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

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2001-02 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger L ELECTRIC

Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks.

For R-134a system an electronic type leak detector is recommended.

Electronic Leak Detectors

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Anti-lock Brakes -> Aerostar, E-Series, F-Series & Ranger (RABS) -> Precautions -> Brake Fluid Handling
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger L ELECTRIC

Brake Fluid Handling

Brake fluid can cause serious injury and vehicle damage if not handled properly. Avoid ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1999-06 Ranger -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS

Normal Service

Replace every 30,00...

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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

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove starter motor mounting bolts.
  • Lower starter motor.
  • Remove starter motor electrical connector cap.
  • Remove starter motor electrical connector nuts.
  • Remo...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Anti-Lock Or Rear Anti-Lock Brake System Warning ->
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger L ELECTRIC

Red and yellow indicator lamps are used to warn of system faults. The red lamp warns of such faults as low brake fluid level, parking brake On, system pressure differential and other system faults. The red indicator lamp will light for approximately two seconds during engine starting and should go off, unless parking brake is applied or a problem in the brake system exist. The red indicator lamp should reset after repairs to system have ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure...

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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+.

Automatic Transmission Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger  3.0 V6 GASAutomatic Transmission Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Output Shaft Speed Sensor
  • Digital Transmission Range Sensor
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor No. 11
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor No. 12
  • Intermediate Shaft Speed Sensor
  • Starter Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger  4.0 V6 GASStarter Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter Motor
  • Ground G-101
  • Connector C-197a
  • Connector C-197b
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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  4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Main Light Switch
  • Speed Control Servo
  • Speed Control
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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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