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  1. 2.9 to 4.0 swap electrical wiring question! PLEASE HELP?

    Ok I’m new to the ranger station have read many write ups on the 4.0 swap but first time posting. Original Vehicle: 1992 Ford ranger STX 2.9 4x4 manual trans donor vehicle: 1994 Ford ranger XLT 4.0 4x4 manual trans I actually done a chassi swap left all harness intact with the motor and...
  2. Computer replacement does NOT convince truck to start

    Hello! More turnover drama with my 2004 3.0L v6. I changed the computer (NC exchange gave 2 keys) because its 158k and because that vehicle/lock light was flashing for months. After the replacement, engine will still silently not turn over but will shut down the heater if the heater is on. The...
  3. 1991 Ranger 4.0 Barometric Sensor?

    Hey guys, long time lurker, first time poster. I'm the proud owner of a 91 4.0 4x4 stick truck. Runs excellent, my curiosity has driven me to wonder what in the heck this connector goes to! A little bit of research tells me that its the barometric pressure sensor, but I would have to say the...
  4. Dmgctrl88

    Got this far - Questions

    My build thread is located at: http://therangerstation.com/forums/showthread.php?t=151435&page=1 It is picture heavy. I had a few questions about parts and whatnot. Starting from the back to the front. I rebuilt my C4 transmission and swapped in a C5 output shaft and tail housing. --- 1)Will...
  5. Pcm(computer issues)

    I have a 1992 with the 4.0 and it started giving me issues recently. Checked my fuel preasure and changed the pump. Then couldn't get any fire so I changed the coil pack. THEN I quit fuel and fire so I changed the pcm and the truck ran alright for a short period and died and will not start back...
  6. Truck won't start at random times

    I have a 1994 Ford Ranger 4x4 single cab with a 3.0 liter V6 and a manual 5 speed transmission. I've been having a few odd electrical problems in the past few months and I just can't quite find the root of it all. The truck runs great, idles smooth, and never skips a beat, however, every so...
  7. Bucking under load - driving me insane

    1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L 4x4 Extended Cab Problem? Truck hesitates under load. Miss fires under load/low rpm. sometimes, especially when cold i have to hold the pedal to the floor while it bucks and misses just to get it up to 50mph. after the engine fully warms up it usually stops...
  8. My 2003 Ranger Regular cab 5 speed

    Help! I have a fuel injected, 2.3 liter With Manual Tranny and in any gear under load, at any RPM under 2000, it has no power, over 2k and it acts a little hesitant, but goes up somewhat normally, I suspect it is a vacuum advance problem, but this engine is fuel injected, and I can't see quite...
  9. mobile madness

    to the guys who have 91 4.0 5spds

    What is the ecu number you guys used or did you have good luck at a junkyard. At the parts store it doesnt show a list for a manual 4wd. Just 4 automatic 4wd numbers. If any of you guys have a stock 4.0 5spd 4wd id appreciate it if you could give me the numbers.
  10. 5.0 swap tranny/comp question

    I want to put a 5.0 into my ranger but I'm not sure about the computer. I want to keep it a manual. I'm going to try to find a t5 but what vehicle should I use the computer and harness from? I want to put the explorer 5.0 into it. Also, what parts should I plan on buying for the swap? My truck...
  11. Airbags deployed, where to start

    wednesday night I was out and hit a rock I didn't see in time with my lower control arm. I'm replacing the arm tomorrow but the shock from the hit set off my airbags and I don't want to go to the dealer to have them drain my bank account so I have a few questions. What do I need? I know I'll...
  12. computer problems?

    This morning I started my 1999 ranger v6 (3.8 I believe) and the ABS brake light was on. I drove it a little while and the transmission starting to shift poorly and the OD light started to flash. Next the check engine light came on and the speedometer went to 0 even though I was moving. The...
  13. idriveafordranger94

    Okay guys, I'm officially stumped

    This absolutely confuses the hell out of me. I am completely stumped by this. So here's the story: The '94 blue Ranger I just bought quit running, so I decided to see what was wrong. Meanwhile, I had my brother's red '94 Ranger in my garage for a new clutch. I read some of the forums and...
  14. n00b needs help; Computer reset?

    Hi all - Got a code: "P0171 system too lean bank one" so, took truck to the Auto Skills Shop on post, (where we military types can do our own work and get access to shop tech and tools) The dudes there looked up codes and confirmed what I thought which was Oxygen sensor. Replaced Oxy sensor...
  15. n00b needs help; Computer reset?

    Hi all - Got a code: "P0171 system too lean bank one" so, took truck to the Auto Skills Shop on post, (where we military types can do our own work and get access to shop tech and tools) The dudes there looked up codes and confirmed what I thought which was Oxygen sensor. Replaced Oxy sensor...
  16. oldschool1955

    4.6 liter in 99 2wd

    Well, after two years of looking I finally got a 4.6 liter to put in my 99 ranger. My truck is originally a 3.0 truck. I bought it two years ago drove it for a month and a half before it lost oil pressure. My co worker and I checked it out fixed the gear on the cam syncronizer, but it still...
  17. tailgate_mafia

    Think my 4x4 computer is fried

    Ok i have a 94 ranger stx with push button 4wheel. the hubs have been changed back to manual lockers but the 4 wheel only works part of the time some times when you push the button it will engage but most of the time in wont. I can here the lil computer behind the jumper seat clicking every now...


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