PROCEDURE, HOWEVER, YOU SHOULD CONSULT A PROPER REPAIR MANUAL FOR GUIDANCE AND OR VERIFICATION.
FIND **TOP DEAD CENTER (TDC) (**crucial step) FOR CYLINDER #1; CONSULT A PROPER REPAIR MANUAL OR Ford MOTOR CO..
DISCONNECT BATTERY TO PREVENT MOVEMENT OF THE TOP DEAD CTR POSITION.
CLEAN THE BASE AROUND THE DISTRIBUTOR SHAFT TO PREVENT DEBRIS FROM FALLING INTO ENGINE.
REMOVE THE BOLT AT THE BASE OF THE SHAFT, IT USUALLY HOLDS A THICK WEIRD LOOKING EGG SHAPED WASHER TO THE BLOCK. **if you dont mark the shaft to block, the engine will have to be timed.
YOU MUST THEN SLOWLY REMOVE THE ENTIRE DISTRIBUTOR, NOT JUST THE CAP.
ONCE THE SHAFT IS OUT, LAY IT DOWN ON A SOFT SURFACE, LIKE A TOWEL, TO PREVENT DAMAGE.
INSPECT DISTRIBUTOR GEAR AT END AND OTHER PARTS FOR WEAR, AND REPLACE ONLY IF NECESSARY.
REMOVE OLD MODULE; IF ITS MOTORCRAFT, ITS USUALLY GREY.
CLEAN MOUNTING PLATE, IT MAY HAVE TO BE CLEANED GENTLY WITH RUBBING ALCOHOL AND A COTTON BALL TO REMOVE ANY DIELECTRIC GREASE THAT MAY REMAIN. ***DO NOT USE A SCRAPING TOOL OF ANY KIND OF THE MODULE OR MOUNTING PLATE!***
LET THE DISTRIBUTOR DRY COMPLETELY.
THERE IS USUALLY A SMALL TUBE OF DIELECTRIC GREASE WITH THE NEW MODULE WHICH MUST BE USED. IF NOT INCLUDED, YOU MUST BUY A TUBE OF DIELECTRIC GREASE. ***THE MODULE MUST NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE REPLACED WITHOUT THE GREASE!***
GENEROUSLY APPLY SAID GREASE TO THE NOW SHINY PART OF THE MODULE MOUNTING PLATE.
MAKE SURE THE NEW MODULE IS CLEAN, THEN MOUNT MODULE TO MOUNTING PLATE ON DISTRIBUTOR SHAFT.
DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN SCREWS!
CLEAN OFF ANY RESIDUAL GREASE FROM SURROUNDING AREA.
CAREFULLY REPLACE DISTRIBUTOR SHAFT.
REALIGN THE MARK YOU MADE EARLIER ON THE DISTRIBUTOR SHAFT TO THE MARK ON THE ENGINE BLOCK.
REPLACE THE WASHER THEN THE BOLT AND TIGHTEN TO SPECS.
RECONNECT THE MODULE HARNESS THEN THE BATTERY CABLE AND START THE CAR.
how do you repace the Ignition Module
where is the ignition module located on a 1988 Mazda b2200
The 1989 Ford Ranger pickup truck ignition module is located on the firewall in the engine compartment. The ignition module will be on the drivers side of the firewall.
You can replace the ignition control module and the crankshaft position sensor as required.
ignition control module is located under the distributor cap
On a 2.8l v6 it is at the front of the engine behind the ignition coils.
The ignition module on a 1989 5.7 liter is located in the distributor. Remove the cap, then the rotor, and you will be looking at the module. The module is held in place with two screws. Real simple. Good luck, David
I would replace the ignition module that is under the distributor cap and that should fix your problem.
Which engine does your car have?
The engine computer is the ignition module. It is the large black box under the hood.The engine computer is the ignition module. It is the large black box under the hood.
under the distributor cap
bellow the intake manifold