Stock Number: H79410740O Fits: 1997 Ford Ranger Automatic Transmission; 6 Cyl, 245 cid 4. A vehicle at rest requires a lot of engine torque to get all that weight moving. Remove the vacuum line at the pressure regulator. To remove the coil pack, unplug the electrical harness connector from it Unplug the electrical harness connector from the ignition coil pack. Most of the 5-speed trannys have a fill plug located on the forward, driver's side of the tranny.
Remove the valve spring and retainer from the cylinder head If equipped, remove the valve seal. But whether or not you decide to replace it, you would be wise to check it periodically to make sure it has not become damaged or worn. © 2004 Thomson Delmar Learning. If equipped, remove the skid plate from the frame. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
Remove the retainer washers from the lug nut studs and remove the automatic locking hub assembly from the spindle. When using silicone rubber sealer, assembly must occur within 15 minutes after sealer application. Move the test light in successive steps back toward the power source until the light in the handle illuminates. Connect the original wire to the oil pressure switch. Pivot the rocker arms into position. What color is the oil? Slide the torsion bar forward, into the lower control arm, to allow the adjuster lever to be removed. Make sure that the timing marks are still aligned.
To install: Ensure that all of the gasket mating surfaces are clean and free or grease, oil or dirt. Use a valve spring compressor tool to relieve the spring tension from the retainer. Connect the vapor hoses to the solenoid. Carefully disengage the fuel rail assembly from the fuel injectors by lifting and gently rocking the rail. Also, anytime the torsion bar or its adjuster is removed, the vehicle ride height must be checked. © 2004 Thomson Delmar Learning.
Local laws may require specific equipment such as trailer brakes or fender mounted mirrors. Make sure to label them to assure proper installation Detach the accelerator and speed control if equipped cables from the throttle body lever. . In a turn, a slight amount of negative camber helps maximize contact of the tire with the road. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Loosen the wheel lug nuts then raise and safely support the front of the vehicle. The camshaft retaining bolt has a drilled oil passage for timing chain assembly lubrication.
This early ignition will usually cause a pinging during low speeds and heavy loads. Have the headlight adjustment checked as soon as possible by a reputable repair shop. Discard the old pan gasket. Check the spindle for excessive wear or damage. Remove the air cleaner intake duct. Attach the other lead to the sender unit's wiring harness connector terminal.
After ensuring all rocker arm cover reinforcement washers are installed in their original position, tighten the rocker arm cover screws to the proper specification. Backward rotation may cause the timing belt to jump time, due to the arrangement of the belt tensioner. This means splicing a new connector assembly into the harness. Remove the accessory drive belt. Twist then pull the socket from the lens Gently pull outward on the lens assembly to disengage the barbed retainers. View of the electrical connections on the back of the cluster To install: Connect the electrical wire harness plugs and install the instrument cluster.
Have the alignment checked by a professional repair shop. Relieve the fuel system pressure. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. You don't see any fluid on the line? Connect the electrical wire harness hard shell connector to the blower motor by pushing into place. Disconnect the electrical lead from the switch.
Position the wiper arm over the shaft and firmly push it on until it stops. Remove the pushrods, keeping them in order so they may be installed in their original locations. Buying a used 1997 Ford Ranger transmission from a non-reliable dealer is an unnecessary risk. Be sure to insert it all the way. Inspect the cap for cracks, broken or worn carbon button, or carbon tracks. Disconnect the heater hose at the pump.
Connect the ignition wires to the spark plugs and reconnect the negative battery cable. This has a light duty aluminum case and has a rectangular shape casting ribs with a large top cover. The intake manifold, cylinder head and cylinder block mating surfaces should be clean and free of old silicone rubber sealer. Remove the lower manifold and its gasket from the engine. Install the front wheel spindle. Have a helper grasp the lower edge of the tire and move the wheel assembly in and out.