2000 Ford Ranger Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Ford Ranger
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2000 Ford Ranger ProblemsEngine Buck/Misfire at Freeway Speeds
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.
it seems to bog down when u press on the accelerator if u go slow i mean real slow it does ok also seems to bog down when it reaches 3k rpm like its starving for fuel or getting too much
The synchronizer shaft for the camshaft position sensor can cause a loud squeak or chirping noise due to failure of the upper bushing. The noise may be erratic and is usually present when the engine is warm.
2000 Ford Ranger QuestionsI moved my truck and got stuck in the snow. I tried to get it out but couldn't. Once the snow melted I started truck, put in gear and know won't move at all. Tranny fluid is good. Check engine light came on after. Any opinions? (1 answer)
Estimate of 1 hour to replace cruise control switch on 2000 Ranger but 30 minuted on Explorer - Same switch used for both cars.
2000 Ford Ranger RecallsRecall 07V336000
Ford has recalled 1998-2000 Electric Ranger EV vehicles due to faulty transaxle attachment bolts. On some vehicles, the bolts may loosen, which may cause a clunking noise and a jerking motion. If the bolts fall out, the transaxle may detach from the vehicle. Dealers will install bolts with a revised design.