Engine will not start


Asked by Sep 17, 2015 at 04:58 PM about the 1992 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Engine turns over fan belt turns but the timing belt on my 1992 2.3l 4 cylinder
does not turn/ rotate the camshaft

4 Answers


Sounds like you have a broken timeing belt,there may be head damage all so,have the engine pressure checked to rule out head damage before replacing the belt.

Bob Beaman

The 2.3 engine is not an interference engine. Belt is likely broken.

Bob Beaman


Bob Beaman

The Motorweek article is interesting, but you do not need to worry cause your 2.3 is a SOHC and not a DOHC engine.

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