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i have owned my ranger for 2-3 weeks and in that time iv put some add ons to it ( lift kit snorkel ect) but one thing i was planning to do was put better lights in it since they are about as good as my s1 rx7 head lights but last monday some one thought it would be a good idea to play bumper cars...
Hi all again.
Just seeing if anyone has experienced or knows anything about the following….
Ranger 2011 XLT auto dual cab 90 000kms;
When the ute is cold i.e first up in the morning or hasn't been driven for the day.The ute when changing into second at a slow idle really bangs into gear....
Brand new in packaging Iron Man commercial winch compatable bull bar.
Fits Ford Ranger 2007 +
Complete with fitting kit
Collection Melbourne CBD - call David 0417 647 761
Asking $995 for Bull Bar
Can someone please tell me how to carefully remove the front and rear door trim on my 2012 PX Ford Ranger? Also suggestions on the most appropriate fuel manager filtration kit would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Have had continual issues with the Drivers side blend door end point settings.
Been back 3 times in 20 months since new to have them simply reset the end points and send me on my way after 3-4 hours.
This time it hasn't lasted 1 week.
I'm actually a mechanic by trade for the past 44.9 years and...
Just wondering if anyone has lowered a PE Courier 2WD (1999) I don't want it slammed down on the ground just a few inchs without massive amounts of mods to do
I use the vehicle to transport 1 and some times 2 race motorcycles so it never carries anywhere near its rated load maybe 450kg at most, I...
Recently i encountered a ticking noise coming from in behind the dashboard cluster of the speedometer area after the ute has been turned off.
It will even do it by turning on the key and and back off again without actually starting the vehicle. It will last approximately 3-5 seconds.
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 -...
Does anyone have a set of instruction to fit a Snorkel to a PX Ranger. I couldn't afford an original from Ford, so got one off Ebay which looks exactly the same but the instructions are too dark to read.
Has anyone had a cracked Auto Oil Cooler on their Ranger (2010 75k)?
This happened to me while towing (close to 2.5t) through Central Qld recently.
The RACQ man was on to it straight away, and said it is not uncommon on PKs.
The cooler was sent out to have the crack repaired by welding and...
Just wanted to know if anyone else has had cracking in front edge of tub that faces the cab.
hey guys just couple questions my ranger has done 12,000kms since new and suddenly the alarm has decided to go off by itself has anyone had the same issues and the auto now seems to lag in gear change when you kick down too overtake a vehicle is that normal for these six speed autos or does someone...
I've had my PX XL dual cab auto 2WD for about 5000k's now and this morning have run into what seems to be a major gearbox issue.
Symptoms are that I have a check engine light, traction control light and most worryingly a drivetrain warning light all at the same time. Moving...
I wish to repair and hide some gutter rash on my PX ranger rims.
Is there a Colour code paint for the standard silver rims?
Thanks in advance
I want to put a 2" lift on the 2012 Ranger so the Kimberley camper can hook up easily. I'd appreciate any suggestions to brands etc. Thanks.
hey guys just seeing if anyone here has had any problems with there front tyres wearing out on the inside now i know everyone will say get a wheel alignment and i am but at 15000 kms it seems to me unusual to have the tyres wear so quickly considering the steering wheel doesn't veer off to the...
What's the best ute liner to put on my PX Ranger steel tray back under an aluminium checker plate canopy? Thanks.
What precautions do I need to do when welding on the aluminium checker plate canopy on the tray e.g., disable the computer? disconnect the negative battery terminal? Suggestions greatly appreciated. Thanks
HI,finished my install,spun the bottom plug around 180 degrees and cut of the lug so it fits flush into the rubber mount.
Used the original hose on the bottom because the bends in it worked perfectly to where i mounted the provent.All i needed was a short piece of 25mm I.D hose and a 25mm brass...
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...
Just finished installing a 3 inch body lift kit to my Ranger .I have got a photo of my car next to a stock one to see the difference. Mine one has 2 inch lift from tires, 2 inch suspension lift and 3 inch body lift. This body lift kits are available for $1900. Let me know if any of...
Where can I please get information on how to change the timing belt and engine specifics that aren't covered in the car manual or "workshop manual" CD?
New to the forum, we have just bought a new 2015 PX ranger. We are wanting to install a 2nd auxiliary battery system. We are not sure where to start from as have been told so many different things.
1 auto electrician has advised we have to get our alternator idle reset so it's...
Hi all. I have just purchased a used 3.2 6 speed manual Ranger. For the first 3 days it was so smooth when shifting gears. Then all of a sudden it changed feeling like there is slight pressure when selecting each gear. Feels like it's in the shift or maybe the linkage, it doesn't effect anything...
