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1990 Ford Ranger CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Ford REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

A/C & Cooling System Maintenance -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1990-93 Ford Aerostar, Bronco II & Explorer & 1990-94 Ranger
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

DISC BRAKES, FORD -> General Information -> SERVICE PRECAUTIONS -> BLEEDING DISC BRAKES -> BRAKE DISC SERVICE -> BRAKE LININGS -> BRAKE ROUGHNESS -> GENERAL PRECAUTIONS -> INSPECTION OF CALIPER
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS

BRAKE LININGS

Remove both front wheels and inspect the brake discs, calipers and linings. (Wheel bearings should be inspected at this time and repacked if necessary).

Do not get any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that both front wheel sets be replaced whenever a respective shoe and lining is worn or damaged. Inspect and, if necessary, replace rear brake linings also.

If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

BRAKE ROUGHNESS

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thick...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Diesel Engines & Villager
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger 2.9 V6 GAS

The fuel system remains under high pressure even when the engine is not running. This residual pressure must be relieved before servicing the fuel system. To avoid injury or fire, release pressure from the fuel system before disconnecting any fuel line.

The fuel system pressure must be relieved prior to disconnecting fuel lines to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven 10 miles or more while it relearns its adaptive strategy.

On model...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Single Cardan, Flange Yoke -> Single Cardan, Slip Yoke
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.9 V6 GAS

Single Cardan, Slip Yoke

Disassemble

Do not, under any circumstance, clamp the shaft in the jaws of a vise or similar holding fixture. Denting or localizing fracture can result, causing shaft failure during vehicle operation. Place the shaft on a suitable workbench. Do not damage the tube. If components are not marked and installed incorrectly, driveline imbalance can occur.

  • Index-mark the shaft components.
  • Remove and discard all four snap rings.
  • Clamp bearing cup removal tool No. 205-086 or equivalent in a vise.
  • If necessary, use a pair of pliers to remove a bearing cup t...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.9 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air cleaner assembly, if required.
  • Disconnect wire harness connectors from voltage regulator.
  • Remove accessory drive belt.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts, then alternator from vehi...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Low Fuel Level Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

When fuel level drops below a predetermined level, the CHECK GAUGE indicator should light. The CHECK GAUGE indicator shoul...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect negative battery cable at battery.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove overflow tube from coolant recovery bottle and detach it from radiator shroud.
  • Remove four shroud attaching bolts and position it over fan.
  • Remove lower radiator hose and position aside.
  • Remove upper radiator hose and p...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS

  • Remove air cleaner outlet tube.
  • Rotate tensioner by turning counterclockwis...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1990 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

LH Side Of Engine Compartment  Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger  2.3 L4 GASLH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Washer Pump
  • Dual Brake Warning Switch
  • RABS Test Connector
  • Splice S100
  • Splice S104
  • Engine Components  Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger  2.3 L4 GASEngine Components Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • TFI Module
  • Coolant Temperature Sender
  • DIS Module
  • Low Oil Level Switch
  • Oil Pressure Sender
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1990 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1990 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Illumination
  • Blower Resistors
  • Heater And A/C Control Assembly
  • Thermal Limiter
  • Blower Switch
  • 1990 Ford Ranger  4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Ashtray Illumination
  • Multi-Function Switch
  • Ashtray Assembly
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1990 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: MERCON ATF IS BEING REPLACED BY MERCON V AS A SERVICE FLUID FOR SOME MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS
    Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chemicals, Antifreeze, Additives
  • Manual Trans, Clutches, Linkage, MTX
  • Document: MERCON ATF IS BRING REPLACED BY MERCON V ATF AS A SERVICE FLUID
    Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chemicals, Antifreeze, Additives
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1990 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1990 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1990 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1990 Ford Ranger cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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