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Old 12-30-2007
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Houston, we have a problem

Well, something is clearly WRONG with the Ranger. The lights for the ABS/Check Engine/Battery/Airbag are remaining lighted and the airbag light is flashing a few times.


After you turn off the truck, I hear a high pitch whine that is coming from behind the extended cab...it lasts a few seconds then just fades to a stop. Electrically speaking, I'm wondering if the fuel pump is dying. I guess I'll take it to the Jiffy Lube I trust (I'm pretty sure I need an oil change anyways) or I'll take it by a Ford dealer. I don't know what is wrong, but that high pitched whine can't be good. The engine does turn over, but it didn't originally and just went dead. The electrical system is acting up whatever it is that is wrong, but the truck had power to turn over and run all the lights.

Ideas anyone on what the whine is? Fuel pump perhaps dying?
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Houston We Have A Problem is right buddy....Ide scratch out ole Jiffy Lube and get that baby right to the Ford dealer ASAP
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That high pitched whine sounds as though it's the fuel pump. You're truck has been on that myspace too much...it's been hacked. lol. Honestly no clue, other than that sounds gotta be the fuel pump. Nothing else back there makes noise, lol.
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Well, I'm going to disconnect the battery, then fill the truck up with gas and see if I still have the whine. If the pump is starting to die, then I better get ready to replace it.
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And to replace it...either drop the tank that's full....or pull the bed off.
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And to replace it...either drop the tank that's full....or pull the bed off.

I'd plan on the latter of the two.
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Fuel pump I bet. Pull the bed.. its a half hour job max.
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