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  1. dhdaniel

    Navigation & Sirius question

    Hello guys, This maybe a dumb question, I just dont know. Will the Navigation system still work if I have my Sirius XM turned off? Is it powered by satellite or by the Onboard Wfi? I'd like to keep it. Wife uses it alot. This gets confusing Thanks Dave
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    another odd recall

    Today on my Ford Pass app I get this FSA Information FSA Title Owners Manual Engine Idle Shutdown Callout Missing Field Service Action number 20L03 thats it. Seems odd to me Dave
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    Cabin Filter

    Anybody changed there's yet? I just watched the Youtube video. Its looks very simple. I see O'reillys has a Wix available for 18.99 #WP10410 My experience on the Texas Gulf Coast with our constant High Humidity and allergens these filters get funky real quick. I went 1 year on the F150. and it...
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    Ford Owner Website issues

    I've been trying for some time to get into the owner.ford.com with No success. Its normally a good site to keep up with recalls and maintenance and other good stuff. I'm trying to understand how to get the Waze app installed. Thanks Dave
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    30 Day Mini review on New Ranger

    Had this truck about a month now. Thought I would mention a few things. Gas mileage is great. 75 mile round trip to work. Mileage is consistantly 24.5 to 25. The dashboard readout is 26. 5. I know the AFE Bias can be adjusted but not really needed. I had all windows tinted as dark as possible...
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    Ford Extended warranty Best prices

    I know Zeigler Ford has a good website and good pricing for ESP's Any others? I'm ready to purchase one. Dave
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    First review of my 2019

    Good morning, I thought I'd mention my initial findings on my new Ranger, Don't take these as complaints. Just my realizations Understand that I am comparing this to my 2019 Ford Explorer Limited, with the same 2.3 Ecoboost Negatives : Engine is loud on startup. Obviously this is due to the...
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    Getting another Ranger, GOT IT TODAY!

    Hello folks, been a while since I was here, I traded my tired 2006 Ranger in on a 2017 F150 STX, which is a fine truck but, time for a change. Anyway went back to my same dealer yesterday and drove the Ranger Lariat FX4, I really liked the ride quality, smoother than my F150, The interior was...
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    Identify my trans 5 speed manual

    I'm trying to ID my 5 speed manual in my 2006 2.3l The door sticker has a trans code of "R" appreciate the help Dave
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    coil gone bad? picture attached

    I went out and gave my 2.3 a close look, trying to diagnose a miss Looking at the factory original coil I found a massive crack across the front you can see it in the picture, I assume this could be my problem? Hopefully it will run for a bit longer, till I can afford the $80 coil thanks for...
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    Need help diagnosing misfire

    My 2006 2.3 is ailing, I need help please! It starts & idles just fine, Runs up thru the gears just fine, Seems that when I apply heavier throttle in the higher gears, it wants to mis,spit, sputter what ever you want to call it. I can acheive 60-70 mph if I do it slowly. At 60, in 5th if I...
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    double din install in a 2006

    I have a single din JVC that I want to replace with a Double din touchscreen unit. ON the Crutchfeild site the unit I want $399 comes with some type of adapter bracket. With a warning that you can never go back to a stock radio. I dont even have a stock radio. So how does this mount work...
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    Rear brake shoes What Size?

    gotta get new shoes this morning, They show 2 sizes of shoes on my 2006 2.3L manual trans Any ideas? thanks Dave
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    3rd brake light leaks water

    Looking for any suggestions, Water is leaking in, headliner is soaked right there in the middle where the light mounts appreciate any help thanks Dave
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    thermostat problem 2.3 4cyl

    Today was my planned maintenance on my 2006, Replaced hoses, belt, water pump, and thermostat Only Stat that Oreillys had was the 180, I think the factory is a 195 Went ahead and put it on, had to get it running. Will this temp change cause any problems? My scan gauge usually stays in the...
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    2006 Injector replacement

    My motor is starting to miss occasionally, fuel economy has dropped a bit, Mileage is 101000. Still runs fine and No check engine lights. I'd like to go ahead and change the yellow injectors. Looking for any advice & tips on the process. like how to disconnect the fuel line at the rail, I am...
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    Name this Part!

    On my 2006, down below the brake master cylinder, there is a black plastic device with small green screw on cap facing forward, On the back there is a electrical pigtail, and 2 hoses coming from the main portion, 1 goes to the top of the air box, on top of engine, Vacuum line I think, or Vent...
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    '06 Hard going into 1st & 2nd

    My 06, 5 speed has recently started getting a bit hard to go into 1st & 2nd the Mileage is about 56000, Could it be the Oil? I should probably change the grease , what is the best Lube? The little clutch cylinder up on the fender well,is very tight, or stuck If I keep trying it feels like it...
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    Need VSS wire on 2006

    Installing cruise control, I desperatly need help locating the VSS wire, Supposedly its in this connection harness ECM? according to the documents it says a 2006 ranger VSS is located 3 CONNECTOR ECM MIDDLE CONNECTOR POSITION 1 Purple/RED I don't see any 3 connector ECMS, nor any Purple Red...
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    Need a New Emblem

    Wheres the best place to order a new Blue Oval 9" x 3-1/2" ? for the front grill on my 2006 found 1 new on Ebay $49 LMC price is $54 I am sure Dealer is higher price mine has started getting air bubbles under the top skin appears to be laminated Thanks Dave