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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 2.9 V6 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    POWER BRAKE UNITS, FORD -> Bendix Vacuum Brake Booster -> PUSHROD ADJUSTMENT
    Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.9 V6 GAS

    To check adjustment of pushrod, fabricate a gauge and position it against master cylinder mounting ...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> Aviator, 1991-06 Explorer & Mountaineer, 1986-06 Ford Ranger & 1986-90 Bronco II w/Fuel Injected Engine
    Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GAS

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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 4.0 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

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 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 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  Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger  2.9 V6 GASLH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger 2.9 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • TFI Module
  • Low Oil Level Switch
  • Oil Pressure Sender
  • Splice S186
  • Rear Anti-Lock Brake Module Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger  2.3 L4 GASRear Anti-Lock Brake Module Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • RABS Module
  • Ignition Switch
  • Speed Control Amplifier
  • Multi-Function Switch
  • Warning Buzzer/Chime
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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  2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Rear Speaker
  • Main Light Switch
  • Left Rear Speaker
  • Premium Sound Amplifier
  • 1990 Ford Ranger  2.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Ford Ranger 2.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Check Valve
  • Vacuum Control Valve
  • Vacuum Reservoir
  • Power Brake Booster
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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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