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vulcan 3.0


  1. Use an Audi/VW tool to remove Vulcan 3.0L fan clutch

    In my 2002 Ranger XLT with the 3.0L V6 (engine code U), the water pump does not match YouTube videos I found on how to remove the fan clutch. Neither the pump shaft nor the pulley has a hex edge for these fan clutch tools to help. The Ford workshop manual for this model year and engine has this...
  2. Help me pick an oil, should I/how should I switch to synthetic

    I’m driving an ‘04 with the 3.0 Vulcan, and I do not know it’s history. I don’t see any evidence of any significant leaks (well, not oil leaks anyway...). It has about 160k on it. The truck doesn’t get driven all that much, definitely not a daily driver, so oil change intervals will probably be...
  3. 3.0 Lower Radiator Hose Replacement Help

    Hey Guys, I need to replace the lower radiator hose on my 2002 Ranger Edge 3.0, and was hoping to get some advice/input on the easiest way to remove and install the smaller branch of the lower radiator hose that goes to the front of the engine (to the water pump(?)), since that area is really...
  4. 93 Ranger 3.0 distributor problem

    Last Monday on the way to work the Ranger shut off on the freeway. Had it towed home and looked it over. The rotor wasn't turning when the engine was cranked. I pulled the distributor (have never done this before on any vehicle) and found two worn teeth on the drive gear. (The bushings are...


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