Take the bolts out of the transmission filter and remove the filter and the rubber o-ring. Any suggestions on that would be great also. Seriously, it won't be that difficult, just have a bucket to catch the little bit of antifreeze from the hoses. I have put one 32oz bottle of Lucas and 5 quarts and the dip stick is high. If the former is your case, with a warm engine in park, emergency brakes set, level ground.
Clutch problems still keep happening off and on, just far enough apart that I would forget there was a problem. On top of low prices, Advance Auto Parts offers 2 different trusted brands of Automatic Transmission Fluid products for the 2001 Ford Ranger. If efficiency is quality, i think ive been swindled by Ford. Ron Lyons 3-30-11 My 200 Ranger 4x4 when you drive about 7 miles the overdrive kicks out. My truck has 112,000 miles on it and I have been having a slight delay in the transmission from 1st to 2nd.
I just noticed this morning when I was on my way to work that my truck was in reverse but for parking. Start the truck and let it run for 2 minutes and then, holding the brake, shift it through reverse and drive, hesitating for 30 seconds in each position. Yesterday without any warning I could not change into certain gears and them I couldn't get it out of gear. A few days ago, I went to drive my truck, and the truck now only goes in reverse, it will not drive forward. Any suggestions on that would be great also. Any help would greatly appreciated. Keep in mind that the wrong fluid type in transmission and or wrong amounts overfilled or underfilled can affect the transmission's proper operation.
The smallest piece of material can block a port in the valve body and cause it to malfunction. Put the transmission back into neutral. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your Explorer and how to check the transmission fluid level. Oh, I forgot that detail; yes, when the truck is parked, E-Brake on, Engine Off, I can shift the gears quite easily. Take the bolts out of the bottom of the transmission pan but leave two bolts in the front engine side partway in to keep the pan from falling. Keep in mind that the wrong fluid type in transmission and or wrong amounts overfilled or underfilled can affect the transmission's proper operation. If accelerating hard from 2nd to 3rd it ocassionally will just rev like its in neutral.
Mark R 8-20-06 I have a 2000 Ranger. Vehicle has a non-serviceable transmission cooler. Using a funnel, fill the transmission with 7 quarts of transmission fluid to start. Audrey 1-10-10 Hi Roxanne, Did you ever get the Ranger's transmission fixed. Raise and support the vehicle on the jack stands, making sure it is high enough to work underneath easily. If the former is your case, with a warm engine in park, emergency brakes set, level ground.
Have you checked the clutch fluid level? When adding transmission fluid to your Explorer, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. There are tons of questions about adding fluid to a manual transmission that should have come up in the asking process but I will go over it again for you. Are there any other details I should provide? Jan 24, 2014 For Automatic transmission problem,click the link below:---- Transmission shifting problem? Thanks Please call me at 800-780-6727 Greg Johnson jon 6-21-10 2001ford ranger xlt 2. Put the transmission back into neutral. Ethan 9-13-09 It could be your linkage but that is just a guess. Remove the last two bolts while holding the pan and tip it slowly in the rear to pour out the oil. Now a problem started a month later.
I cut the ignition and started again, was able to put it into 1st Gear and made it home by coasting getting into any of the other Gears was just as difficult, fortunately I was in the neighborhood. Rich 6-5-08 I also have a 2000 Ford Ranger, it is a six cyliner 2wheel drive, it has 60,000 miles on it when what i thought was hard shifting started happening. No matter the situation, Advance Auto Parts has the Automatic Transmission Fluid product you desperately need. Thanks Jan 01, 2011 I would have it de-greased thoroughly,make sure fluid is at correct level, then operate it for short drives at operating temperature,checking frequently for the first sign of a leak. Today when I was backing up it just stopped and i lost all gears it just acts like it is in neautral. To change the transmission fluid in a Ranger, you will need one case of transmission fluid and a transmission service kit. What could be the problem? Core will pull through the firewall and then down.
It shifts hard and is delayed from 1st to 2nd,engine braking in 1st is hit and miss and it occassionally stays in high gear when I stop and pull out again. I only ran it a small distance to our mechanic that feels its a transmission problem. I was considering a valve body replacement but don't want to throw good money away. I experienced other weird electonic related stuff with my 01 Ranger, and now I simply disconnect the neg. Jan 24, 2014 For Automatic transmission problem,click the link below:---- Transmission shifting problem? Rafty Good morning emissionwiz, regarding the ford ranger. I have put one 32oz bottle of Lucas and 5 quarts and the dip stick is high.
Extended-performance or high-mileage filters help to keep the oil clean for older engines or heavily-used vehicles. Parts and accessories for the engines are largely interchangeable, but fluid levels and types do fluctuate. . I cut the ignition and started again, was able to put it into 1st Gear and made it home by coasting getting into any of the other Gears was just as difficult, fortunately I was in the neighborhood. For the life of me I cannot figure out why the level is high if it is supposed to hold over 10 quarts.