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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

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    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0 V6 GAS

    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

    Drum Brakes -> Expedition, Explorer, E-150, F-150, F-250LD, Mountaineer, Navigator & Ranger -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Brake Drums

    Any time brake drums are removed for brake service, braking surface diameter should be checked with a suitable micrometer at several points to determine if they are within the safe oversize limit stamped on the brake drum outer surface. If braking surface diameter exceeds specifications, the drum must be replaced. If braking surface diameter is within specifications, drums should be cleaned and inspected for cracks, scores, deep grooves, taper, out of round and heat spotting. If drums are cracked or heat spotted, they must be replaced.

    Minor scores should be removed with sa...

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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

    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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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove starter motor solenoid terminal cover.
    • Disconnect starter motor wires.
    • Remove nut and starter ground cable.
    • Remove starter motor mounting bolts and stud bolt.
    • Remove starter motor fr...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Severity Indicator ->
    Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS

    This indicator will display the severity color of RED when low oil pressure, charging system malfunction, engine coolant overheating or door ajar problems ar...

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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 L ELECTRIC

    • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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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  2.3 L4 GASB-Pillar Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Cargo Lamp Assembly
  • Interior Map Lamps Assembly Front
  • Connector C-710
  • Connector C-810
  • Connector C-927
  • Kick Panel Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger  3.0 V6 FLEXKick Panel Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • Inertia Fuel Shutoff Switch
  • Four-Wheel Drive Control Module
  • Connector C-213
  • Ground G-201
  • Connector C-282
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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:
  • EGR Vacuum Regulator Solenoid
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor #21
  • Evaporative Emission Canister Vent Valve
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor #12
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor #11
  • 2001 Ford Ranger  4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Generic Electronic 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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