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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Ranger DC - 2016 - Wet Carpets

    Also take a look at the aircon condensate outlet. They tend to get blocked after a while, easy to clear if its blocked using a bit of thin wire (just fold back the sharp en so it does not damage the...
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    Re: Wildtrack Windscreen

    Skop 'n groot stofwolk op by Ford....windskerm is tog een van die onderdele wat ALTYD in voorraad moet wees?. Indien nie is dit uiters swak van hulle. Hello Peter help ook baie keer sowel as die...
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    Re: Ford Ranger Length

    If its a standard garage it may fit, just. What I did was to buy 2 of those orange plastic thingies at Midas one can screw onto the floor, its got a small hump on one side and a larger one at the...
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    Re: 2.0 SiT vs. 2.0 BiT (vs. 3.2)

    Great comparison...What many people seem to forget is that Mother Nature cannot be conned! The 3.2 behaves typically like most big capacity motors do, a nice wide and flat torque curve, max'ing out...
  5. Re: 2014 FORD RANGER 3.0 XLT 4x4 Newbie Question - Problems Starting

    Just guessing, but the ECU also makes use of data on atmospheric pressure (at least that was the case with a 4.0 straight six petrol Territory I had, when down at the coast she sometimes backfired...
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    Re: GVM on car papers is 0

    Picking up on this old thread....was this ever solved?

    I have a similar problem with my caravan, correct Tarra but GVM shows 0kg. This will only be possible if I fill the 'van with Helium gas so...
  7. Thread: What's it worth?

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    Ford & Mazda Re: What's it worth?

    Ah I see...almost like those wanna be Raptors stuck full of Tupperware on the bonnet. Just goes to show, one learns something new on this forum every day! Better now keep my mouth shut...before I am...
  8. Thread: What's it worth?

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    Ford & Mazda Re: What's it worth?

    Mildtrak? Is it a stripped down Wildtrak, or a Wildtrak Light?
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    Re: New Ranger V6 diesel

    Funny that....lets go electric and when the batteries need recharging we plug it into a wall socket somewhere. It is after all better for the environment...and Eskom's "clean" power stations feed...
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    Re: New Ranger V6 diesel

    Dan is ek seker 'n draadsitter....ek ry 'n 5 silinder, net een silinder slegter as die "goeie" 4 silinders en net een silinder beter as die "slegte" 6 silinders (maar ek wens daai 5 silinders wil...
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    Re: T6 3.2 CAT Vibration

    Due to difference in expansion coefficients? Could the honeycomb material (platinum?) be expanding more at temperature than the mild steel box within which it sits? Just guessing here!
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    Re: Malfunction during emergency?

    The Ranger has an electrical power steering, think they brought that in with the facelift models a few years ago....since then they all have it
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    Re: Malfunction during emergency?

    Would think that the driver with a license that expired in 2008 has some major problems coming his way. If insured his insurance will most certainly refuse his claim, if not insured (likely) your...
  14. Re: Ecosport 1.5 TDCI, replace water pump the same time as cambelt.

    Agree...its false economy to not replace parts accessible when doing something else as well. Almost like "saving" the cost of a clutch thrust bearing when doing the clutch....just to find a few 1000...
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    Re: Ford Ranger bonnet open sensor

    Great! But don't let the rest of us suffer in suspense...what was wrong & how did you fix it?
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    Re: Ford Ranger bonnet open sensor

    Should still be under warranty? Its Ford's problem then...
  17. Re: Ford Ranger Wildtrack 2017 - Do or Don't extend warranty

    Guess its like medical or home insurance....its really a grudge purchase, you pay for it hoping you would never need it. But the day you do, you REALLY need it! Will go this route once my Ranger...
  18. Thread: Anti diefstal

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    Re: Anti diefstal

    Hou net 'n spaar sleutel remote battery in jou beursie (dis 'n 2032 ene). Ek het ook sommer twee met press stick agter in 'n wegsteek plek ook net ingeval. Is 'n gemors as die pap word en jy het nie...
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    Re: Anti diefstal

