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2001 Ford Ranger CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Ford REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Charging Valve Locations -> Domestic Light Trucks & Vans -> 2001-02
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> Aerostar -> Bendix Hydro-Boost Brake Booster -> Bendix Hydro-Max Brake Booster -> E-Series, F-250HD, F-350 & F-Super Duty -> Escape -> Excursion -> Expedition, Explorer, Explorer Sport & Sport/Trac, F-150, F-250LD, Mountaineer & Navigator -> Installation -> Master Cylinder -> Ranger -> Removal -> Villager -> Windstar
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX

Master Cylinder

Aerostar

Use care when removing the brake master cylinder to avoid scratching the exposed primary piston.

  • Disconnect wiring harness from low fluid level warning switch in master cylinder reservoir, then the low fluid warning switch from master cylinder.
  • Disconnect brake pressure differential valve warning lamp switch from combination valve, then the front and rear brake tubes from master cylinder.
  • Remove nuts attaching master cylinder and booster bracket holder to power brake booster.
  • Discard fluid from master cylinder, allowing fluid to pour through reservoir fi...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> Aviator, 1991-06 Explorer & Mountaineer, 1986-06 Ford Ranger & 1986-90 Bronco II w/Fuel Injected Engine
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

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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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger L ELECTRIC

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air cleaner outlet tube.
  • Remove accessory drive belt.
  • Disconnect electrical connector and remove nut.
  • Remove wiring harness-to-alternator pin type retainer.
  • Remove altern...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Traction Control System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the warni...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Drain cooling system into suitable container, then remove overflow hose.
  • Remove fan shroud attaching screws, then place shroud over fan assembly.
  • Remove upper and lower ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Lift tensioner by rotating it counterclockwise.
  • Remove old belt.
  • Install new belts, ensure ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2001 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Brake Pedal Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger  2.3 L4 GASBrake Pedal Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Clutch Pedal Position Switch
  • Brake Pedal Position Switch
  • Connector C-257
  • Connector C-278
  • Manual Transmission Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger  3.0 V6 GASManual Transmission Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Output Shaft Speed Sensor
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor No. 11
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor No. 12
  • Reversing Lamps Switch
  • Connector C-142
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2001 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2001 Ford Ranger  2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Power Point
  • 2001 Ford Ranger  3.0 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Exterior Rear View Mirror Switch
  • Exterior Rear View Mirror, Right
  • Exterior Rear View Mirror, Left
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2001 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: SAFETY RECALL - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Instruments, Dash Cluster, Warning Lights, Mirrors
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    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2001 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2001 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2001 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2001 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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