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Follow the steps in this video to see how to fix minor coolant (antifreeze) leaks in your 1999 Ford Ranger. Leaking coolant is one of the more common types of fluid leaks on Rangers. Engine coolant (which is also called antifreeze or anti-freeze) moves through the inside of your Ranger's engine and keeps it from overheating. Coolant can leak from the reservoir or from the hoses, in 1999 Rangers with the 4.0 liter engine, coolant leaks are most likely to occur where the hoses connect to the engine. The video above shows you where the coolant reservoir, hoses and connections on your 1999 Ranger XLT are located and the steps needed to fix minor leaks.
A few things to note about coolant is that it is sweet tasting and highly toxic, so it can end up in the dog's stomach pretty quickly. If you ignore a small coolant leak long enough, you will run out of coolant, which leads to an overheated engine and other serious, but highly avoidable, problems. In many 1999 Rangers, an anti-freeze leak can cause the temp sensor to record high engine temperatures. Always protect yourself with safety glasses and gloves when working with the coolant on your Ranger.
On many cars, the high beam bulb runs at reduced power during the day - check 'em and change 'em!1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
DRLs are on more than your headlights. They burn out faster and should be replaced regularly1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
Small bulbs that burn out regularly - did you know you can replace these with LED lights?1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
Burnt out brake lights increase your chance of getting rear ended - check and change yours today1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
White light when you back up - yup, they burn out and you can replace them with bright LEDs1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)