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1997 Ford Ranger Question: got fire and getting fuel but wont start

 

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lagreca420, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, Tampa, FL, June 06, 2013, 18:31
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changed fuel filter,thermostat,surpintine belt,plugs,wires,flushed radiator,water pump...this after over heating

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    June 06, 2013, 18:49
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    How hot did it get, hot enough to quit running? Compression needs to be checked!

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    A+ Japanese Auto Repair Inc (35 Answers) , San Carlos, CA - (650) 204-3032
    Eric Sevim June 07, 2013, 10:02
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    Yes, check compression. Is it is a timing belt motor? If so, do check the timing if the compression is bad before you condemn the motor.

    Eric Sevim - ASE Master Certified Technician
    A+ Japanese Auto Repair - San Carlos CA 94070
    http://www.aplusjapaneseautorepair.com/

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