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#2924 of 2995 Re: 94 Ford Ranger Won't start [angelarae]
Apr 02, 2011 (7:51 am)
I had the same problem. Turned out to be bad contact between my battery cables and the battery terminals. I took the cables off, cleaned the inside of the connectors and cleaned the battery posts and that solved the problem. Easy enough to give it a try. Let me know if this works for you.
#2925 of 2995 Re: 94 Ford Ranger Won't start [angelarae]
Apr 02, 2011 (10:15 am)
you mentioned the battery had been checked, try putting a differant battery in it even though the battery checked good does not mean it has the power to crank it over. ford starters are normaly high torque
i have replaced batteries that have checked ok but lack the cranking power to turn the engine over.
hope this helps!
#2926 of 2995 Re: 94 Ford Ranger Won't start [angelarae]
Apr 02, 2011 (1:30 pm)
Or, the battery cables have corrision inside the insulation. Pull insulation back, squeeze the cables, etc. See if you have a solid cable inside.
Apr 19, 2011 (10:24 am)
I've got an 08 Ranger with 41K miles and had a vibration in the steering wheel when braking, usually means rotors are warped. I took it to my local independent shop that I've been using for years and trust their judgement. They said it needed new pads AND rotors, they couldn't just resurface the rotors as they would have then been too thin and out of specs. I understand the need for pads as 41K miles isn't unusual. But in all my life of driving, I've never needed new rotors so soon. I live in Florida so I'm really surprised they warped at all and can't think of a reason for that.
#2928 of 2995 Re: Rotors [mikefm58]
Apr 19, 2011 (2:20 pm)
i think if it were me i would have looked at the rotors, seems kinda strange they would ware out in only 3 years! and if new ones were installed i would look at them as well to make sure they were new and not turned. even though the shop is one that you have done business with for years there are some mechanics that will tell you one thing and do another. because of the econamy. i installed a new set of plugs in my own vehicle and had some work done on it by friends at a trusted shop when he got finished he tried to charge me for the new plugs that i installed myself, i went to the owner about the charge and told him i put them in myself. he discharged the mechanic.
#2929 of 2995 Ford Ranger clunk noise after startup
May 01, 2011 (3:23 pm)
After 4 or 5 seconds, my 2006 Ranger XLT 4x4 (52k miles) has the "clunk" driveline sound after startup, while still in park and in 2wd mode which seems strange. A slow take-off right away, forward or reverse, will emit the same loud clunk. Just bought it used and the dealer has already lubed the slip joint. Not sure of the purpose of a slip joint, but still the cause? I'm sure the dealer will not want to replace it, but it's still under the 60 day warranty. Any help will be much appreciated. Thanks in advance.
#2930 of 2995 Re: Ford Ranger clunk noise after startup [rangeral]
May 02, 2011 (1:02 am)
Is it the ABS doing its self-check?
#2931 of 2995 Re: Ford Ranger clunk noise after startup [rangeral]
May 02, 2011 (3:25 am)
Check you torque converter bolts
#2932 of 2995 Re: Ford Ranger clunk noise after startup [bolivar]
May 02, 2011 (2:42 pm)
Abs is fine. Not that. Definitely a drive line issue. Thanks for the reply.
#2933 of 2995 Re: Ford Ranger clunk noise after startup [littlechevy]
May 02, 2011 (2:42 pm)
Will do little chevy. Thanks.