Where is the distributor hold down bolt located on a 1987 Ford Ranger V6?
if the distributor is in the back of the engine it will be hard to see. so you might have to stand on the bumper and lean over the engine, it should be at the base of the distibutor where it meets the housing. if you feel with your fingers you will find it. sometimes it requires a special wrench to get at hard to reach angles and sometimes not . you'll be able to figure it out,just be carefull if you have the motor running.
For a 1987 Ford Ranger , 2.9 liter V6 : The firing order is ( 1 - 4 - 2 - 5 - 3 - 6 ) The distributor rotor turns CLOCKWISE ( looking from the top ) The marked # 1 position on the distributor cap faces towards the REAR The engine cylinder locations are numbered : firewall 3 - 6 2 - 5 1 - 4 front of vehicle
The crankshaft position sensor (CKP) on 3.0L V6 engines equipped with distributors is located in the distributor. It consists of the distributor hall-effect switch and a rotary-vane cup. On all other models the CKP is located at the front of the engine, in close proximity to the crankshaft damper. - Haynes Repair Manual #36071, 1993-2005 Ford Ranger Pick-ups
I can't post a picture , but : On a 1987 Ford Ranger , 2.9 liter V6 engine : The firing order is ( 1 - 4 - 2 - 5 - 3 - 6 ) The distributor rotor turns CLOCKWISE The marked # 1 position on the distributor cap faces towards the REAR The engine cylinder locations are numbered : firewall 3 - 6 2 - 5 1 - 4 front of vehicle
That would depend on which engine you have in your Ford Ranger , a 4 cylinder or a 6 cylinder . The 4 cylinder engines used in the Ford Ranger have a firing order 1 - 3 - 4 - 2 and the distributor rotates clockwise . All the 6 cylinder engines used in a Ford Ranger have a firing order 1 - 4 - 2 - 5 - 3 - 6 and if they…