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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

HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS, FORD -> BLEEDING BRAKES
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger 2.9 V6 GAS

Bleed primary and secondary hydraulic brake systems separately, bleeding the longest line first on each system. Do not allow reservoir to run dry during bleeding operation. Never reuse fluid that has been drained from the hydraulic system.

  • Loosen master cylinder to hydraulic line nuts and wrap shop cloths around tubing below fitting to absorb escaping brake fluid.
  • Depress brake pedal slowly forcing air trapped in master cylinder out at fitting.
  • Hold pedal down and tighten fittings, then release brake pedal. Releasing brake pedal before fittings are tightened will allow air to ...

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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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 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 -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger 2.9 V6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the Air Bag warning ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1990 Ford Ranger 2.9 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 Super 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+.

Front Of Engine  Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GASFront Of Engine Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Switch
  • Water Temperature Sender
  • Low Oil Level Sender
  • VRS Sensor Assembly
  • Frame Components  Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GASFrame Components Diagram for 1990 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Pump
  • Speed Sensor
  • 4x4 Indicator
  • Fuel Sender
  • Splice S230
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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  4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Warning Chime Module
  • Glove Box Lamp
  • Main Light Switch
  • Dome Lamp
  • Engine Compartment Lamp
  • 1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Ford Ranger Super 2.9 V6 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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