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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

    Air Bag System Precautions -> Ford Motor Co. -> Disarming -> 1990-91 -> 1990-92 -> 1991-92 -> 1992-93 -> 1992-94 -> 1992-96 -> 1993 -> 1993-94 -> 1993-95 -> 1994 -> 1994-95 -> 1994-97 -> 1995-2000 -> 1995-2004 -> 1995-96 -> 1995-97 -> 1995-98 -> 1996-97 -> 1996-99 -> 1997-2000 -> 1997-2001 -> 1997-2004 -> 1997-99 -> 1998 -> 1998-2000 -> 1998-2002 -> 1999-2000 -> 1999-2001 -> 1999-2002 -> 1999-2004 -> 2000 -> 2000-01 -> 2000-04 -> 2001-02 -> 2001-03 -> 2001-04 -> 2002-03 -> 2002-04 -> 2004 -> Aerostar & Bronco -> Aspire -> Aviator -> Blackwood, Expedition & Navigator -> Built After February 2002 -> Built Before March 2002 -> Capri -> Continental -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Marauder -> Econoline -> Escape -> Escort, Tracer & ZX2 -> Excursion -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> Explorer Sport & Sport Trac -> F Series -> Focus -> Freestar & Monterey -> Light Trucks & Vans -> LS -> Mark VII -> Mark VIII -> Mustang -> Passenger Cars -> Probe -> Ranger -> Sable & Taurus -> Tempo & Topaz -> Thunderbird -> Town Car -> Villager -> Windstar
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger L ELECTRIC

    Passenger Cars

    Prior to disconnecting battery, record preset radio frequencies.

    After the battery has been disconnected and connected again, abnormal drive conditions may be present while the powertrain control module relearns its adaptive strategy. The vehicle may need to be driven 10 miles or more to relearn the strategy.

    Aspire
    • Disconnect battery ground cable and isolate.
    • Wait one minute for back-up power supply to deplete stored energy.
    • Remove four driver's side air bag module mounting bolts.
    • Disconnect driver's side air bag module...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Anti-lock Brakes -> Aerostar, E-Series, F-Series & Ranger (RABS) -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1997 E-Series -> 1997 F-150 -> 1997 F-250HD -> 1997 F-250LD -> 1997 F-350 -> 1997 Ranger -> 1998 E-Series -> 1998 F-150 -> 1998 F-250LD -> 1998 Ranger -> 1999 E-Series -> 1999 F-150 -> 1999 F-250 -> 1999 Ranger -> 2000 F-150 -> 2000 Ranger -> 2001 F-150 -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Aerostar -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Drive Tests -> Except F-Super Duty Series -> F-Super Duty -> F-Super Duty Series -> Intermittent Diagnosis -> Quick Check -> System Pre-Check -> Wiring Diagrams
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Except F-Super Duty Series
    • Ensure ignition switch is in Run position with engine off.
    • Locate black RABS II diagnostic connector.
    • Disconnect two halves of connector (one side has an orange/black wire attached to it).
    • Attach a jumper wire to the orange/black wire side of the connector. Momentarily ground the opposite end of jumper for 1-2 seconds.
    • The "REAR ABS" lamp should start flashing a DTC.
    F-Super Duty Series
    • Connect New Generation STAR (NGS) Tester to Data Link Connector (DLC) located beneath instrument panel.
    • Select vehicle to be tested from NG...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Gasoline Fuel Injected Engines Except Escape, Freestar, Mariner, Monterey, Villager, 2005-06 Aviator, Explorer & Mountaineer, 2005-06 Expedition & Navigator & 2004-06 F150 & Mark LT
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS

    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 ...

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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 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 4.0 V6 GAS

    • 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 -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX

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

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp from thermostat housing.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from thermostat housing and from vehicle.
    • Reverse p...

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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+.

    Transfer Case Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger  4.0 V6 GASTransfer Case Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Transfer Case Assembly
  • Connector C-350
  • Underbody Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger  3.0 V6 FLEXUnderbody Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX

    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  3.0 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Central Security Module
  • 2001 Ford Ranger  3.0 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • PCM Power Relay
  • Ignition Coil
  • Powertrain Control Module
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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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