89 ford ranger 2.3L 4cyl Engine Help - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


SOHC - 2.3L & 2.5L Lima Engines Discussions and Topics specific to the Lima 4 cylinder engines

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-26-2012
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: suffolk va
Posts: 1
89 ford ranger 2.3L 4cyl Engine Help

I just finished rebuilding my upper engine. Everythig cleaned and some new parts & gaskets new all the way around. I put the battery back in , charged it then tried to start it. The crank turns one half turn then stops like its stuck then a spark comes from the upper coil pack. I can not figure out what went wrong. I've worked on ford engines and have never had this problem but now I do. I'm getting spark from both coil packs, wires are new, I used the same plugs because I just changed them last summer and their was very little ware on them. I made double sure the electrical connections were right, they only go one way, I did get a little confused as to what order to put all the vacume line in but the diagram is on the front of the truck so I figured that out. Any help would be great. I would love to have the truck running before winter. I'm stumped. When I filled the radiator with water, the nozzle to the water hose got stuck and sprayed water on the engine, also the upper coil pack got alittle wet but not much.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to check engien on 95 4cyl ford ranger Joekwest7 General Ford Ranger Discussion 2 02-19-2015 07:33 AM
2000 3.0L V6 4x4 engine swap to 2.5 4cyl? archie6214 2.9L & 3.0L V6 Tech 3 07-25-2014 07:19 AM
1988 Ford Ranger 2wd 2.3 4cyl [No Engine] 650obo Augustsown SOHC - 2.3L & 2.5L Lima Engines 0 04-18-2014 09:06 PM
Shaking Engine (Videos) 4cyl SouthernMudSlinger General Ford Ranger Discussion 14 10-02-2006 07:48 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 07:19 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 Amazon.com and affiliated sites.