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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If you have any ideas to help boost discussion and the community feel of the place, then please reply to this thread.
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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'...
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 have a PX ranger cab chassis (Single cab RHD) with a custom built box on th back i want to add alarm contacts the the box doors as well as add central locking to them.
I have had a look at the wiring diagram I have for a 2011 PX Ranger and presume it is correct, how do I know if I have pasive...
Does anyone know if it is legal to flip the standard XLT towbar tongue to raise the tow ball height? I can raise the ball by 70mm if I can do that
Removed power chip (10000ks did notice slight rattle on initial startup briefly) had 30000ks service at local dealer returned home pm refitted chip failed to start. Returned to standard still failed to start. trucked to local Ford dealer
found fuel rail pressure relief valve faulty, replaced u/w....
the motor on my px ranger has blown up . according to the dealer diesel has entered the engine oil (they drained 20 liters ) and this has destroyed the motor. according to the dealer this is not covered by warranty , it has 92000 klms and 2.5 years old ,they say dirt has kept one of the injectors...
Hey has anyone removed the rear door trim got my windows tinted and they didn't put the trim back on properly can anyone help with some pics or something to help me get this trim off.
Thanks in advance
My spring loaded folding ignition key is jammed in the open position,and I can't close it .Any ideas on a fix please.
Hi all I've had my dual cab xlt for a bit over a month now and im getting this really annoying ticking sound from the front passenger side door it is really getting irritating and was wondering if anyone else has had this problem and if they found what was causing it
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...
It's been awhile since ive been on here but just wanted to give a bit of a review on my Ranger I purchased 2 years ago.
I bought a 2012 Ranger XLT dual cab auto
I've since done 120000kms in the ranger and wanted to share my experiences with the cars once they have done a few kms and must say if I...
Hi everyone just wondering if anyone has chipped their 3.2 ranger looking in to the chips but never really used these so was hoping for some feedback.
Also has anyone lifted their ranger and what is the maximum you can go without changing everything and costing a heap. What is a good brand for...
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 -...
Just fitted an Iron Man 2 inch lift to the PK Ranger and diff breather set (rear diff, front diff and transfer case). Just road tested the car and found it now shudders on initial take off 1500-2000rpm, but only on initial take off.
Does anybody know if the diffs are pressurised?...
Hi all fitted a long range tank to my PX so how much of this can you use ?.
Fitted a 145 ltr Brown & Davis installed by TJM Ballerat.
There was 21 ltrs in the old tank which was added to the new one and a short drive to the servo added another 130 lt so thats full to the brim to check for...
Still having issues with the courier losing coolant at a rate of 1 litre per 40 k's. The head gasket has been replaced. The head and block are fine. New hoses. New thermostat. New radiator. Radiator cap fine. New turbo charger. Visible welch plugs fine. No hot or cold water leaks obvious....
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...
I'M BAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!,Y'ALL MISS ME W/O INTERNET:cool::D;)
BE WARNED,,,DO NOT DRIVE THRU WATER AND THEN LEAVE HAND BRAKE ON OVER NIGHT. This has reared its ugly head with my car 4 times with handbrake being jammed on. DONT BOTHER WITH FORD ASSISTANCE as they will only want to tow car to place of repairs. I ended up jacking both wheels of off the ground...
Has anyone fitted a Bushwacker tailgate cap to a current model Wildtrak with a roller shutter ?
I have spoken to EMF Plastics in Geelong (refer other comments on this forum) re the cap they have previously supplied and they advise their cap will not fit on the latest WildTrak due to insufficient...
Yeah Yeah I know this is in the Ranger forum but both are based on the same platform so....
I reckon it looks pretty good, thoughts ?
Hi all, I was just about to purchase a WDH to tow my new van (about 2500 kg) arriving in 2 weeks and the sales guy suggested i call ford customer service to see if they would cover any warranty issues that I may have due to using a WDH. Ford Customer service told me it is not necessary to use a WDH...
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 is it worth while blocking off the egr on my 3.0 pj ranger.and what advantage would there be. Your feed back would be greatly appreciated thanks
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
Does anyone know the torque settings for the cylinder head bolts for a 1999 Ford Courier 2.5L turbo diesel WL motor? Is it the same settings for the 2 different size head bolts? Am replacing the head gasket.
hi everyone,just wondering if anyone would know the flywheel
torque specs for 96 wl 2.5 deisel.ford courier
Hi, I posted a while ago about fitting a light bar to the high beam circuit on a 2007 Ranger. Thanks for the reply's on that post, I'm still a bit confused with this + and - switching though. Is my Ranger + or - can anyone tell me? or does it not matter? can I wire the light bar either way. I...
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...
Hi everyone, i need some help.
my lemon piece of **** 2013 PX ranger is having yet another problem. the ESP warning light has come on and staying on. it came on the other day but went out after a few minutes, this time its staying on. its only been doing it since the manual gearbox was replaced...
I purchased a light bar for my 2007 ranger. Just wondering how to wire it into high beams. I have googled it but it hasn't really answered my questions. I see there are positive and negative switching ?? Not sure what this means or how to work it out. I have searched posts here but can't find any....
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.
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...
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
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.
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.
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