The Correct Timing for a 1998 Ford Ranger?

Answer The 1998 Ford Ranger pickup truck featured a 2.5-liter, 3.0-liter and a 4.0-liter engine. The engines shared the same timing specifications. The timing of the engines should be checked periodically... Read More »

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How to Change the Timing Belt on a 1998 Through 2000 2.5 Ford Ranger?

The replacement interval for replacing the timing belt on the 1998 through 2000 Ford Ranger with a 2.5 engine has been determined through its service history to be every 60,000 miles. At the rate t... Read More »

How to Set the Timing On a 2.3 Ford Ranger?

The distributor in your Ford Ranger is timing-belt driven by a dummy-shaft and gear that meshes with the drive gear on the end of the distributor. As moving parts wear and the timing belt stretches... Read More »

How to Adjust the Timing on a Ford Ranger?

The Ford Ranger and identical Mazda B-Series use a high-voltage electronic ignition system. You must be careful not to cross or short any wires or connectors to avoid serious damage to the componen... Read More »

How to Set the Timing on a 1997 Ford Ranger?

The engine timing in your 1997 Ford Ranger has a profound effect on the truck's overall ride quality. When the timing is off, the engine might shake, sputter and rattle, causing a decrease in power... Read More »