ago, and dropped it in to a local 4wd dealer who fitted a hard lid to it. Ford reccomended so i was expecting it to be bang on. Few issues im not happy with and wanting to get other opinions. - The lid sits way too far back and has a huge...

      Started by bgnz‎, 31-01-2014 09:02 PM
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    36. 2009 ford ranger PK problem

      Hey guys looking for some advise I've got an issue with my ford ranger it's a 2009 model PK dual cab with 171xxx on the clock I've had an issue with black stuff floating in my radiator at first I thought it was the egr which has been replaced but the problem persists, I'm not losing engine oil and...

      Started by Loomis23‎, 15-03-2014 10:48 PM
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    37. Abs=wtf

      Hello all. This morning driving into work had a near miss with Skippy. Hit the stop pedal real hard and turned to the left, front left wheel locked up. Now this was on a gravel road with loose stones on top. I was under the impression that this could not be done with an ABS system. I was in 4...

      Started by 4x4ORD‎, 07-03-2014 06:38 AM
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      07-03-2014, 05:08 PM Go to last post
    38. B2500 engine?

      Can anyone tell me the parentage of the 2.5 litre turbo diesel engine of the 2002 Bravo 4x4? ... ie; is it a Mazda engine, or did they import one from another company ... Isuzu etc?

      Started by Eddy‎, 26-02-2014 06:33 PM
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    39. Wink Wiring a Reverse Camera

      Asking - Can I wire the camera to the reverse light ? or is there a required way Thanks:)

      Started by Lawrie_t‎, 04-03-2014 01:28 PM
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      04-03-2014, 04:47 PM Go to last post
    40. speed

      does anyone know how you turn the chime off when you exceed the speed at 120km thanks

      Started by boof‎, 26-02-2014 11:03 PM
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      03-03-2014, 06:43 PM Go to last post
    41. px ranger

      has anyone had a problem with there 3.2 manual px xl ranger with revs not returning to normal mine is idling at 800 revs normal but now is at 1000 revs dealer has had to 2 trys and fixing its ok for a day then back to high idle again and when you let clutch out with no throttle it raises to 1300...

      Started by anrew23‎, 01-03-2014 09:28 PM
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    42. globes

      Is there a place that lists all the globe types on a 2014 ranger,,,eg tail light base type

      Started by ollie10‎, 27-02-2014 11:41 PM
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      28-02-2014, 01:26 PM Go to last post
    43. 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
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      28-02-2014, 12:07 PM Go to last post
    44. 6 speed automatic gearbox

      hey guys i just checked under the bonnet of my ford ranger just to get knowledge of the engine and gearbox and accessories and noticed that i couldnt find the dipstick for gearbox or is it a gearbox that doesnt have one or is it hidden. cheers

      Started by boof‎, 25-02-2014 09:32 PM
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      28-02-2014, 10:02 AM Go to last post
    45. 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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    46. Has anybody had problems with there PX 3.2l e.g..Ticking or failures and what caused?

      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...

      Started by Goodymonster‎, 20-02-2014 03:02 PM
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      22-02-2014, 06:36 PM Go to last post
    47. Smile Wildtrak - Chilli Orange - New Owner Questions/Problems...thoughts?

      Hi All, I just took Delivery on Friday of my new Chilli Orange Wildtrak, overall I love the car... have a few questions that hopefully other members may be able to answer as follows: 1. Bullbar recommendations ? ARB Bullbars seem to leave a large gap in the body work near the wheel arches ......

      Started by jammcg‎, 17-02-2014 01:08 PM
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    48. Snorkel

      What recommended brand name snorkel do you think the PX Ranger should have? I'm looking for something that is decent

      Started by PD56‎, 27-12-2013 01:14 PM
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    49. Instrument light failure

      Some of my instrument dash lights have failed (intermittent fault) which was confirmed by dealer & was told this was an issue with earlier models,the mechanic also stated the LCD could also be affected. A new instrument board will be fitted under warranty so I will update results some next week...

      Started by PD56‎, 14-02-2014 09:29 PM
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      19-02-2014, 05:37 PM Go to last post
    50. FORD emblem sizing

      Hey guys Could someone do me a massive favour and measure the dimensions of the ford emblem/logo on the grill of a 2012+ ranger. All I need is the width of the symbol and the height of the symbol. Huge thankyou in advance.

      Started by superdogster‎, 16-02-2014 01:28 PM
      • Replies: 4
      • Views: 296
      17-02-2014, 09:57 PM Go to last post

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