DIY, fix or replace the tailgate mechanism on Ford Ranger 2001

Do it yourself, fix or replace the tailgate mechanism on your Ford Ranger, made in the year 2001. The repair might be similar in models manufactured before and after this year. To be able to make this repair, you will require a T30 torx driver and a 10 mm socket wrench. The process should not take you more than…

DIY, replace the dome light assembly on Ford Ranger 1998-2003

Do it yourself, remove and replace the dome light assembly on your Ford Ranger made in 2001. The replacement process should be the same on models produced between the years 1998 to 2003. The repair will require a flat blade screwdriver, a Phillips screwdriver and about 15 minutes of your time. You might want to…

DIY, change the air filter on Ford Taurus 2000-2007

Do it yourself, change the air filter on your Ford Taurus manufactured between the years 2000 and 2007. You will not require tools for this particular replacement, just a new air filter from the local auto parts dealer and no more than a couple of minutes.      First of all, open the hood of your car…

DIY, change the air filter on Ford Super Duty 2008-2010 6.4L

Do it yourself, change the air filter on your Ford Super Duty, if it is the model equipped with the 6.4L diesel engine and produced between the years 2008 and 2010. You will not require any special tools, just about 5 minutes of your time.      In the beginning, open the hood of your car…

How to remove and replace the ignition coils on Ford Focus 1999-2007

Do it yourself, remove or replace the ignition coils on your Ford Focus, made between the years 1999 and 2007. For this particular repair, you will require four new ignition coils from your local auto parts shop, an 8 mm socket wrench and in some cases (depending on the coils you buy) it is better to have…

How to replace the spark plugs on Ford Focus 1999-2007

Do it yourself, change the spark plugs on your Ford Focus, manufactured between the years 1999 and 2007. So the repair process should be the same on models produced in the years 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006. You will need four new spark plugs from your local parts store, an 8 mm socket wrench and a spark…

DIY, change the air filter on Ford F-150 5.4L 1999

Do it yourself, change the air filter on your Ford F-150, the model with the 5.4L engine, manufactured in the year 1999. The procedure should be similar on models made between the years 1997 and 2003. You won’t require tools or special mechanical knowledge. It is a very simple repair if you follow the next steps,…

DIY, change the ignition coil on Ford Explorer 2001-2005

DIY, change the ignition coil on your Ford Explorer manufactured in the years 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 or 2005. For this repair you will need a new ignition coil from your local auto parts shop and a 7 mm socket wrench, with an extension. The repair process is quite simple and it will not take you more than…

How to replace the air filter on your Ford Explorer 2001-2005

Do it yourself, replace the air filter on your Ford Explorer if it’s made in the years 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 or 2005. You will not require tools for this replacement, only your bare hands and about 5 minutes of your time.      The first thing you have to do is to open the…

How to change the tail light on Ford Explorer 2001-2005

Do it yourself, change the right tail light on your Ford Explorer made in the years 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 or 2005. For this repair you will require a Phillips screwdriver. It should not take longer than 15 minutes, because the process is fairly simple.      First of all, open the back door of your trunk and look…