How to Change the Thermostat on a 1987 Ford F150?

Answer When replacing coolant hoses on a 1997 Ford F150, or doing any other cooling system work, it's always a good idea to replace the thermostat as well. Thermostats are made from inexpensive materials ... Read More »

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How to Change the Alternator on a 1987 Ford F-150?

Facing the vehicle, the alternator on the 1987 Ford F-150 lies just behind the radiator at the top left side of the engine. The accessible location and adequate space permit you to install the alte... Read More »

How to Change the Ignition Switch in a 1987 Ford Ranger?

The ignition switch is a small but essential component on your 1987 Ford Ranger. It allows you to start the vehicle using your key. Once inserted into the ignition cylinder, the key can be turned t... Read More »

How to Change the Inner Tie Rod on a Ford F150?

Ford equipped the F-150 truck with a steering system that includes tie rods (with both inner and outer ends) that connect the wheels to the center link and steering shaft. The inner tie-rod ends co... Read More »

How to Change the Power Steering Pump on a 1987 Ford Truck?

In 1987, Ford trucks came equipped with a power-assisted steering system. The power steering pump, which is belted to the engine pulley, pressurizes hydraulic fluid in the system. This pressurized ... Read More »