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TSB List for the 2008 Ford Ranger

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2008 Ranger are official communications between Ford & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • AIR BAGS
  • AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

    • TSB #AS-21769

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10039053

      FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    • TSB #AS-21769

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10039053

      FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #AS-21769

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10039053

      FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #08-2-5

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10024322

      DELAYED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ENGAGEMENT--BUILT ON OR BEFORE 2/14/08. *NJ UPDATED 5/30/08. *NJ Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #AS-21769

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10039053

      FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #17B23-S1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140334

      Certain 2006-2008 Model Year Fusion and Milan, 2006 Zephyr, 2007-2008 MKZ and 2007-2008 Edge, MKX and Ranger Vehicles - Driver Airbag Inflator Replacement Read More »

    • TSB #17B23-S1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138535

      Certain 2006-2008 Model Year Fusion and Milan, 2006 Zephyr, 2007-2008 MKZ and 2007-2008 Edge, MKX and Ranger Vehicles - Driver Airbag Inflator Replacement Read More »

    • TSB #17B23

      Date Announced:
      OCT 11, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125092

      Certain 2006-2008 Model Year Fusion and Milan, 2006 Zephyr, 2007-2008 MKZ and 2007-2008 Edge, MKX and Ranger Vehicles - Driver Airbag Inflator Replacement Read More »

    • TSB #16B15-S1

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115964

      Certain 2007-2008 Model Year Ranger Vehicles - Driver Airbag Inflator Replacement Read More »

    • TSB #16B15

      Date Announced:
      SEP 07, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109083

      Certain 2007-2008 Model Year Ranger Vehicles - Driver Airbag Inflator Replacement Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #20147

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10024696

      2007-2008 RANGER - B1342 IN OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SENSOR (OCS) SYSTEM MODULE. *NJ Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #SSM 47201

      Date Announced:
      MAR 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137113

      Replacing the original equipment SYNC/Navigation system with either an aftermarket SYNC/Navigation kit or modifying original SYNC/Navigation parts to provide additional features is not recommended nor supported on any Ford, Mercury or ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140323

      The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46332

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095184

      REPLACING THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT SYNC/NAVIGATION SYSTEM WITH EITHER AN AFTERMARKET SYNC/NAVIGATION KIT OR MODIFYING ORIGINAL SYNC/NAVIGATION PARTS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FEATURES IS NOT RECOMMENDED NOR SUPPORTED ON ANY FORD, MERCURY OR ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #SSM 47009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140323

      The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138524

      The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). Read More »

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