1988 Ranger 2.9L 4WD


Asked by Nov 16, 2015 at 11:32 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

ALRIGHT I purchased my Ranger months ago, replaced fuel pumps. After this it ran just fine for a few days, then it stopped running again! After a few months of more parts I replaced the ICM and then my Ranger ran fine again for about a week, then again it wouldn't start one random day. Ive since replace, plugs, wires, distributor cap and rotor, and the ignition coil. It cranks but will never fire. I am at a loss, its something simple I'm sure, but ive exhausted the little knowledge I have. It is getting enough fuel pressure, so it has to be spark right? HELP PLEASE!

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Yes and no. Air can cause this also. Remember. You need Air, fuel, and spark. If either is missing from the equation there is no crank up.

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