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Old 01-05-2015, 07:45 PM
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okay so my friend just got a 1990 ford ranger just to use when he has to but it wont even crank (graveyard dead) and has asked me to look at it and I have only worked on 1 in my life and don't really know much about them I was just wandering if there are any general areas specifically on the ford rangers I should look at to see if I could get it to up and on the road
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Old 01-05-2015, 07:46 PM
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Will it spin by hand? (Breaker bar on the crank)
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Old 01-05-2015, 07:49 PM
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I haven't tried anything yet but I will definitely give it a try
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Old 01-05-2015, 07:51 PM
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If it will, check battery, starter/starter solenoid (if seperate), and electrical
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Old 01-05-2015, 07:54 PM
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alright thanks ill let you know what I find out I have also heard that the tfi modules are notorious for going out in rangers and that being part of the no crank problem do you know anything about that?
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Old 01-05-2015, 07:54 PM
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alright thanks ill let you know what I find out I have also heard that the tfi modules are notorious for going out in rangers and that being part of the no crank problem do you know anything about that?
unfortunately I don't,
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Old 01-05-2015, 07:55 PM
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oh okay thanks anyway
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Old 01-06-2015, 09:28 AM
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Are you saying it won't start or the engine won't turn over.
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Old 01-06-2015, 09:34 AM
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Are you saying it won't start or the engine won't turn over.
It won't even even make a noise it's graveyard dead
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Old 01-06-2015, 10:57 AM
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Rangers need a fully charged battery before they will start.
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