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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 4.0 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS, FORD -> DESCRIPTION -> Combination Valve -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve -> HYDRAULIC CONTROL VALVES -> Integral Bypass Proportioning Valve -> MASTER CYLINDER
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.9 V6 GAS

MASTER CYLINDER

The master cylinder consists primarily of a hydraulic cylinder, primary and secondary hydraulic pistons and a single or dual chamber fluid reservoir. The front brakes are connected to the primary outlet port(s) and are actuated by the primary piston assembly. The rear brakes are connected to the secondary outlet port and are actuated by the secondary piston assembly.

HYDRAULIC CONTROL VALVES

Combination Valve

This multi-function hydraulic control unit consists primarily of a pressure differential valve, brake lamp warning switch and a proportioning valve. A pressure diff...

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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 4.0 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, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 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

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 -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the On position as a bulb check. If the lamp remains...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core and remove hose.
  • Reposition hose clamp at coolant tube and remove hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.9 V6 GAS

  • Loosen adjustment and pivot bolts.
  • On models equipped with automatic tensioners,lift tensioner by rotating it counterclockwise.
  • On all models, remove old belts.
  • Install new belts, ensure proper belt groove contact.
  • On models less automatic tensioners, adjust belt tension as follows:
    • Install a suitable belt tension gauge tool, at ...

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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+.

RH Side Of Engine Compartment  Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GASRH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Pump
  • Starter Relay
  • EEC Power Relay
  • Fuel Pump Relay
  • Power Distribution Box
  • 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
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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:
  • Electronic Engine Control (EEC) Module
  • A/C Clutch Field Coil
  • Clutch Cycling Pressure Switch
  • A/C WOT Cutout Relay
  • 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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