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i cut off the roof
If you still have the windshield and install a roll bar then you should not have a problem, but if I were you I would check with local ordnance to make sure it is legal.
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Starts fine but immediately when I turn off the engine, it won't start again until I count to 60 and then it starts and runs fine. Repeats.
Hi, thanks for writing in. The problem is most likely caused by the ignition control module. It would need to be verified by inspecting the spark when the problem happens. If you would like help, consider having an expert automotive...
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Throttle body problems
Hello. You need to hold the throttle body open and put the cleaner on a rag and rub inside the throttle body top and bottom where plate contacts and then clean the edges of the throttle plate. If after cleaning...
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Can't keep it running
The ignition modules and distributor starter are common causes of loss of spark when it gets hot. The fuel pump can also cause a loss of fuel pressure and is almost as common as the loss of spark. The two...
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Knocking noise
A handy and skilled technician can usually drill out and repair a broken bolt. but if the area has very limited access, some parts may need to be removed. If the knock is coming from the engine internals, there is...
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Engine cranks when cold but not warm
A scope (oscilloscope) exam during those few minutes after it starts, and while the engine idles roughly, will reveal the cause. It is either ignition or fuel system related. To schedule a rough running engine diagnostic(https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/car-idle-is-rough-inspection) please feel free to...
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My left tail light does not work.
You will need to check the bulbs and sockets in the left tail light. The wiring to this light for the tail light is spliced together with the right side. The left turn and brake lights go through the multifunction...
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Randomly Shutting off.
Hi there: If your Bronco II shuts off while you're driving the vehicle, it can be caused by a vacuum leak, faulty fuel pump, poor electrical connections, dirty fuel filters or ignition system components such as distributor or coils being...
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My rotor button is not pointing in the right direction
As a preliminary matter, please note that occasionally the timing mark on the crankshaft pulley can be in the wrong spot if the harmonic balancer has been damaged or removed improperly (that is, removed without using the right tool to...
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Grinding noise when starting engine.
Hi there: Improper alignment or installation of the starter can cause this grinding noise to occur. However, it's also possible that internal components inside the starter, the starter relay or the flywheel teeth could also be the source. It's really...
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no start issue 1990 ford ranger custom v6 2.9l automatic RWD
If, by chance, the fuel has been in the fuel tank "for a while", it won't burn, at least not in an engine. So, the first thing to consider is the age of the gas. The plugs do have to...
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Can I adjust the clutch on a 1992 Ford Ranger with a hydraulic clutch,if so, how?
Hi there. It is possible to adjust a hydraulic clutch, but only if you've bled the lines fully. This video shows how to adjust the pedal. If you can smell clutch dust, it's more likely that clutch discs are burning...
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Fuel in fuel rail but will not start up
Fuel could be in the fuel rail but if the fuel pressure is inadequate and/or the injectors are not functioning of course the engine won't start. Inadequate fuel pressure could be caused by a faulty fuel pressure regulator and injectors...
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No power to cab or to fuse block
If you lost all power while driving and now have no power to anything then you need to check the main battery cables and alternator for voltage drop on the cables using a volt meter. This will tell you where...
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Can I just refuel my car now?
You should first add only about 5 gallons of premium fuel and replace the fuel filter. Then run the engine to see if the fuel pump works and injectors are not clogged or stuck. If engine starts and runs then...
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What would cause a Ford Ranger to shake when the accelerator is pressed?
It's either motor mounts or an engine management fault (ignition, fuel, air induction, etc. but also including uneven cylinder compression and mechanical issues) or perhaps a combination of the two. The root cause(s) of the problem can be pinpointed if...
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My back left light is very dim and the turn signal doesn't work
The wire connection at the turn signal multifunction switch should be checked for heat related damage and replaced with a new multifunction turn signal switch. The switch goes bad but also the connector can be damaged also at the same...
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Car won't start?
It is possible that your fuse box may be causing this issue. Most vehicles are set up where the power wire goes from the battery to the fuse box then from the fuse box to the alternator. I would recommend...
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Oil gauge is on N or O and not midline.
It sounds like you may have low oil pressure or possibly a bad oil pressure switch. Either the motor is in fact low on oil, the oil pump could be failing or not pumping oil sufficiently or the oil pressure...
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My 89 ford ranger runs everything works but it will shut off and will not start again for day or two. Everyone says eec power rela
The problem sounds like the fuel pump or fuel pump relay is bad. If you turn on the key and the check engine light is on then the EEC relay is good. You should hear the fuel pump in the...

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