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

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Electrical Symbol Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

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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

Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1999-06 Ranger -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

Normal Service

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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 4.0 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

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove left front inner fender splash shield.
  • Remove protective cap from terminals.
  • Remove starter terminal nuts.
  • Remove ground cable retaining nut. Position ground cable asid...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Traction Control System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

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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 FLEX

  • 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+.

Charging System Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger  4.0 V6 GASCharging System Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Generator
  • Connector C-102A
  • Connector C-102B
  • Kick Panel Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger  2.5 L4 GASKick Panel Components Diagram for 2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS

    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  4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Glove Box Lamp
  • Battery Saver Relay
  • Generic Electronic Module
  • Instrument Panel Dimming Module
  • Interior Lamp Relay
  • 2001 Ford Ranger  2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Ford Ranger 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Safety Belt Indicator
  • Safety Belt Buckle Switch
  • Generic Electronic Module
  • Driver Safety Belt Retractor Pretensioner
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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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