Hi Guys, New to this forum, but after previously owning an 80 series Toyota Landcruiser & a Series 3 stage 1 Land-rover, I've found these forums to be a
wealth of knowledge. Consequently, someone out there might be able to help me solve my problem.
I recently acquired a second hand 3.0...
Hi, have bought a new mirror with a reversing camera for the PX Ranger. Anyone have any ideas about removing the old mirror (without taking half the windshield with it) I just need to leave the old metal plate on the glass and retrofit the new rear view mirror to the plate, but looks like a special...
Hi all. Im new to the forum and would like to know if anyone has had suspension work done to their PX ranger Dual Cab?? I have a bull bar and winch fitted as well as a Flexiglass canopy with a set of drawers. The front set up has dropped the front by 15mm with the bar and winch and will be looking...
Hema Navigator 5 - the ultimate in on and off road navigation in good working order, only selling it due to upgrade. Works perfectly fine and never missed a beat, comes with all the cables and disks and box.
Preloaded 4GB MicroSDHC card included (with HEMA 4WD & Topo Maps)
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...
My PX Ranger has developed a problem with the turn indicators.
All indicators flash on the LHS and the RHS when required but they flash at twice the speed - never really going out.
However the Hazard Lights function is at the correct speed, front and rear.
Any suggestions greatly appreciated....
I have a 2012 Ford Ranger it has an issue with being attached to a (LED lit) trailer. It turns the parker lights off after being connected for a few mins. I have purchased a wiring loom from Ford which is supposed to fix the problem but the Ford Loom is a 12 pin flat plug. Has anyone else ...
ford courier diesel 2..5 litreturbo cracked head and blown head gasket 2 months ago..done a head last month m...anybody had similar or heard of tproblems with this model ?? if not do you have one and have you had a good run..appreciate feedback
also radiator runs very hot hoses on top..but only...
Hi all, Im having a constant drama with my 2011 Pk ranger throwing a speed sensor malfunction code. (P0500) this has only happen since the cruise control was fitted. I have since had the cruise taken out to no avail, code still comes back after being reset. The abs sensors are all working showing...
hey guys has anyone had problems with there alternator making noises especially if your car is only 18 months old and done under 13,000kms is there anything common that happens to them. cheers ( i;m sure i bought a lemon vehicle )
Currently have a problem with my Pk ranger. When accelerating moderately hard, the engine would rev hard and go nowhere and then after a second
it will surge foward. Is this normal cause its my first turbo diesel car i've owned.
I've got myself a genuine ford ranger snorkel, it never came with instructions. Everything behind the guard I'm familiar with but I'm wanting to know if anyone can help me with where the bracket for the top of the snorkel is positioned and if you have photos or instructions could you please post...
Apologies for the small print,dont know how to enlarge it.
It explains that the dyno readings are at the rear wheels where as most engine performance you read is done at flywheel so thats why they are lower in N/M and K/W than in the ford engine specs.
The difference is phenomenal through...
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.
Just purchased a diff breather kit from Air on Board with 2 x diff, 1 x gear box and 1 x transfer case breather. Now my query is How do you install breather onto transfer case ? I have heard its a bit of a sticky one to install :confused::
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...
I purchased a new PX 3.2 XLT Auto few weeks ago. It has a very lumpy/rough idle. The salesman told me they all do this.
So questions begs - does your 3.2 diesel idle rough - as if its got a lumpy cam?
Car drives well. But my suspicion is an injector that is not firing at idle or low...
Hey guys I have bought a second hand roller shutter and was wondering is anyone had some advice on how to install it without drilling into the top of the tub is there anyway around the drilling part any pictures and advice would be appreciated cheers
Can anyone help with deciphering the codes on a vehicle identification plate and compliance plate for a 1988 F250 4WD??? cheers, Brucie :)
Does anybody know where the crank angle sensor is on a PK?
I was just wondering if anybody has any knowledge or experience with an EGR Blanking Plate.
I have seen these on EBay and would appreciate your feedback.
I own a PX Ranger 3.2 XLT diesel auto
I've had a 2003 PG Courier 4X4 2.6 Petrol manual sitting on the lawn for about 3-4 years, finally tidying it up, have replaced battery plugs etc, gone to start and it's not getting fuel. It fires with 'start ya bastard' sprayed into the intake but won't run on its own fuel.
I have pumped 5-10...
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 ?
Getting to see a few new ranger owners here lately, thought I would mention there is a pdf copy of PX manual that can be downloaded, very handy for the diy members or handy if you are into mods, just be aware the manual covers world wide models that will have features not available for the...
Google UK Ranger Forums, manuals can be downloaded.
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