    Kyk op die facebook blad van "My Ford was broken into South Africa" Daar is 'n ou met die naam Matthew Parker in Fourways (hy ry egter ook redelik wyd en syd, selfs Durban) toe as die aanvraag groot...
  20. Thread: 2008 SX4 service

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    2008 SX4 service

    My wife's '08 SX4 (2l motor) is due for a service soon. Local dealership asks a crazy price (just oil, filters, spark plugs, and replace coolant and brake fluid) of almost R4k. The car has barely 85...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Towing with a Ranger RAPTOR - Tando or NOT???

    Back to the original question....the Tando does not interfere with the sway control of the bakkie. Its like having both a seatbelt and air bag! My 3.2XLT is quite happy with its Tando....and yes the...
  22. Thread: Ranger Rust

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    Re: Ranger Rust

    Yip, lived for 3 years in the UK. My Rover I had at the time was only 1 year old when I bought it, upon returning to SA 3 years later the wheelarches were already rusted, in some places with large...
  23. Re: Ford Everest 3.2 Powertrain Issue, Limp Mode

    Probably caused by water entering something electronic through a connector. Explains why workshop never clean engines anymore after a service as they used to do. My local dealership reckons they...
  24. Re: Ford Ranger 3.2 Engine failure: what could this be?

    Hear you...but the word "common" is also commonly misused :) From an engineering perspective any engine will have some failures, the question is however are we talking about 1 out of every 10? Or 1...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Turning light while towing

    if the van has LEDs the Everest may not be too happy (sees the low resistance as a short of sort) Ford used to sell some sort of adapter cable that has some resistances inside to "fool" the vehicle's...
  26. Thread: Lazarus Ford

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    Re: Lazarus Ford

    Eish, strange they never ever did that to me....if they did this customer will also move elsewhere pronto (in fact at each service I ask them to check for software updates as well and if there are to...
  27. Thread: Everest Towing

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    Ford & Mazda Re: Everest Towing

    I'm towing a Fleetline L caravan and sometimes a horsebox with horses with my Ranger 3.2 Auto. Always tow in Sport mode for the reasons mentioned before (think the handbook also mentions it), you...
  28. Thread: Lazarus Ford

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    Re: Lazarus Ford

    Adam, i would take this directly to the Dealer Principal and Ford Customer Services itself. It still does not sound right and makes no sense for them to charge to run a diagnostic on a vehicle under...
  29. Thread: Lazarus Ford

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    Re: Lazarus Ford

    Been dealing with Lazarus since 2008 when I purchased my first Ford (a Territory) from them, since then another 4 incl two Rangers and never had any issues or poor service from them. Also cannot...
  30. Re: Ford Ranger 3.2 Cat removal and ECU Remap by Force Maps (Bullit Oosthuizen)

    Extra oomph and better fuel consumption are exact opposites! Mother Nature (physics) gives nothing for free, the amount of fuel you burn is more or less equal to the amount of energy (oomph if you...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Increasing theft of Ford Rangers

    Those locks are all crap.....just depends on whether your vehicle is on the shopping list or not....
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Increasing theft of Ford Rangers

    Easy peasy for these guys. They carry a computer around (easy to buy off the internet), plug it into the car's diagnostic port and use that to "remove" the details of your keyfob and the programme in...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Increasing theft of Ford Rangers

    My 3.2 was almost stolen in June 2017 at Smuts House, drivers door lock busted, ignition lock busted, and alarm disabled. Of course I was clever and only had the locks, etc. replaced by the agents....
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    Re: Ford Ranger Lug Nuts

    I never used the Ford supplied wheel spanner EVER. Get yourselves a proper power bar (looks like a longish, about 40 cm socket square drive) and the correct size socket to go with it, I keep it in a...
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    Re: Ford Ranger Lug Nuts

    Ford Lazarus fitted aftermarket locknuts on my 3.2, no issues to date and I cannot see that they will ever come loose.
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