Asked by Jan 05, 2016 at 11:35 AM about the 1992 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

OK I'm having a problem getting my truck to start it
died on my a couple days ago and would fire back
up fuel pump is good I replaced the fuel filter and
the pressure regulator and still will not fire just
cranks doesn't even sound like it will fire

5 Answers

Guy Outland

Need to know if it does have fire, what the fuel pressure is and the fuel quality. pull one of the plug wires off of a plug, use an old plug grounded to the engine and watch for spark while cranking to check for spark if you don't have the proper tools. You can also spray starting fluid into the intake while trying to start it. If it runs with ether that means you have spark and no combustible fuel.

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I have spark and psi is at 45 and think I'm running 90 octane

Guy Outland

Which engine do you have? The question about fuel quality isn't the octane, by getting a fuel sample and testing it for water or other than gasoline content and combustibility you will be able to rule out having gotten bad gas or something other than fuel in the tank. If you can use ether to get to run even a little bit it would prove that the ignition system is working and that it has a fuel issue.

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I found the problem it's my coil packs went out

Guy Outland

Cool, glad you've isolated the problem and are able to get it repaired. It can get overly complicated at times but the basics, Fuel, Fire, Air never change.

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