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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 2.3 L4 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM, FORD -> DIAGNOSIS & TESTING -> ACCESSING FLASHOUT CODES -> Anti-Lock Brake System (Yellow) Warning Lamp -> Brake System (Red) Warning Lamp -> DIAGNOSTIC CODES -> INSTRUMENTATION CHECKS -> SYSTEM COMPONENT LOCATIONS -> TROUBLE CODE IDENTIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GAS

    SYSTEM COMPONENT LOCATIONS

    Refer to system component locations, Figs. through , whenever diagnosis is required. Always disconnect the battery ground cable whenever checking resistance values within the system.

    INSTRUMENTATION CHECKS

    Brake System (Red) Warning Lamp

    To check brake system warning lamp, turn ignition key to the Start position. The red warning lamp should glow momentarily. The warning lamp will also illuminate if the parking brake mechanism is not fully released. If warning lamp fails to glow, service of the electrical system is indicated. If warning lamp illu...

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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 Super 2.3 L4 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, Replace -> Front -> Rear
    Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

    Front

    • Raise and support the vehicle.
    • Index-mark front driveshaft to front axle flange and at transfer case flange.
    • Remove and discard bolts and U-joint retainers.
    • Remove and discard flange bolts.
    • Compress and separate front driveshaft from front axle, then separate driveshaft from transfer case. Wrap electrical tape around the bearing cups to prevent them from falling off the U-joint spider.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • Tighten transfer case flange bolts in a cross pattern.
      • Torque front propeller shaft flange bolts to transfer case to 75 ft. lbs. if equipped.
      • T...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle, if required.
    • Disconnect electrical connector or solenoid relay wire from starter motor.
    • Remove starter motor attachi...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Check Engine Lamp -> 1990-91 EEC-IV
    Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GAS

    This lamp will light when the ignition is turned On. After engine is started the lamp should go off, unless a problem has been detected by the EEC-IV system. After diagnosis and repair, the Check Engine/MIL lamp will automatically reset when stored codes are cleared from EEC-IV system memory. After diagnosis and repair, EEC-IV memory may be cleared of stored codes as follows:

    • With ignition turned Off, connect a jumper wire between Self Test and Self Test Input (STI) connectors.
    • On Aerostar, the Self Test and STI connectors are gray in color and are located on lefthand fender apron...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet and remove hose.
    • Reposition hose clamp at water pump and remove hose.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Upper

    • Drain cooling system into a s...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

    • Loosen adjustment and pivot bolts on accessories needing belts replaced, then remove old belts.
    • Install new belt over pulleys, tension belt, then tighten adjustment and pivot bolts t...

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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+.

    Rear Of Engine Compartment  Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GASRear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Wiper Motor
  • B-MAP Sensor Assembly
  • Power Door Components Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GASPower Door Components Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Mirror Switch
  • Master Window Control
  • Door Lock Switch
  • Door Lock Motors
  • Splice S117
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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:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS)
  • Electronic Engine Control (EEC) Module
  • Speed Control Servo
  • Vacuum Dump Valve
  • Speed Control Amplifier
  • 1990 Ford Ranger  2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Illumination
  • Blower Resistors
  • Thermal Limiter
  • Blower Switch
  • Blower Motor
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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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