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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

    Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Refrigerant System Tests
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

    • Connect a suitable manifold gauge set to discharge (high) and suction (low) pressure fittings.
    • Start engine, then set A/C to MAX position and blower setting to maximum speed.
    • Stabilize in-vehicle temperature to 70-80°F.
    • Maintain engine speed at approximately 1500 RPM.
    • Determine compressor discharge (high) pressure as follows:
      • Record ambient temperature.
      • Record discharge (high) pressure.
      • Discharge pressure is satisfactory if it falls within range shown in Fig. . If ambient temperature is 100-110°F, discharge pressure shoul...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Anti-lock Brakes -> E-Series, Excursion, Expedition, Explorer, F-150/250LD, F-Super Duty Mountaineer, Navigator & Ranger (4WABS) -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1997 -> 1997 E-Series -> 1997 Expedition -> 1997 Explorer -> 1997 F-150 -> 1997 Mountaineer -> 1997 Navigator -> 1997 Ranger -> 1997F-250LD -> 1998 E-Series -> 1998 Expedition -> 1998 Explorer -> 1998 F-150 -> 1998 F-250LD -> 1998 Mountaineer -> 1998 Navigator -> 1998 Ranger -> 1999 E-Series -> 1999 Expedition -> 1999 Explorer -> 1999 F-150 -> 1999 F-250LD -> 1999 Mountaineer -> 1999 Navigator -> 1999 Ranger -> 2000 E-Series -> 2000 Expedition -> 2000 Explorer -> 2000 F-150 -> 2000 Mountaineer -> 2000 Navigator -> 2000 Ranger -> 2001 E-Series -> 2001 Expedition -> 2001 Explorer -> 2001 F-150 -> 2001 Mountaineer -> 2001 Navigator -> 2001 Ranger -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Drive Cycle Tests -> Excursion -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> F-Super Duty Series -> F-Super Duty Series & Excursion -> Intermittent Diagnosis -> Quick Check -> Ranger -> System Pre-Check -> Wiring Diagrams
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    • Connect New Generation STAR (NGS) Tester to Data Link Connector (DLC) located beneath instrument panel.
    • Select vehicle to be tested from NGS menu.
    • If NGS does not communicate with vehicle, proceed as follows:
      • Ensure program card is properly installed.
      • Inspect connections to vehicle.
      • Ensure ignition is in On position.
      • If NGS still does not communicate with vehicle, refer to NGS Tester manual.
    • Follow NGS Tester instructions to retrieve DTC's.

    Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

    Refer to Figs. through for diagnostic trouble code interpretation.

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 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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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove accessory drive belt.
    • Disconnect electrical connector and remove nut.
    • Remove wire harness-to-alternator pin-type retainer.
    • Remove alternator ...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger L ELECTRIC

    This lamp should light when engine coolant level in the radiator drops below a predetermined le...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at engine.
    • Remove hose from engine.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Outlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
    • Disconnect heater outlet hos...

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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+.

    B-Pillar Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger  3.0 V6 FLEXB-Pillar Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • Cargo Lamp Assembly
  • Interior Map Lamps Assembly Front
  • Connector C-710
  • Connector C-810
  • Connector C-927
  • Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger  2.3 L4 GASEngine Compartment Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Wheel Speed Sensor Left Front
  • Daytime Running Lamp Module
  • Fog Lamp Left Front
  • Connector C-150
  • Connector C-152
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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:
  • PCM Power Relay
  • Engine Cooling Fan Motor
  • Engine Cooling Fan
  • 2001 Ford Ranger  2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Electrical Symbol Identification
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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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