Re: 94 2.3 ranger
Get the timing belt from slipping off FIRST It'll help
My timing belt stays on just fine with NO timing cover (yes I know that's bad for it).
You have a tensioner or line-up problem you need to address.
It might be whats pissing off the computer you never know
'83 Ford Ranger 2.3L 4Spd, Dual Tanks, 195/60R15's, Welded Rear End TOTALLED AT 483,211 MILES