Removing cab from 2003 ford ranger. three of the biscuits turn.
I have removed three of the six cab to frame retaining bolts. The three remaining have the biscuits broken free and will not allow me to remove the bolts. the metal at the base of the biscuit assys have a couple of notches or flat sides. This appears to be a location for a tool of some type to retain the biscuit in order to remove the bolt. Is this true? Can i find a tool to retain the biscuit?
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Been there done that. just cut them off and get new ones. by the time you go thru the trouble it wont be worth the headaches. I have had to drill holes in the floor of a chevy with a hole saw because the body mounts were broke off. just not worth the time to try and save a few bucks on bolts. get new ones. hope this helps. mike
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Open the hood and support it with the hood prop rod. Unhook the negative battery cable from the terminal with the battery wrench. Position the cable end away from the battery so that it cannot accidentally contact the battery during the rest if this procedure.
Disconnect the fuel filler neck from the side of the truck bed with the socket set. Unbolt the truck bed retainer bolts from the floor of the bed with the socket set.
Lift the bed up and off the Ranger's frame with the assistance of another person. Walk the truck bed off the back of the Ranger and set it off to the side.
Rap the rag around the tip of the screwdriver, place the tip against the fuel pump retaining ring and tap the screwdriver's handle with the rubber mallet to turn the retaining ring counterclockwise. Remove the ring by hand.
Disconnect the fuel pump wiring harness and fuel lines with the screwdriver. Lift the old pump out of the gas tank and insert the new pump in its place. Make sure the new pump occupies the same position and orientation the old pump had prior to removal.
Tighten the fuel pump retaining ring with the rag, screwdriver and mallet by rotating it clockwise. Reconnect the wiring harness and fuel lines with the screwdriver.
Lift the truck bed off the ground and place it back on the Ranger's frame with the assistance of another person. Make sure the fuel filler neck clears the frame and seats into the filler neck hole in the bed wall when you're lowering the bed onto the frame.
Reinstall the bed retaining bolts with the socket set and reconnect the negative battery cable to the battery with the battery wrench
First drain oil at slave cylinder, then remove pipe from master cylinder . disconnect clutch pedal push rod from cylinder , remove bolts holding cylinder to fire wall remove cylinder. wash off any fluid with water as it will damage paint .
Mazda and the Ford Ranger are pretty much the same truck. On my Ford Ranger there are six silver in color bolts that have a allen wrench type head, these are large in size and are on the floor of the box bed. Remove those bolts, disconnect the wire harness towards the rear of vehicle on drivers side. This plug is for the tail, turning and backup lights. With a helper the whole box body can be lifted off the frame exposing the fuel tank. Few things to keep in mind, make sure there aren't screws or a retaining devices connecting the fuel fill tube to box body and to make the box body lighter, remove the tail gate before you start. Hope this helps.
Well to start, you need to remove the shifter from the transmission. Then remove the driveshaft. Then unplug the plugs from the side of the transmission and disconnect the clutch fluid line. Then remove the crossmember. Unbolt the bellhousing bolts. Then have a friend help you remove the transmission. Then unbolt the clutch.
It's usually the window winder that presents the problem . Remove all visable retaining screws ie; Grab handle , Internal door opening lever , Button on top of panel (if applicable ) etc . The majority panel are a pop snap on type . Remove the winder lever withthe aid of a shoe lace or thin piece of cloth material, The winder is retained by a horse-shoe shaped spring clip. .... Pull the shoe-lace/ material in the opposite direction of the winder retainer clip and it will easily come off, but it is a spring clip and may fly off so be careful. Good luck
Lower the tailgate and remove the tailgate access cover.
Disconnect the control rods.
Detach the retaining nuts and remove the handle and lock cylinder assembly from the tailgate.
... Door trim panels
Disconnect the cable(s) from the negative battery terminal(s).
On manual window equipped models, pull the window crank cover aside, remove the screw and detach the handle.
On the front door of power window equipped models Pry up on the retaining clip at the front edge of the armrest and lift the armrest switch control plate out and disconnect the electrical connections,then remove the retaining bolt from the opening.
Use a small screwdriver to pry off the courtesy light cover for access to the trim panel retaining bolt.
Carefully pry off the mirror trim panel from above the front edge of the door panel.
Once all of the bolts are removed, remove the trim panel by gently pullingit up and out .Detach the courtesy light bulb housing from the panel.
For access to the inner door components, remove the speaker (if it would interfere with watershield removal) and the screws from the trim piece at the lower trailing corner of the door, then carefully peel the watershield from the door.
Remove the screws securing the latch.
Working through the large access hole, position the latch as necessary to disconnect the electrical connector and disengage the outside door handle and outside lock cylinder to latch rods and the inside handle-to-Iatch cable.
Detach the locking rods by unsnapping The remaining outside handle retaining nut can be reached through the access hole in the door frame and the upper striker the portionof the plastic clip engaging the connecting rod, then pulling the rod out of its locating hole.
Position the latch as necessary to disengage the door lock actuator hook. Detach the cable cover and disconnect the cable from the latch. Remove the latch assembly from the door.
Inside of the drivers side frame rail. About midway down the frame. Depending on production date, it should be plastic and have 2 fuel lines in one end and one fuel line on the other end. The retaining nut for the filter is on the outside of the frame rail. Hope this helps !