2001 Ford Ranger Driveline, U-Joint & CV Axles Replacement (ONLINE REPAIR MANUALS)

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We have info for following modifications of 2001 Ford Ranger

  • 2001 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS, CID:140, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:140, Engine VIN:, Desg:D
  • 2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS, CID:153, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:153, Engine VIN:, Desg:C
  • 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS, CID:182, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:182, Engine VIN:, Desg:U
  • 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX, CID:182, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:182, Engine VIN:, Desg:V
  • 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS, CID:245, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:245, Engine VIN:, Desg:E

DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported 2001 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS

Front

  • With vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
  • Remove front wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove and discard the hub nut and washer assembly.
  • Remove front disc brake caliper, anchor plate and pads as an assembly, and position assembly aside.
  • Remove brake disc.
  • Separate outboard front wheel halfshaft joint from wheel hub.
  • Support front suspension lower arm.
  • Remove nut and bolt retaining upper ball joint to front wheel knuckle.
  • Remove outboard front wheel halfshaft joint from wheel hub.
    • Rotate front wheel knuckle.
    • Compress outboard front whe...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported 2001 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX

Front

  • Raise and support the vehicle.
  • Index-mark front driveshaft to front axle flange and at transfer case flange.
  • Remove and discard bolts and U-joint retainers.
  • Remove and discard flange bolts.
  • Compress and separate front driveshaft from front axle, then separate driveshaft from transfer case. Wrap electrical tape around the bearing cups to prevent them from falling off the U-joint spider.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Tighten transfer case flange bolts in a cross pattern.
    • Torque front propeller shaft flange bolts to 22 ft. lbs.
    • Torque front propeller shaft U-...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported 2001 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

Front

  • With vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
  • Remove front wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove and discard the hub nut and washer assembly.
  • Remove front disc brake caliper, anchor plate and pads as an assembly, and position assembly aside.
  • Remove brake disc.
  • Separate outboard front wheel halfshaft joint from wheel hub.
  • Support front suspension lower arm.
  • Remove nut and bolt retaining upper ball joint to front wheel knuckle.
  • Remove outboard front wheel halfshaft joint from wheel hub.
    • Rotate front wheel knuckle.
    • Compress outboard front whe...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2001 Ford Ranger DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported 2001 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Single Cardan, Flange Yoke -> Single Cardan, Slip Yoke
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS

Single Cardan, Slip Yoke

Disassemble

Do not, under any circumstance, clamp the shaft in the jaws of a vise or similar holding fixture. Denting or localizing fracture can result, causing shaft failure during vehicle operation. Place the shaft on a suitable workbench. Do not damage the tube. If components are not marked and installed incorrectly, driveline imbalance can occur.

  • Index-mark the shaft components.
  • Remove and discard all four snap rings.
  • Clamp bearing cup removal tool No. 205-086 or equivalent in a vise.
  • If necessary, use a pair of pliers to remove a bearing cup t...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported 2001 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Single Cardan, Flange Yoke -> Single Cardan, Slip Yoke
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

Single Cardan, Slip Yoke

Disassemble

Do not, under any circumstance, clamp the shaft in the jaws of a vise or similar holding fixture. Denting or localizing fracture can result, causing shaft failure during vehicle operation. Place the shaft on a suitable workbench. Do not damage the tube. If components are not marked and installed incorrectly, driveline imbalance can occur.

  • Index-mark the shaft components.
  • Remove and discard all four snap rings.
  • Clamp bearing cup removal tool No. 205-086 or equivalent in a vise.
  • If necessary, use a pair of pliers to remove a bearing cup t...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2001 Ford Ranger DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported 2001 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX

Front

  • With vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
  • Remove front wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove and discard the hub nut and washer assembly.
  • Remove front disc brake caliper, anchor plate and pads as an assembly, and position assembly aside.
  • Remove brake disc.
  • Separate outboard front wheel halfshaft joint from wheel hub.
  • Support front suspension lower arm.
  • Remove nut and bolt retaining upper ball joint to front wheel knuckle.
  • Remove outboard front wheel halfshaft joint from wheel hub.
    • Rotate front wheel knuckle.
    • Compress outboard front whe...

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