I have a 1990 ford ranger 4x4 2.9 liter v6. It had set for a couple years and i got it and i have put everything fuel related on it new! And now i can drive it until it gets warmed up good and it will

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Asked by Jan 03, 2014 at 01:44 PM about the 1990 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab 4WD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It will die on me after its warmed up good
and will turn over but wont start but i can
let it set for a while and it will start up and
do the same thing.(oil pressure hand jumps
around) i was thinking the oil pump or
sending unit but im not sure. Any ideas or
suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
Thanks

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maybe a bad coil

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Yea someone else mention that but i wanted to get a second opinion on it thanks. Is there anyway i could test it or know if its bad before i buy one?

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I would rather think that it's an Ignition Module (on the side of the Distributor) since it fails once warmed up. Yes, coils fail too - due to ignition modules. A good indicator is that you can restart the truck after a 20 to 30 minute rest. Also, you should go ahead and change out the oil pressure Sender/Switch - they're an old problem

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Where is the oil pressure sender/switch located? I have put a new ignition module on it.

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