Ford Ranger Repair and Maintenance
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Ford Ranger ProblemsHigher Than Normal Engine Idle
The engine may have a higher that normal idle at times. After cold start with an automatic transmission and when the clutch is depressed with a manual transmission. Our technicians tell us updated powertrain control module (PCM) software is available to address this concern.
The engine may misfire and/or buck while driving at freeway speeds with no fault code stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This can be caused by an intermittent fault with the camshaft synchronizer assembly. This condition can be diagnosed by monitoring knock sensor data as per Ford service bulletin #05-22-12. Replacement of the synchronizer assembly will be required to correct this concern.
If you experience cold starting problems, stalling at idle, or hesitations during acceleration, it may be the idle air bypass valve. This valve helps the vehicle idle steadily and run when the accelerator pedal is not pressed.
Ford Ranger QuestionsWhy would I be losing power in 4 n 5 gear what do I do (1 answer)
When I'm driving my ranger I would be driving n I get on it out of the hole n 1st 2nd n 3th is great once I shift its hesitate n it's slow at the beginning n then it speeds up but then I shift to 5 n then does the same thing what do I do
engine poor performance code po352
I have a 1994 Ford Ranger with no spark. I have replaced the distributor, the
ignition module, and the ECM. I also replaced the under the hood relays. I
am out of ideas.
Ford Ranger RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.