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  1. JimRummy

    Dying Alternator?

    A couple of quick questions for you guys (who are the best let me add. I've saved at least $700 in the last year referring to you guys instead of a "mechanic". Anyway just a couple questions. First for the back story... skip to next paragraph if'n you don't care.. A few weeks ago my truck was...
  2. JimRummy

    Dying Alternator?

    A couple of quick questions for you guys (who are the best let me add. I've saved at least $700 in the last year referring to you guys instead of a "mechanic". Anyway just a couple questions. First for the back story... skip to next paragraph if'n you don't care.. A few weeks ago my truck was...
  3. Fuel Relay Buzzing/Vibrating badly, why?

    In my 1992 3.0 the Fuel Relay is going nuts, even after I replaced it. I tightened the ground strap bolt coming off of the negative terminal and cleaned the post and the clamp because I heard this was a ground issue. Any other ideas? The engine also seems to be stumbling when started though it...
  4. A/c not working, switches good, refrigerant full. Can anyone solve the unsolvable?

    I have a 1998 ford ranger with the 2.5l engine. Very amazing vehicle but the a/c does not work. Ive had some very smart a/c people tell me to jumper the pins in the switches and if the compressor kicks on then my switches are bad but i have jumpered the switches and still the compressor wont...
  5. 91 351w

    need some electrical help

    The other night i was driving along in my 91 ranger when suddenly all my interior dash lighst quit working, I also noticed my running lights quit too. i figured it was a fuse so i checked them all and replaced the one that was blown. still no dash lights or running lights. I can get the running...
  6. Wipers misaligned?

    Hey, I went through a car wash a couple of months ago and ever since then the driver-side wiper has been misaligned. By misaligned I mean it is pushed up towards the top of the of the windshield. THis throws it off when they are on because it goes to far the driver-side edge and not clearing the...
  7. 2007 FX4 Electrical problems, Cruise, Speaker, and Options

    So I have a new 2007 Ford Ranger FX4 and am trying to trace down a few funky items, and thought others might have had the same at some time. 1. What standard power options come with the fx4? Mine has only the upgraded stereo and cruise control. I only ask as my vehicle was in an accident...
  8. Emergency Brake/ABS Lights Issue

    Hi I'm new to this site and have questions concerning my '93 Ranger. I'm female and invariably feel mechanics are pushing their luck with me about what's wrong with my truck. Since I'm not a mechanic I've joined this site to learn more about the problems I'm experincing w/my truck. My Ranger's...
  9. 1988 BII - No Start (Wont even crank)...

    Drove my truck to the store a few weeks ago and when i got back in it to leave, it wouldnt even try to crank....Sometimes when i key on, the dash lights come on, other times they dont. When they do come on, as soon as i turn the key to the start position they truck goes dead (electrically). In...
  10. seeking 2.9l to 4.0 4x4 manual swap help and electrical guidance

    89 B2 XLT 2.9 to 4.0 swap build conversion B2 and explorer Q&A Hello Im new to the Forum I have a 89 Ford Bronco II 2.9l 4x4 Manual trans I have Read Plenty on the 4.0l Swap and conversion and still have a few questions. I Have a 4.0l from a 91 Explorer auto trans that I'm pulling this...
  11. Smoke, no start please ..any one!! All are welcome

    Ok..ran engine for hr after been still for 2months.. Ran beautiful.(to charge the battery) then turned it off, tried to restart and smoke came out of the hood ..driver side closest to the windshield.. Replaced the starter solenoid, starter and checked all wires coming threw the fire-wall/...
  12. Potential Wiring/Fuse problem?

    Hey everyone, I just bought a 2006 Fx4. Some issues I've noticed are the cigarette lighter, power mirrors, and A/C don't work. I think the A/C just needs a recharge, but I'm wondering if there is a common problem (perhaps a fuse?) leading to all of the above. The truck didn't come with an...
  13. Steering wheel column problem

    I have a 97 ranger xlt, and at times the ignition wont work and the four ways will flash. My wipers don't work half the time either. Took it someplace and was charged $300 to replace the combo switch but still have the same exact problem. Any suggestions as to what it may be?
  14. Weird Problem

    HELP! I have a 2001 Ford Ranger Edge edition; it has the 4.0 V6 and a standard transmission. Just recently I have had a problem with some of the lights. The problems are: I have no light in the rear when I put the transmission in reverse. The other problem is when I hit the brakes, the...
  15. captainnova

    Help? 86 Bronco II stereo colours

    Hey everyone, so as the title says.. I have an 86 B2, and I've been trying to hook up a newer panasonic CD player in lieu of the stock cassette am/fm. First I'd like to know which wire in the truck goes to the Yellow constant 12v+ on the stereo. And then which wire goes to the Red switched...
  16. Electrical Issue Involved With Transmission Swap

    I have a 1998 3.0 V6, and I swapped the automatic transmission out for a Mazda MR1 manual transmission last winter.:icon_welder: I had all of the important stuff hooked up, and I just left the backup lights for another day. I decided that I would like to get them hooked up this week hopefully...
  17. 1998 4.0 with no spark

    Ok, so I finally got the "beast" put together today, went to start it up for the first time and F**$ it cranked but no spark! I immediatly went through the wiring harness that I had installed and everything seems to be hooked up correctly. I did notice a ground wire that wasn't tight so I...
  18. tworanger

    malfunctioning tailights

    just lately my 91 ranger has been having problems with the tailights, problem is it doesn't occur all the time. We discovered it when the passenger side blinker/brakelight wouldn't illuminate, and when it's acting up it seems to only malfunction when the other blinker/brakelight is also...
  19. electrical gremlin

    I recently decided to rewire my speakers because no set of speakers i put in the ranger were working properly. The original setup was custom and had all left side speakers wired together and all right side speakers together. I split them up and now i have no radio and no windshield wipers. It is...
  20. thebigyellowtruck

    Urgent trying to fix at this very moment!!! door jamb switch broken

    I have a 1997 ranger standard cab. I believe the door jamb switch is broken. When i drive down the road the door ajar light stays on and when it decides to turn off it dings like the door is open then the light turns off. i think that this is the door jamb switch. i went and bought a new switch...


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