How to Check the Brake Booster in a 1986 Ford Ranger?

Answer Ford used a brake booster in the 1986 Ranger to reduce brake pedal effort and increase power to the hydraulic brake system. Brake boosters require no special maintenance other than periodic checks ... Read More »

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How to Repair a Brake Booster in an 85 Ford Ranger?

A power brake booster failure in a 1985 Ford Ranger is largely attributable to a failed diaphragm in the booster housing. There are few reasons for such a failure other than normal wear or a leak i... Read More »

What Are the Causes of Brake Booster Failure in a Ford Ranger?

Brake booster problems can be both frustrating and dangerous, especially when the problem isn't with the brake booster itself. Because the Ford Ranger uses a vacuum brake booster, failure usually ... Read More »

1986 Ford Ranger Fan Removal?

The 2.0- and 2.3-liter engines in the 1986 Ford Ranger use four bolts instead of a fan hub nut to hold the fan assembly in place. These four bolts also hold the water pump pulley on the water pump.... Read More »

1986 Ford Ranger Timing Specs?

Correct ignition timing specifications are crucial for engine performance. Timing also affects variables such as fuel economy, engine longevity and others. The 1986 Ford Ranger is a light-weight tr... Read More »