I installed a 1992 engine in a 1998 ford ranger. it will not fire. I was told the computer box will not switch out. Is their any way to make it work?

Asked by Sep 18, 2013 at 08:23 AM about the 1998 Ford Ranger XL Standard Cab Stepside SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I changed out the engines.  everything ready to go.. but it will not fire up.  I was told that the computer box is not compatible.  s their any way I can make it work.

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The computer for the 92 will not work on a 98 ignition system. You can swap it out with the '98 one. Check out www.rangerpowersports.com/forum for more help.

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