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2005 Ford Ranger Problems

Engine -- Verified

A buzzing type noise may be noted from upper engine area at about 1900 RPM, under light acceleration. Our technicians tell us this can be caused by loose ignition coil bracket bolts. Coil bracket bolts should be checked for the correct torque before further diagnoses is performed.

Engine -- Verified

The magnet for the camshaft position sensor may fall out of its mount and damage the synchronizers. This causes long crank times when starting the engine and may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. If this happens, both the magnets and the synchronizers need to be replaced.

2005 Ford Ranger Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, July 7, 2011

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An internal fault may develop within the multi-function turn signal switch. This can affect turn signal, tail, hazard, and/or brake light operation. Non-functioning exterior lights could increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the multi-function switch to correct this concern. This recall is scheduled to begin on August 15, 2011. The Ford recall number is 11C18.

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2005 Ford Ranger Questions and Answers

MarkC56, 2005 Ford Ranger, 4.0L V6, Kent, WA

I recently switched on my 4X4 and it did not engage at all...no indicator lights or hubs engaging. I have checked all the fuses I can find that relate to 4X4 modules. Is there a reset and where is it?

RangerGirl, 2005 Ford Ranger, 4 Cylinder, Encinitas, CA

I recently had the clutch master cylinder replaced on my truck. My mechanic noticed it was leaking fluid up behind the clutch and I was having problems shifting into 1st gear at stop signs/red ligh...

ranger_man, 2005 Ford Ranger, 4.0L V6, Yerington, NV

While driving at normal highway speeds the engine will hiccup that is to say it's like someone turned off the key for just a half a second or so. This happens very infrequently. Yesterday I re...

Visitor, 2005 Ford Ranger, 4.0L V6, Heath, OH

My Ford dealer garage suggests a power steering service, i.e. flush and add new fluid. Never had this done before on any car/truck I've owned. Is this new? Necessary? I'm experiencing ...

Visitor, 2005 Ford Ranger, 4.0L V6, Greensburg, PA

High pitched whining occurs in all gears after tranny was totally rebuilt with new parts--intensity of pitch increases as accelerating increases

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