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Old 04-08-2010, 12:17 AM
DangerRanger1988 DangerRanger1988 is offline
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Default My 1988 ranger stx 4x4 wont start

i have my truck got it from a friend cause he didnt know how or what to do to fix it i thought the timing jump, the timing belt broke or the timing chain broke. any ways i get in to start it and it cranks but wont run some one please help me out i dont wanna sell her shes my first truck
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Old 04-08-2010, 05:25 AM
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Default Re: My 1988 ranger stx 4x4 wont start

First you said the timing chain/belt broke, that needs two be fixed. The only rangers that have a timing belt are the 4 cyl and the 6 cyl have a timing chain. Then it should start right up.
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Old 04-08-2010, 05:32 PM
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Default Re: My 1988 ranger stx 4x4 wont start

thanks man, i love my truck lol, would i have to time it after i replace it? and is it an easy job/repair
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Old 04-09-2010, 06:04 AM
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Default Re: My 1988 ranger stx 4x4 wont start

If the timing marks are lined up when the belt/chain is installed, you shouldn't have to do anything to adjust the timing. Timing adjustment is from the distrubutor days, if you don't have a distrubutor, there is nothing to adjust.
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