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Discussion in '!! List of Ford Explorer & Ranger "How To Repair" ' started by spiper, July 3, 2002.

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    1. spiper

      spiper Active Member

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      Over the last several months I've run out to my truck to look up simple answers to questions in my owners manual. Here's a list of a bunch of them:

      Refill Capacities:
      1. Engine crankcase 5 quarts 10 w 30 is recommended
      2. Transmission 5 spd man. 5.6 pints Mercon auto trans. fluid recommended
      3. 4 wd transfer case 2.5 pints Mercon auto trans fluid
      4. Rear axle 5.5 pints
      5. Front Dana 35 axle 4x4 only 3.5
      6. Engine coolant w/ac 8.6 quarts, w/o ac 7.8 quarts
      7. Fuel tank 19.3 gallons

      Power steering resevoir fill with type F automatic transmisson fluid.

      Light Bulbs:
      A/C control illum. - 161
      Ashtray lamp - 161
      Under hood lamp - 906
      Back up lamp - 906
      Brake warning light - 194
      Cargo lamp - 912
      Charging system warning - 194
      Dome lamp low series - 912
      Dome lamp high series - 906
      Map lamps - 168
      Door courtesy lamps - 168
      Engine coolant temp warning - 194
      4x4 hi & low indicator lamp - 194
      Check engine warning - 194
      Fasten seat belt warning - 194
      Front parking lamp and turn signal - 3157
      Front side marker lamp - 194
      Glove compartment lamp - 194
      Headlamps - 9004
      Headlamp illum. switch - EW10
      Heater control illum. - 161
      Hi-beam indicator - 194
      Hi-mount stop lamp - 912
      Instrument panel gauge illum - 194
      License plate lamp - 194
      Oil pressure indicator light - 194
      Rear tail/brake/turn signal lamp - 3157
      Turn signal indicator light - 194
      Rear ABS warning light - 194
      Deluxe map reading lamp - 168
      Deluxe dome light - 906

      Wire colors - circuit function
      Brown - Parking lamps
      Orange w/ Lt. blue stripe - R.H. turn brake lamp
      Lt. Green w/ orange stripe - L.H. turn brake lamp
      Black w/ pink stripe - reverse lamps
      Black - Ground

      Audio system wiring
      Signal input:
      Right rear - blue
      Right rear + violet/white
      Right front - brown
      Right front + white/red
      Left rear - yellow
      Left rear + blue/black
      Left front - white/orange
      Left front + light green
      Speaker output and power in:
      12v + yellow
      ground black/green
      remote blue
      Left front + orange/green
      Left front - blue/white
      Left rear + pink/green
      Left rear - brown/yellow
      Right front + white/green
      Right front - green/orange
      Right rear + orange/red
      Right rear - black/white

      VIN Decoding Chart:

      1st Country of origin
      1 U.S.A.
      2 Canada

      2d Manufacturer
      F Ford

      3d Vehicle type
      C Basic Chassis
      D Incomplete Vehicle
      M Multipurpose Vehicle
      T Truck

      4th Gross vehicle rating
      A Up to 3000 lbs.
      B 3001-4000 lbs.
      C 4001-5000 lbs.
      D 5001-6000 lbs.
      E 6001-7000 lbs.
      F 7001-8000 lbs.
      G 8001-8500 lbs.
      H 8501-9000 lbs.
      J 9001-10000lbs.

      5th Model
      R Ranger
      U Bronco II, Explorer
      Mountaineer

      6th&7th Chassis and body type
      22 4x2 standard Explorer 2dr
      24 4x4 standard Explorer 2dr
      32 4x2 standard Explorer 4dr
      34 4x4 standard Explorer 4dr

      8th Engine
      C 2.5L 4 cylinder
      P 5.0L V8
      A 2.3L 4 cylinder
      E 4.0L 6 cylinder SOHC
      S 2.8L 4 cylinder
      T 2.9L 6 cylinder
      U 3.0L 6 cylinder
      X 4.0L 6 cylinder OHV

      9th Check digit

      10th Model year
      M 1991
      N 1992
      P 1993
      R 1994
      S 1995
      T 1996
      V 1997
      W 1998
      X 1999

      11th Assembly plant
      C Ontario, Canada
      H Lorain, OH
      K Claycomo, MO
      L Wayne, MI
      N Norfolk, VA
      P St. Paul, MN
      T Edison, NJ
      U Louisville, KY
      Z Hazelwood, MO

      12th-17th Sequential Serial Number


      1991 Ford Explorer Specs.

      Engine: 4.0 Liter V6 OHV
      Horsepower: 155
      Torque: 220
      Displacement: 4016
      Compression Ratio: 9.3:1
      Bore x Stroke: 3.95 x 3.32

      Alternator: 95 Amp 1425 Watt

      Transmission: A4LD 4spd Auto, Mazda 5 speed manual

      Options:
      XL 2door 4 door 2wd 4wd
      Sport 2 door 2 wd 4wd
      XLT 4 door 2wd 4wd
      Eddie Baur 2door 4 door 2wd 4wd

      Wheel Base:
      2 door 102.1 in
      4 door 111.9 in

      Overall length:
      2 door 174.4 in
      4 door 184.3 in

      Front Tread: 58.3 in

      Rear Tread: 58.3 in

      Overall Height:
      2 door 67.5 in
      4 door 67.3 in

      Front Overhang: 29.6 in
      Rear Overhang: 42.8 in

      Tailgait width/height: 52.4 in x 33.7 in

      Approach angle:
      2 door 32.9 deg
      4 door 32.6 deg
      Departure angle: 22.3 deg

      Load dimensions with rear seat:
      2 door 29.2 x 41.9 x 33.7
      4 door 38.1 x 41.9 x 33.7
      Load dimensions without rear seat:
      2 door 59.5 x 41.9 x 33.7
      4 door 72.9 x 41.9 x 33.7

      Cargo volume:
      2 door 69.4 cu ft
      4 door 81.6 cu ft

      Front head room: 39.9 in
      Front leg room: 42.1 in
      Front shoulder room: 57.1 in
      Front hip room: 51.9 in

      Turning radius:
      2 door 34.2 ft
      4 door 37 ft

      Speaker size: 5 x 7
      Subwoofer size: 6 in

      Steering Ratio: 17:1

      Turns Lock to Lock: 3

      Front Axle: Dana 35
      Rear Axle: Ford 8.8

      Braking 60-0: 141 feet
      Slalom: 52.7 feet
       
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    3. 88vert

      88vert Explorer Addict

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      great info Thanks:D
       
    4. spiper

      spiper Active Member

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      You're quite welcome.
       
    5. spiper

      spiper Active Member

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      I've added just about everything about the 91 from NTRPRIZ's site that we can't seem to see anymore. Thankfully I printed it out.
       
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      wow! Thanks a million!
       
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      That's some good stuff.
       
    8. Skeets'91EB

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      Thanks for that! I was wondering what my compression ratio was and had no trouble finding it. Great resource! :thumbsup:
       

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