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  1. Got new battery, starter just clicks.

    Hey Guys, I have a '85 Ranger 2WD. The starter "clicked" when I turned the key. I tried to jump it but I heard consecutive zapping sounds. I took the battery in to test and the guys said the battery is dead. It was from '11/08. I got a new battery, installed it and it started right away...
  2. 94 3.0 with a magic starter

    So I have a 94 3.0 Ranger 5spd that is normally a royal pain to start in the cold but yesterday i went to start it (after not running it in 4 days) and the battery was dead, no biggie i put it on a charger for the day and took my other ranger. When i got home things got interesting, i started...
  3. Fuel Plumbing and electrical issues

    Spent about two hours searching but couldn't find it on here anywhere. I have a 92 3.0 ranger currently holding a 68 302 in it. I've got a mallory return style regulator and a 500 CFM edelbrock. I've got two problems currently. First, and most annoying, is the fuel setup. There are three lines...
  4. 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...
  5. 84bluebronco2

    94 Explorer Starting Issue

    Having a bit of an electrical issue with my 94 Explorer XLT. Went to leave a friend's house two mornings ago, and no start when I turn the key... 4.0 M5OD 4x4 So far I believe I have eliminated solenoid, battery, and starter issues. I can jump the solenoid with a screwdriver to get her to fire...
  6. Need help with starter

    The previous owner changed over my battery terminals to boat quick disconnects and I have had issues with the wires working loose so occasionally I've had to go in there and tighten it down. Its a 91 4.0 so there are the two wires for positive and negative which need to be connected to hook up...
  7. 4.0 v6 not starting in the cold

    when i got up this morning at 6am to go to work my 94 ranger didnt start up at all. it turned over but did not pop. its the third time this happen in the morrning when it is below 60 degrees. then when i get back from work at 2 pm and 80 degrees outside it starts right up. What the **** can...
  8. 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/...
  9. 2.3L wont start

    i have a 1997 ranger with a 2.3l manual trans and i cant get it to start. i was driving down the road today and it shut off on me. it turns over but wont fire up. i checked my battery and its still got power. im no mechanic so my knowlege is limited. if anyone has any suggestions or has...
  10. Starter gear problem

    I've been having starter problems and need to know if anyone here has use the 10 (ten) tooth gear on their 2.8 with 5 speed transmission. I'm on my third starter in about six months; they work at first, then they get noisy and eventually just spin. I have replaced the flywheel, but ordered a...
  11. captainnova

    Help?! 4.0l Starter motor change

    Hey everyone, I've got an 86 Bronco II with a 4.0l out of a 92 explorer, manual trans. The starter motor has been acting up the last little while, and I just want to get a new one installed so I don't have to worry about it anymore. I know a fair bit about cars, but I'm no Mechanic. Just...
  12. captainnova

    Help?! 4.0l Starter motor change

    Hey everyone, I've got an 86 Bronco II with a 4.0l out of a 92 explorer, manual trans. The starter motor has been acting up the last little while, and I just want to get a new one installed so I don't have to worry about it anymore. I know a fair bit about cars, but I'm no Mechanic. Just...
  13. Starter help

    Hi everyone Once again, I defer to people who know more than myself. My 89 Ranger is not starting. I just bought the battery last fall. I've got lights and accecerries. When I turn the key, I hear a click.....and nothing. I'm thinking the starter might be locked up, but here is my problem...
  14. meskater132

    New Battery Sounds dead

    my new( new to me) bronco II sounds like it has a dead battery everytime i start it. it will start just sounds like its about to die. i replaced the battery and terminal clamps still does the same thing. any answers on what may be wrong is my starter going out? :bawling:
  15. 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...
  16. dirtracer115

    starter alignment trouble

    i have a 91 ranger with a 65 ford 289 in it, im using a mustang ii C4, not sure exactly what year it came out of but the mustang 2 i got it out of had been converted to a V8. i am sure it is the M2 version because of the smaller bellhousing which fits much better in the ranger since the first...


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