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2.3L wont start


JohnnyUhlar

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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 experienced similar problems please help me. i need to get my truck back on the road ASAP.
 


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check for spark. if no spark, check your crank angle sensor is pulgged in. bottom of the motor. had one come loose on a friends truck.
 

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i live down dirst roads and have a lead foot. thats just some additional info. but honestly i dont even know what those things are. could you be more specific? im good with colors and shapes =) i know what the plugs are but i dont know how to check them.
 
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i dont know the 2.3, i have a 4.0. speak to adsm about the subject.
 

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whos adsm? im new to the site.
 

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im not having any luck contacting him. anyone on this thread, i still need assistance.
 

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Not sure why you posted this in the prerunner section but you will probably get more feedback elsewhere.
 


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