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  1. 83 Ford Ranger Jumpstart instantly turning over

    So I have a 83 Ford Ranger and I went to start it after 4-5 days of it sitting and it was clicking so I thought it was a bad solenoid. I replaced that and went to start it but my battery was dead so I jump started it and right when I hooked up both of the jumper cablesthe engine started to turn...
  2. 1983 Ford Ranger electrical issues

    So I just bought my first truck and it was running fine for the first 3 days and out of no where it wouldn’t start I tested my voltage on the battery and I was getting 3volts I tried jump starting it and nothing happened still would not start so my buddy said battery is toast so I went and...
  3. Dome & cargo light on always

    My new to me 1994 4x4 extended cab. THE DOME/CARGO LIGHTS ARE ALWAYS ON WHEN THE IGNITION IS OFF. I have to disconnect the battery or it will drain to 0 over night...I checked online for a fuse, but no listed location, I pulled the 10 amp labeled "1" in the diagrams and the lights go out, but...
  4. 1987 Ford Ranger Not Passing Smog. Help!

    Hey all, new here. Just got this 87 ford ranger 4x4 2.9 manual. It's not passing smog because the egr valve isn't getting a vacuum. Had a shop look at it and I've replaced: the egr valve, egr vacuum solenoid, egr pressure sensor, and on the recommended of the Latest shop, the ecu. About 200...
  5. Alternator? Solenoid? Sensor? TRuck will not start

    I have a 1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4x4 with the 4.0l OHV Here is the issue I am having.......... The truck will not start unless I jump the starter solenoid on the fender to make it turn the starter. My battery gauge in the truck says its too low when I check the batter however is 12.4 volts. My...
  6. Starter Solenoid Issues

    I replaced the solenoid, now my engine won't crank. Think I may have wired it up wrong. I can't make any sense of the wiring diagrams, does anyone have a picture of what it should look like? Its an '86 2.3l manual
  7. Mystery Starter Issues

    Hey everybody, So i'm having the same problem with both of my trucks. Its a 1994 Ranger XLT 4x4 V6 4.0L Manual (the second one is the same, with an Auto trans) The truck wont start. Ive replaced the battery, Starter relay, and starter motor and solonid, and i am still getting a single...
  8. 86 A4LD swap to 93 A4LD or Fix the 86??

    I have a 1986 Bronco II with an A4LD Transmission. It has a smooth 1-2 shift and the shift from 2-3 is a very high rpm (4500 roughly). After the 2-3 shift, it will not shift to 4th at all. I did not have my 2-3 shift and then I replaced the shift modulator and got that back. I have two routes I...
  9. Starting Problem: Solved

    I already fixed the problem, I'm just posting my story cause I couldn't find the cause on any forums and someone else may be having the same problem. I bought my 87 ranger with a "bad clutch". The previous owner said the clutch was preventing it from starting. The neutral safety switch was...
  10. B3000 will only start with solenoid jumped

    I'm sorry if this is a duplicate, but I'm having trouble getting the forum to accept my post. My B3000 was cranking very reliably before I replaced the water pump. Now it will only crank by jumping the solenoid. It runs beautifully, and everything works. There is voltage at fuse #24 inside the...
  11. nktidwel

    Ignition fuse blows..

    96 2.3 manual Every single time I attempt to crank the ranger (with just the key), the ignition fuse blows, and it does not crank at all. I followed the ignition wire (red/blue) from the ignition switch. I have continuity with the bottom terminal (black/heavier wire) of the fender solenoid. I...
  12. starter issues

    i have a 2001 ranger edge 4.0 automatic, i bought it about 2 weeks ago and it ran and drove fine but i went to change the corroded terminals and now it wont start. ive checked all the fuses and grounds they are all good, when i turn the ekey nothing happens except for the starter relay clicking...
  13. Transfer case code P1832, no apparent problems though

    i just finally got extended access to my truck's computers with palmer performance's ScanXL with Ford addon package. my truck has 191k miles on it, and i was recently able to get the engine light to stay off, and with scanxl i was able to get the ABS light to stay off (rear differential speed...


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