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'...
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.
Just wanted to go over an issue I have with my Ranger. It is a 2009 Diesel Auto 4x4 - completely standard at the moment. I noticed that the fuel range was very poor around 370-390kms. I ran fuel tests and got the following. First tank filled a total 52litres Vortex and got 371km's -...
Hi all. I have looked all over the web and through this forum but cant seem to find what im after.
I want my uhf to come on when the key is turned. has anyone done this or know where to get the supply from?
My 2.2 HR XLT ranger have the one clunk noise when go over the bump or when crawling up or down at slope , has anyone found the same ? I notice after 15000 Km use. I suspect from spring or lower arm bush but not sure
Hi all ,
I've read loads on this forum already but still I'm having no success with trying to solve my starting problem with a PK 2011 Ford Ranger.
Basically I purchased a 2011 model ranger with approx 65,000 k on clock , the ute was a liquidation sale, so I have limited info on the vehicle.
can anyone advise what is the maximum tyre size for the PX Ranger that I can fit (without scrubbing and changing rims). I am looking at 285x70R17. I am lifting the car by 50mm shortly.
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...
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...
just looking for some advice that has been done to death.
I have just got myself a new 2010 pk space cab and am looking into getting it lifted.
The question i have is in NSW what can i do (suspension + tyres) before i need to get a engineers certificate.
I am going to get a 40mm...
Hey all just went threw my first tank of fuel on my 3.2 daul cab xls auto and only got 470km and had a quarter left then i filled it to the top and it took 61L i was shocked as i see everyone getting at least 10l per 100 if not better. Is it normal to drink alot of fuel when its new. Im hoping it...
Looking for some assistance in getting roof racks for my cab -not canopy -cab. Can i or cant i. seems to be a hard one to get much info on. most 4x4 companies do canopy racks but i need one on my cab with the option of adding a basket. is this possible and if so where would the best place be to...
Hi guys, does anyone have the manual for the 2010 Ford thai ranger 2.5l xlt turbo diesel? Thanks would really appreciate it. The download link was broken I found
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...
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.
Hi Guys :)
Im looking at lifting my 2014 XLS px d/cab. I was wondering what the difference is between a transmission spacer and a centre bearing spacer? Or are they the same thing just with a different name.
Anyone have any info regarding led spottys over a led light bar. I live rural and i am thinking of going for the spots. Where would be best place to have a look at some or purchase and what would be the recomended output for a 2013 px ranger? cheers.
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
anyone had any experience with the B4000 sohc v6 fitted to a 2005 ford courier ...overheated non runner..choc milk oil... spins over like little compression 2nd hand engines are a bit like hens teeth ..suspect will need heads and whilst at it set of rings would be a good idea ...can it be done...
What possible cause of lack of power when towing?
Turbo? intercooler leaks? fuel?
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...
I have just done a ranger conversion from a 2011 model into a courier changing all including wireing harness and dash. All ran fine in the donor vehicle but after the conversion I have power to everything but the motor will not turn over. Key light is flashing on the instrument panel so I...
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.
Hey all still waiting on my new ranger and was told today it hasnt been started getting built and was told they could get me an auto instead of waiting ive always had manual utes so dont no alot about autos herd they drink more fuel .not sure if i just wait for the manual or take an auto
hey all I have just lifted my pk ranger 2" and want to get a bigger wheel setup, I was looking at getting steel rims, the question is what size? I wen tto a few tyre shops and they all say different, can anyone help my on what size wheel and tyre combo I can put on without scrubbing out and also...
Hey all just wondering if Anyone with a px ranger in silver that has a aluminum tray or has it set up can u post pics please looking to see wat looks good cheers
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
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....
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...
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...
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.
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