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2001 Ford Ranger Overview
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The 2001 Ford Ranger continued its reign as the hottest selling compact pickup truck in the US. An exterior redesign for the '01 model year gave the new Ranger a more intimidating appearance, with a big-shouldered front end and sturdy new side flares. This incarnation of the Ranger looked a lot closer to its roots in farm and ranch, borrowing design cues from the F-150.
Three trims were available for the '01 Ranger: XL, XLT, and the new Edge trimline. The Edge trim, a sporty monochrome styling aimed at younger drivers, featured interior and exterior touches that mirrored some of the ways tuners had customized earlier Rangers. XL, the entry-level trim for the 2001 Ranger, offered plenty of comfort; XLT added some interior touches, as well as incorporating options like power windows and mirrors. Bodystyles available were Flareside and Styleside; cab configurations offered were two-door Regular Cab, and two- and four-door extended cab SuperCab.
Shipped with a 2.3 liter inline-4 engine, the '01 Ford Ranger offered two attractive upgrade options for drivers seeking more muscle under the hood: a 3.0 liter V-6 or a new single overhead cam 4.0 liter V6 delivering 207 horsepower and plenty of torque. Two-wheel and four-wheel drive options were available; Ford's proprietary part-time four-wheel drive system provided the flexibility to meet varying road conditions.
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Ford Ranger Questions
On A 2001 Ranger, 6 Cyl., Edge Model 4.0l, I Have A Squealing Serpentine Be...
I have a squealing serpentine belt on 2001 Ranger with 4.0 l engine. The power steering pulley has about 1/8" of play in it. After squirting water on pulley it's quiet for 20 seconds or so then squeal...
How Do I Replace The Drive Belt On 2001 Ranger, 6 Cylinder Edge.
Would An Instant Fuel Pressure Leak Down Be Caused By Fuel Injectors?
After doing a pressure test on the fuel system, I found I have a instant leak down after shutting down the engine. I am sure it has something to do with the fuel pump assembly but I just want to mak...