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

Orifice Tube/Expansion Valve Locations -> Domestic Light Trucks & Vans -> 2001-02
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Aerostar, Escape, E-Series, Excursion, F-250HD, F-350, F-Super Duty, Ranger & Villager -> Bendix Hydro-Max -> Expedition, Explorer, F-150, F-250LD, Mountaineer, Navigator & Windstar -> Manual Bleed -> Pressure Bleed
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger L ELECTRIC

Aerostar, Escape, E-Series, Excursion, F-250HD, F-350, F-Super Duty, Ranger & Villager

Bleed primary and secondary hydraulic brake systems separately, bleeding the longest line first on each system. Do not allow reservoir to run dry during bleeding operation. Never use fluid that has been drained from the hydraulic system. Ensure proper bleed sequence is followed.

On 1997-98 Villager models, the bleed sequence is lefthand front, righthand front, lefthand rear, righthand rear.

On Aerostar, E-Series, Escape, Excursion, F-250HD, F-350, F-Super Duty, Ranger and 1999-2001 Vill...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Diesel Engines & Villager
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX

The fuel system remains under high pressure even when the engine is not running. This residual pressure must be relieved before servicing the fuel system. To avoid injury or fire, release pressure from the fuel system before disconnecting any fuel line.

The fuel system pressure must be relieved prior to disconnecting fuel lines to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven 10 miles or more while it relearns its adaptive strategy.

On model...

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

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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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air cleaner outlet tube.
  • Remove accessory drive belt.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts and position alternator aside.
  • Disconnect all electrical co...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Check Engine Lamp -> 1998-2006 EEC-V -> Keep Alive Memory (KAM) Reset & PCM Reset Less Electronic Tester -> PCM Reset Using Generic Scan Tool
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. After engine starts, the lamp should go off, unless a fault condition is detected by the EEC-V system. If the lamp remains On or starts to blink, a diagnostic trouble code is stored in the PCM. Following diagnosis and repair, the Check Engine/MIL lamp will automatically reset when stored diagnostic trouble codes are cleared from PCM memory. The PCM reset procedure allows the scan tool to command the PCM to clear all diagnostic trouble codes.

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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 2.3 L4 GAS

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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+.

Door Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger  4.0 V6 GASDoor Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Speaker Right Front
  • Speaker Left Front
  • Door Ajar Switch Left Front
  • Door Ajar Switch Right Front
  • Connector C-602
  • Underbody Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger  3.0 V6 GASUnderbody Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Tank Unit
  • Evaporative Emission Canister Vent Valve
  • Fuel Tank Pressure Transducer Sensor
  • Connector C-435
  • Connector C-433
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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  2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turbine Shaft Speed (TSS) Sensor
  • Transmission Fluid Temperature (TFT) Sensor
  • Shift Solenoid B
  • Torque Converter Clutch (TCC) Solenoid
  • Shift Solenoid A
  • 2001 Ford Ranger  2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • PCM Power Relay
  • Engine Cooling Fan Motor
  • Engine Cooling Fan
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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
  • Document: RECALL - CERTAIN 1992-2003 MODEL YEAR CARS AND TRUCKS - FUSED JUMPER HARNESS REPLACEMENT FOR VEHICLES SERVICED WITH AN INCOMPATIBLE FUSED JUMPER HARNESS
    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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