How to Change U-Joints on a 1989 Ford Ranger?

Answer While many vehicles today are front wheel drive and have no need for u-joints, light trucks like the 1989 Ford Ranger still use them in the drive shaft. They allow the torque developed by the engin... Read More »

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How Do I Change Drive Belts on a 1989 2.9 Liter Ford Ranger?

Drive belts are the belts on the front of the engine that run accessories like the alternator, power steering pump and air conditioner. The belts need to be checked and replaced if they become wor... Read More »

How to Change the Tilt Wheel Ignition Key Switch on a 1989 Ford Ranger XLT?

As with most cars, the ignition key switch in a 1989 Ford Ranger allows the driver to start the vehicle. When the key is turned, it turns a switch which allows electrical current to pass through to... Read More »

How to Remove an Oil Pan from a 1989 Ford Ranger?

The oil pan on a 1989 Ford Ranger is responsible for holding the engine's oil supply. The oil pan is attached to the engine's crankcase and held in place with bolts. Removing the oil pan from the v... Read More »

My 1989 Ford Ranger Won't Start?

Issues with an 1989 Ford Ranger that will not start fall into two categories: either the engine will not crank, or the engine cranks but will not start. Look to the electrical system to diagnose an... Read More »