2003 Ranger Problems - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Ranger Forum Forum for discussion of the Ford Ranger.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-08-04, 04:55 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 2
2003 Ranger Problems

I have a 2003 ranger and it keeps having ths same problem every few weeks. I will be driving down the highway and will turn on my lights, or windshield whipers, or step on my brake, and the whole system will surge. The dash lights all come on and it jerks. Then goes back to normal. Has anyone had any problems like this? Any suggestions of what it could be besides the alternator?
Sev1872 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-02-04, 12:52 AM
Registered User
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 13
Re: 2003 Ranger Problems

That sounds like a huge Computer Problem.... have you seen a Mechanic?
tHesR5 is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-02-04, 01:24 AM
***** Idiot....
LunaticSVT's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: The Sticks of Central TX
Posts: 10,560
Re: 2003 Ranger Problems

Well considering that this truck is a 2003 model I would take that thing in to Ford and have them diagnose the issues. I know that there have been a few bad flashes on the ECU and that Ford has put out an upgrade on the ECU not that long ago.

Might be something to consider.
LunaticSVT is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Trucks | Utes | Vans |SUVs | Crossovers > Ford Ranger Forum
Gear in this thread - Powered by O'Reilly Auto Parts

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Installing remote start. 2003 ranger Jerod2099 Ford Ranger Forum 1 12-05-04 07:44 PM
2003 Ranger Drivetrain Clunk? viper6466 Ford Ranger Forum 1 03-22-04 08:48 AM
2003 Ranger problems truckinfamily Ford Ranger Forum 3 09-24-03 01:59 PM
2003 Ford Ranger FX4 Level II Stacy94PGT Ford Ranger Forum 1 05-11-03 10:15 PM
New 2004 Ranger Builds On 16 Years Of Leadership RPO83 Ford Worldwide News 0 04-15-03 06:36 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome