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  1. Sat Now Won't Start!

    Hey guys, so I left town for a few weeks, truck was running great, and I came back and now it won't start! First thing I did when I got back was charge the battery and top off the oil the night before work, but in the morning it would crank but not start. Had power in the cab, starter was...
  2. 1999 Ranger 2.5L rear light electrical problems

    Hello! I have a 99 Ranger with lighting problems in both taillight assemblies. This truck has three connectors in each taillight assembly: one for a single filament turn signal (two pins), one for a dual filament brake/park light (three pins), and one for a single filament backup light (two...
  3. Chopped 88 b2, make it legal in PA

    I'm going to get to the point and before anyone asks "why on earth..." I have included the reasons below. I want to put a non-Ranger truck cab on my B2 so I can seal the passenger compartment back up and pass an inspection (will be registering the vehicle off the cab's title so it's a truck...
  4. '86 Carbed w/ HEI Ignition/Power issues

    Okay so here is the story about a demon truck that has been altered so far from stock that I have absolutely no idea where to start. My main issue: Random periods of NO power. Nothing to any gauges/lights/radio, nothing to starter, won't crank, nothing. My most recent experience was driving...
  5. 4x4 troubleshooting.

    Hello guys I'm rather new, have always read these forums and figured I'd join since I'm on here all the time. Well here's the problem: My 4x4 is not working. I got a new transfer case motor last fall and I went to get a new selector switch to see if that was the problem but it still wouldn't...
  6. Intermittent electrical issue, Please read CAREFULLY.

    Background info: 1998 Ford Ranger: 4.0; 4x4; 5-speed Currently 291k miles, The problem started at around 275k miles. I have spent countless hours on this one problem, I have taken it to three different shops and spend a fortune with no results. The problem: It seems like there is an...
  7. No star, no click problem

    Hello all, I am at the end of my rope on this and looking for help. I have a 1994 ranger 2.3 2wd that has a no start, no click. I have replaced the solenoid, ignition switch, and the clutch position switch. The only thing I know is left is the ignition lock cylinder. Is it possible this could be...
  8. Alternator removal / installation

    Hey all, So I am in the middle of an alternator swap because my old one does not support some audio upgrades I have done. Problem is, nothing I could find online talks about the alternator that my truck has in it. Here is a photo album of the old one and the new one. The wires that are...
  9. fuel injector wiring harness

    I have ran into a problem that the previous owner of my truck failed to mention. He torched some wires on the harness section that goes to the fuel inectors o2 sensor and possibly the tranny. I got a harness from the junk yard for my truck off a 97 Ranger 4.0l the only difference between it and...
  10. Battery light on-1999 ranger 4 cylinder

    Hi everyone, i have searched the forum for threads on this topic and have not found any,so forgive me if this topic has been covered already. I recently noticed that when my engine goes above 3000 rpm, the battery light would flicker. Eventually, it started staying on (solid light as opposed...
  11. a2thy

    Fluctuating/inconsistent voltage

    Greetings fellow RBV enthusiasts, I come to you with a perplexing problem related to my truck's electrical system. A couple months ago my truck left me stranded with a dead alternator. I replaced it with a remanufactured one and all seemed well. Shortly thereafter the lights on my dash, along...
  12. 98 Ford Ranger security system problem

    Hello everyone! I'm new here so i hope i'm posing this in the correct area. I have a 98 Ford Ranger that has a security system issue (i think). It just started having this problem and i've had it for a few months now. The issue is that the vehicle will go into a "lockdown" mode and i can't...
  13. 97 Ranger Electrical - Blower Motor/AC

    I have a 97 Ranger 4cyl 5spd manual. Since I got the truck the lowest speed on the blower has not worked, but it wasn't a big deal. A few days ago, I turned off the truck with the AC running just fine on med/high. I get back in the truck and cannot get the key to turn in either direction...
  14. Dead Battery - Jump Start - White Smoke!

    A demon has possessed my Ranger. At least that's my first guess. So my poor new-driver daughter took our 96 supercab to some school thing, and forgot to turn off the lights. Oops. She gives us a call when it won't start, and we come over and jump it. I connect hot on our Subaru to hot on...
  15. 84bluebronco2

    Head light switch issue

    94 Explorer XLT Head lights have been acting up recently, as in pull switch and lights occasionally decide to illuminate. If you fiddle with the switch you could get them to turn on... replaced switch today, no headlights at all... Tried original switch, brand new replacement, and a spare...
  16. Temp Gauge and Gas Gauge Not Working

    I bought a 1990 Ford Ranger 4 cylinder about a month ago. The guy let me know that the temp gauge and gas gauge didn't work. I figured it would be something in the fuse relays. Well I have looked around the fused and have been able to find a fuse or anything that would correspond with both of...
  17. houlimon

    tail lights still on

    truck runs, front lamps work when i pull the knob, blinkers work. when i push the nob in, my tail lights stay on draining my battery. not sure where to start...
  18. Vacuum trouble

    Hello, I have a 1983 Ford Ranger which i'm putting a 351 windsor (w/ AOD) in it and I need to know how to connect up the vacuum hoses. If anyone has a diagram that would be fantastic. I believe the engine is from the 70's, but not 100% sure. I have a holley 4bbl on it as well. Also, if anyone...
  19. smart junk box

    My :yahoo:2008 3 litre sport caught fire while idling in my driveway last weekend. Pretty localized damage to the passenger kick panel, smart. Junction box tottally baked as well as main cab harnesses. I have baught a used sjb from a wrecker including a section of harness to splice in. Now...
  20. wizkid00104

    Ford Electrical Connectors Catalog

    So I found this on www.ford-trucks.com this morning. It is a catalog showing all the different types of electrical connectors Ford uses along with the part numbers. With all the conversion people are doing on TRS, some of you may find this useful. Probably could hurt to download a copy anyway...

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