The dealer said there was nothing they were going to do about it. Replaced valve body again 6. I continue to have an intermitant shudder problem from 1-2 and then again from 3-4 around 2500 rpms and 4-5 around 2100 rpms. Turn the spare handle clockwise until the tire is raised to its original position underneath the vehicle. Make sure the jack is fastened so it does not rattle when you drive.
Vehicle was purchased in august of 2001. Ford has updated the part. To stop on a particular selection, press the control again. I placed a call to ford motor company's customer relations and they are 'researching' possibilities of financial assistance to repair this issue. Did you use a hand held tuner to tune your motor? Refer to Lubricant specifications in the Capacities and specifications chapter. Apparently, the torque on the transmission was increased without redesigning the transmission or seals to be able to withstand the higher torque.
Once the truck is warmed up, this is not a problem. When ethanol is used in the making of motor fuels, a small amount of a bad tasting chemical is added to discourage beverage use. This is a two person operation. Complaint Number: 10250083 Incident Date: July 1, 2006 Date Added to File: November 28, 2008 Description of the Complaint: Bought 2001 ford ranger in 2005, 18 months later gearbox needed rebuild due to loss of gear selection on auto box. By the time I traveled the approximate 10 miles, I had totally lost reverse gear and had substantial slippage occuring in forward gears. You can neutralize the acid with a solution of baking soda and water. Remove the two screws and lamp assembly from vehicle.
I have also taken this vehicle to an independant transmission mechanic to investigate the issue and see what is actually happening. Do not park your vehicle in Neutral, it may move unexpectedly and injure someone. It was found to be internal parts and external wiring of the transmission. Complaint Number: 887315 Incident Date: February 1, 2001 Date Added to File: May 2, 2001 Description of the Complaint: Vehicle has no second gear. Hitches For towing trailers up to 907 kg 2 000 lb , use a weight carrying hitch and ball which uniformly distributes the trailer tongue loads through the underbody structure.
After a bit of arguing I decided that I wasn't going to win and that I need a truck. Use a mild soap and water solution if necessary. Windshield washer fluid reservoir 3. Hold the control to move through the frequencies quickly. Do not remove these components from your vehicle when using snow tires and chains. Now, after about 4 months after the work, I am experiencing the same problem yet again. Look at the blogs and groups that are complaining about this issue, which if it involves the vehicle moving forward, could impact the passengers if the problem occurs on a freeway entrance ramp or subdivision streets.
That's because it puts all its power right where you need it to go. Use of these systems may result in vehicle starting problems and a loss of security protection. This is a very costly repair, so I'm sure Ford does not want to be forced to recall all of the Rangers, and it appears that this problem does affect several years of Rangers on the market. Turn the ignition to Off. You must gather information as accurately and consistently as possible. Hold the control to move through the frequencies quickly.
A new problem has begun in the last few weeks, now when you put it in gear, it takes several seconds before it engages. I believe this is a defect in the transmission from what I have read. Remove the jack and fully tighten the lug nuts in the order shown. For best results, plug the heater in at least three hours before starting the vehicle. Green markings on the shaft indicate the locked position. Disengaging the speed control will not erase the previously programmed set speed.
Check to make sure the coded key is an approved Ford coded key. Hold the control to move through the frequencies quickly. Pull the panel cover outward to access the fuses. Complaint Number: 10054616 Incident Date: January 20, 2004 Date Added to File: January 21, 2004 Description of the Complaint: I have a 01 ranger 4x4 with 4. The main concern that I have with this 'fix' is that it will be replaced with the same model of transmission and that the problem will occur again in 30-40,000 miles. Stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible, switch off the engine immediately and let the engine cool. This mechanic has confirmed that the transmission needs to be rebuilt, but also commented that he is seeing more of this happening with this particular transmission model in this vehicle.
When the engine starts, release the key, then release the accelerator pedal gradually as the engine speeds up. Complaint Number: 10135449 Incident Date: September 2, 2005 Date Added to File: September 6, 2005 Description of the Complaint: Automatic transmission started shifting hard, overdrive off warning light came on and started flashing. Took car to dealer and they said transmission was bad. Batteries normally produce explosive gases which can cause personal injury. Using the manual lumbar support if equipped Turn the lumbar support control clockwise to increase firmness. When turning, make wider turns so the trailer wheels will clear curbs and other obstacles.