Top Dead Center (TDC) means when the number 1 piston is at the top of the cylinder on the compression stroke. One way to find TDC is to (1)disconnect the negative battery cable, (2)remove the number 1 spark plug, (3)while turning crankshaft clockwise with a wrench or breaker bar, insert the tip of your finger in the spark plug hole until you feel pressure building up, then insert a pencil or pen to feel when the piston reaches the very top of the cylinder. Another way to find TDC is to remove the distributer cap and rotate the engine clockwise until the rotor points to number one spark plug wire and the pointers on the crankshaft align. To me, the surest way is the finger tip method.
what is the mpg rate on a 1986 ford ranger 2.9 v6
Wikipedia has a great history of the ford ranger line.
I have a 96 ford ranger 2.3. On the crank timing, does the mark on the plastic cover TC mean top dead center?
On a 1995 Ford Ranger : The ODOMETER is near the center of your speedometer
10 degrees before top dead center
the fuel filter on a 1986 ford ranger is located on the inside of the frame on the drivers side in front of the gas tank.
yes 1986 to 2002
A brake calliper for a 1986 Ford Ranger would be likely to cost between $20 and $40, depending on where you source it.
Most under dash driver's side. There isn't an OBD port on a 1986 ranger!!
There was a 2.9 L - V6 engine available in the Ford Ranger from 1986 to 1992
You unscrew the bolts.......
the timing should be set top dead center with the number one spark plug
About 17 Gallons
right side panel by feet
You can find a fuse panel diagram for a 1986 Ford Ranger XL in the owner's manual. You can also find it at select auto part stores.
If black smoke is coming out of the exhaust of a 1986 Ford Ranger, it is likely burning oil. It's possible that a seal is leaking in the engine.
5 deg atdc --------------------------------------------------------------- Motorcraft.com shows the timing on a 1986 Ranger 2.3 L as 10 degrees BTDC
http://www.rebuiltautoengines.com/ford-ranger-articles.html You can get it all here with detailed pics of cylinders and coils
10 degrees before top dead center(BTDC) with the SPOUT connector unplugged.
engine compartment on the passenger side
I/C Regulator built inside alternator.
on the backside of the engine by the firewall