1990 Ford Ranger Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Ford Ranger
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1990 Ford Ranger ProblemsHigher Than Normal Engine Idle
The engine may have a higher that normal idle at times. After cold start with an automatic transmission and when the clutch is depressed with a manual transmission. Our technicians tell us updated powertrain control module (PCM) software is available to address this concern.
If a noise from the rear end is heard when going around turns or after driving at highway speed for an extended period, this could be caused by a failing deferential clutch kit. An updated differential clutch kit available.
1990 Ford Ranger Questionskeeps overheating (2 answers)
I flushed it out 4 times. changed radiator and thermostat 2 times.overheats within 5 to 10 minutes. it ends up filling overflow and boiling to a hot enough temp to were it is boiling.
it has set out of gas for some time. could it have air in the lines/ stuck injectors? some sensor? i checked inertia valve.
1990 Ford Ranger RecallsRecall 98E010000
Ford has recalled 1990 Ranger 4.0L V6 trucks because the throttle may stick and cause the throttle lever to contact the throttle body air intake tube. This may cause unintended acceleration, which could result in an accident. Dealers will replace the air inlet tube with a newly designed part.