Howdy from Alto, Ga. - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource

Member Introductions New to Please take a moment and introduce yourself.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-16-2011
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Alto
Posts: 2
Howdy from Alto, Ga.

& Talk About Bad Luck
I have a 98 Ford Ranger XLT 2.5L yesterday morning we was heading to my Daughters house when we got almost to the gas station, The engine shut down with no warning was able to coast on into the Station. Thought it ran out of gas put some in, turned it over, not hitting look under hood, looked threw the gap at the top of Timing cover..... Belt missin from gears!!!!!!!!!!!! Just our luck, as if one more thing could GO WRONG, GO WRONG, this Morning... Well we call our son, he calls his friend, that owns a wrecker to come get us back to the house. Get home, unloaded OL BLUE asked how much we owe him he said $10 WOW maybe our luck has changed!!!!!???? Well I called Advanced Auto on price of belt $26.99 Okay that's cheaper than what my Husband was telling me it was going to cost!!!! LOL !!! Then I get back with Belt to find out I was going to have to go back to get a Power Steering Pump Pulley Kit!! LOL another $44 Rental Price get there and theirs was damaged and missing Parts, ended up Buying New Kit $34.87 at least they told me that I can bring it back for refund when done !!!! Well, any way we've torn it down to the timing gears and none of the points are lined up, was wondering do we have to take the Harmonic Ba-lancer / Belt Guide Off to get the Timing Belt on or wont it slide on past the guide??? The book I've got says to remove it and don't you have to have a Puller for to get it off TOO????? If so, I guess I'll have to wait til Friday B4 I can get it!!! Broke Again!!!!! PLEASE !!!!!
Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2011
Rick-RF's Avatar
iTrader: (1)
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,534
Hey Bubba'sGirl, welcome to

Make sure to check out RFs picture gallery here

Hope to see you around!
Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2011
Taylor's Avatar
Ive been old volk
iTrader: (18)
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Nashville, NC
Posts: 7,110
Welcome to RF!!
Hopefully this site will help you get all of your issues resolved.
Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2011
98liftedranger's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (5)
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: California
Posts: 12,538
Welcome to the site!
Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2011
KLC's Avatar
KLC KLC is offline
RF Veteran
iTrader: (29)
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 13,115
Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2011
Level III Supporter

iTrader: (12)
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Clinton, Ontario
Posts: 8,181
Welcome... try looking around or posting the the 4 cylinder section and you may get more helpful replies!
Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Howdy snowboarder86 Member Introductions 13 06-14-2017 07:29 AM
Howdy Howdy CamoKid1 Member Introductions 6 06-14-2017 07:28 AM
Howdy my name is Bubba'sGirl from Alto, Ga. & Talk About Bad Luck Bubba'sGirl SOHC - 2.3L & 2.5L Lima Engines 2 10-17-2011 01:08 PM
Howdy! ColdNapalm Member Introductions 16 09-25-2008 02:38 AM
Howdy 86_cookiemonster Member Introductions 7 09-22-2008 09:24 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:10 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.