Hello first post in this site and I hope you all can help. I recently received a 86 Ranger pickup from a family member that has been sitting in a field for 3 years. I was told it started to run like $#i! and blow black smoke so they parked it.
I am not familiar with Rangers and near the battery is a black wire that is just laying in the open that at one time was connected to something. It is hot and comes from what looks like a factory splice from a set of wires that are black with a green stripe.
Here is a picture the battery is at the top , black wire with connector next, then the splice of the black wire with the black/green striped wire at the harness.
If you know where this wire should go let me know .
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