Hi, Ive been needing to do some repairs on my truck(replacing gaskets) for a while. The only thing stopping me is that i don't have a good shop manual. I have a haynes manual but it just doesn't have the detail that i want. I've looked on ebay and found some ford repair manuals on cd or dvd. The sellers say that they these manuals are very detailed and are the same ones that ford uses. I was just wondering if anyone has tried one of these. Or is there a better place to look for a manual?
I found the Ford Dealer Shop manuals online and got them, my truck has one for engine and chassis and then a electrical one also, it will cost you probably around $100, but if you are keeping the truck for a long time I think they are worth it..
Most of the service manuals on CD are too generalized.... The one that I purchased a couple years ago was JUNK !!!! Granted I only paid $3 for the CD.
Save your money and purchase the FORD Factory Service Manual specifically for your year Ranger.
I purchased the FSM with the Electrical schematics on Ebay for about $55.
If the dealership mechanics use this to work on our vehicles when we take them in, then WE can use them too !!