1989 Ford Ranger - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


I suggest you get one of those manuals people get nowadays to do it yourself.. Also My nephew use it to repair my car and it's totally repaired now. Here's the website he bought it from.
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1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Mar 05, 2018 | 33 views


Depending on your vehicle make, you may need to be in D2 or D3 (or reverse) prior to your automatic 4 wheel or all wheel drive kicking in.

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Feb 02, 2018 | 33 views


Are you sure you have the correct voltage battery or have you got the terminals the right way as it sounds like you have cross wired it or put too much power through it.

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Dec 31, 2017 | 31 views


run the fault codes and check for an EVAP venting problem
could be the valve or the solenoid to control the valve
indicates that the fuel pump is having trouble pulling fuel against th vacuum in the tank from a vent problem

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Mar 28, 2017 | 61 views


Probably stopped up cat

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Mar 09, 2017 | 140 views


If you look down in the top of the transmission where the shifter goes. You will see three parts. These parts are forks. There is a center slot in all three. The slots have to be lined up and in the center. This is neutral. Then the shifter can be installed.

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Dec 21, 2016 | 49 views


Alternator or starter

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Feb 27, 2016 | 48 views


Not enough info.
what is wrong with the truck?
Why do you thinka certain wire on the ECM needs attention?

What fault codes does it have?

Did you check ALL fuses?

What ENgine? Trans? Options?

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Nov 12, 2015 | 344 views


Do you mean you have an airlock ....try purging the cooling system if that is the case

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Jul 19, 2015 | 47 views


sometimes the diagram is located on / in the lid

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Jun 10, 2015 | 404 views


You should be able to unscrew the hinge at the bottom of the compartment door then get flashlight and long screwdriver and take the two screws out of the top latch in the inside. This will remove the door. Then you will have to see what is broken on the lock or release part of it.

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on May 26, 2015 | 90 views


then find and replace the sending unit there are lots of gauges

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on May 22, 2015 | 49 views


Just before a car runs out of gas it will speed up the idle (rev up) backfire and then die. You are probably experiencing a lack of fuel. Put a pressure gauge on the fuel rail that goes to the fuel injectors. It should probably read between 5 and 15 lbs. If the pressure is bad, it could be a fuel pump or clogged fuel filter. Obviously it is cheaper to start by changing the filter. The line could also be clogged. If it has good pressure all the way up to the fuel rail, it could be clogged fuel injectors.

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on May 16, 2015 | 168 views


hey, im not a professional but ive dealt with crappy a4ld's for about two years. just from what youve said it sounds to me like youre pump may have gone. it happened on my first one. if you remove the bellhousing it is directly behind it. there are 6 or so bolts. a new one can be purchased at cobra transmissions, however if the pump seems intact it could be a million other things. if i were you and you have some know how, buy a stick shift ranger and swap it out. its really not hard. if you have any questions email me at mcdonaldmowing@aol.com good luck

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Mar 18, 2015 | 243 views


cant quite remember but isnt there a external regulator behind the battery on the fender skirt ........if so id start there

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Mar 06, 2015 | 27 views


pull it straight up and out of master cylinder

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Feb 22, 2015 | 29 views


o.k. but the sender has a bimetal element inside it even if the connection looks good the sender inside can be damaged and not making contact thus no reading also I think you might have the wrong sender installed so here's the photo's to help you
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2.3L with the gauge
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2.3L with the light
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2.9 with the gauge
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2.9L and the 2.3L are the same for each engine with the light the gauge senders are different this could be the problem wrong sender installed and its not reading pressure because it can't? good luck stephen

1989 Ford Ranger | Answered on Feb 15, 2015 | 158 views

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