1990 Ford Bronco Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Ford Bronco

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1990 Ford Bronco Problems

"No start" and stalling due to ignition module failure
Failure is very common in the ignition module, causing intermittent stalling or a "No start" condition.
Problem With Double Cardan Joint May Cause Virbation/Noise at High Speeds

If there is a vibration or noise at highway speed, it could be from the front driveshaft and may require replacement of the double cardan joint. A double cardan joint is a type of driveshaft joint that uses two universal joints.

EGR system tubes can break and cause leak/noise

Tubes for the EGR system (exhaust gas recirculation) can break, causing an exhaust leak and noise under the hood.

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1990 Ford Bronco Questions

my ford bronco is a 1989 eddie bauer 5.8 L automatic with manual locking hubs. (2 answers)

will start first time then no start! replaced ECM Ignition coil & ignition cylinder, cap,button,starter relay & starter.As soon as it warms up the same problem occurs at varying intervals. its getting very old is there a real world solution always been a ford man please ...

wont start (1 answer)

Starter would not stop running while engine running or when turn ignition off (1 answer)

It continued to run. It did not do it all the time but third time is it just stopped.Now when I turn ignition it just clicks. Was this a bad starter all along or was there another issue that caused this and will do same thing when I replace my starter?

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1990 Ford Bronco Recalls

Recall 98E010000
EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: AFTERMARKET BRAKE ROTORS FOR USE ON CERTAIN FORD AND MAZDA TRUCKS. CRACKED CASTINGS CAUSED CRACKS TO APPEAR ON THE OUTER DIAMETER OF THE ROTOR HAT OR AROUND THE STUD HOLE.
Recall 96V071000
THE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.
Recall 91V189000
WHEN THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER IS PLACED IN THE PARK POSITION, THE PARK PAWL DOES NOT ALWAYS ABUT OR ENGAGE THE PARK GEAR.

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1990 Ford Bronco Reviews

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based on 3 customer reviews
my bronco has idled high ever since i got it.we've adjusted everything possible and can't hear any vacuum leaks.what could it be?
i own a 89 xlt the thing i hate is the gas mileage about 8 to 9 mpg's with the 351 with 68,000 origanal miles, its an awesome off road power house, ltd diff, duel shock towers,lower geared trans and transfer case, im looking in to putting out lock hubs and a 5 speed trans, it has all towing gear i need front and rear reese hitch, lighting, and power,
Bought this Bronco New great for hunting but the 351 had no power and with 10 MPG and a 35 gallon tank we just use it for hunting

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