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Common Ranger Fault Codes
These are the most common Ranger fault codes that people are searching for.
Sec. Air Inj. Valve OpenLearn More
Diesel Particulate Filter Restriction - Soot AccumulationLearn More
Driver Pretens. Deploy. Loop Res. LowLearn More
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Control Circuit LowLearn More
Invalid Data Received From ECM/PCMLearn More
Mass or Volume Air flow Circuit High InputLearn More
EIC Switch-1 Assembly Circuit Short To BatteryLearn More
EGR Valve PositionLearn More
System readiness test not completeLearn More
SCP (J1850) Invalid or Missing Data for Primary IdLearn More
Lost Communication with TCMLearn More
Control ModuleLearn More
Invalid Data Received – Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Control ModuleLearn More
Control Module Configuration IncompatibleLearn More
Evaporative Emission Control System Pressure Sensor MalfunctionLearn More
O2 Sensor Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1 Sensor 2)Learn More
Vehicle Speed Sensor MalfunctionLearn More
Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit High InputLearn More
Bank 2-Sensor 1 InternalLearn More
Sec.Air Inj.Sys.CircLearn More
Closed Throttle Pos.SwitchLearn More
EGR Valve Circ ShortLearn More
Bank 1, Long TermLearn More
O2 Sensor Heater Circ. Bank 2-Sensor 2 Short to GroundLearn More
EGR Valve Circ ElectricalLearn More
Tank VentilationLearn More
O2 Sensor Heater Circ. Bank 2-Sensor 1 OpenLearn More
Sec.Air Inj.Sys.Circ Short to B+Learn More
Data Mismatch (receive data does not match what was expected)Learn More
Pressure Transducer Main / Primary Input Circuit FailureLearn More
ABS Hydraulic Pump Motor Circuit FailureLearn More
Diesel Particulate Filter Efficiency Below Threshold Bank 1Learn More
Turbo/Supercharger Boost System PerformanceLearn More
Lost Communication With Body Control ModuleLearn More
CAN Communication Bus FaultLearn More
Exhaust Pressure Sensor MalfunctionLearn More
Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor Detected Engine Overheating ConditionLearn More
Cylinder #3 High To Low Side ShortLearn More
Cylinder #1 High To Low Side ShortLearn More
Cylinder #2 High To Low Side ShortLearn More
- Manufacturer: Ford
About the Ranger
The Ranger, which first made its debut in 1983, has had a fairly confusing history. The nameplate has been used for a number of models for the North American and International market.
Despite also being produced in America, the international version was essentially outsourced to Mazda between 1998 and 2011. During this time, it was sold as the Ford Courier.
The two versions finally unified on the T6 platform when the American version started being built on it in 2019, eight years after the release of the T6 version for the international market.
Competition for the model has depended on region, but the more popular international version competes with the Isuzu D-Max, Toyota Hilux, and VW Amarok.
Fault code U0001 is one of the most common issues the Ranger has suffered from. This code indicates that there is a loss of communication with the high-speed CAN bus.
This is typically the result of faulty wiring between the CAN bus and the various control modules onboard.
Some Ranger models have also suffered from fault code P0700, which is a general transmission malfunction code. It is important to look for other codes relating to the transmission to find the true cause.
However, it is well known that a failed valve assembly can cause this code to be logged.
Another fairly common code for the Ford Ranger is P2598. This code indicates that the turbocharger boost actuator arm is not functioning properly.
This is often the result of dirt buildup in the turbine vanes, preventing them from operating properly. Cleaning these should fix the issue, but a new turbocharger is often prescribed by Ford.