What could be wrong engine knocking then stopped running on an 89 ford ranger?
It may have lost oil pressure. Is the oil full? Insufficient oil is the most common but not the only cause of low oil pressure.
With the engine running , and the vehicle stopped with your foot on the brake pedal shift the transmission to NEUTRAL and then rotate your selector switch to 4X4 low then put in drive / reverse ( to switch back from 4X4 low to 2 wheel drive , with the engine running , and the vehicle stopped with your foot on the brake pedal , shift to NEUTRAL and then rotate your selector switch to…
You have no brakes on your 96 Ford Ranger when it is running but when is not running it seems to be fine?
I have a 98 ford ranger 3.0 i changed wires plugs coil pack it is running bad still but in gear the bottom of engine is knocking and when wire is off cylinder three it runs better in park help please?
When the check engine light comes on , a malfunction has been detected with the emission control system , if the light stays on steady have the Ranger scanned for any trouble codes to diagnose and then repair the problem ( also if the light flashes on and off continuously with the engine running that indicates a spark plug misfire , scan , diagnose and repair )
The 2.3 Ford Ranger gas engine is not an Interference engine. The 2.3 Diesel is an interference engine. The recommended belt change interval is every 60,000 miles. The 2.3 Ford Ranger gas engine is not an Interference engine. The 2.3 Diesel is an interference engine. The recommended belt change interval is every 60,000 miles.
A good symptom of a thermostat stuck open is that it takes the engine longer than normal to reach operating temperature. ============================================================ Just adding to the answer : It will also show that it is running much cooler on the engine coolant temperature gauge than it normally does with the engine warmed up