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#202 of 257 Trailer wire - no left signal
Jun 19, 2010 (4:00 pm)
My 1999 XLT 4L Ranger came with a tow package. The left signal (yellow wire in ford main wire harness) has failed. I disonnected the trailer harness plug and there is no signal. Next I disconnected the plug on the harnees that leads to the right side up near the rear frame and bumper and have a signal on the male prong.
Following this yellow wire to the front of the truck, I untaped the harness and found a heat shrink connection on the brown wire. Moving on, after dropping the spare tire for access, I went as far as a "Y" wire connection all taped up just above the rear axle.
From what I can tell there is no signal at this point. Fuses seem ok. Any help is appreciated.
Jul 18, 2010 (9:06 pm)
I have a 2000 Ranger XLT The door locks work sometimes and other times they move only slightly when the switch is pushed. I've checked the grounds under the hood. Anyone else had this problem and found a solution?
#204 of 257 problems with hesitation on 94 ranger
Aug 03, 2010 (5:56 pm)
my 94 ranger was running good but now i step on the gas and it stubles and bogs out for a few seconds and slowly goes away and runs ok but it has cut out on the highway going 65 70 i have to put it in neutral and rev and it comes back to life i drop back into drive and it goes again and cuts out again but it only does that at highway speed the the bogging out is every time i start the car and is worse when its cold . i changed the fuel filter plugs wires and air filter but it is still there !!! could it be the trottle sensor or air/idle sensor ??? please help
#205 of 257 1993 Ford Ranger with electrical problem.
Aug 27, 2010 (11:26 pm)
My truck started with a problem with the lights dimming out under acceleration. Also, gauge needles moving (vibration effect) while driving. All fuses are good and cannot see any shorts behind cluster. Battery and alternator were tested to be good. Finally, the lights did not come on for a day or two and then suddenly they just started to work again. I since replaced the light switch. Any ideas on the gauges and lights dimming. I know there must be a short somewhere.
#206 of 257 Re: '93 Ranger volt gauge going crazy! [jhelsley]
Aug 27, 2010 (11:37 pm)
I have the same problem right now. All, the gauges bounce around while driving. Headlights dim under acceleration. Alternator and batt tested good too. I remember in some older cars I had in the past it was always the alternator. Im assuming it could still be even if it tests good as I believe the diodes are inside. I might try that next. If you have discovered anything new please let me know when you get this post ok.
Thank You and good luck to you.
#207 of 257 Re: problems with hesitation on 94 ranger [ricarguy]
Aug 28, 2010 (12:31 am)
Just saw your post, I see it's about 3 weeks old.
But, wild guesses - a plugged up fuel filter - oh, never mind I see you've changed that.
Or a failing fuel pump. Get a pressure gauge and screw into the fitting on the fuel line under the hood. Find out somewhere what the pressure should be. I think it probably needs about 45 pounds of pressure.
#208 of 257 Re: '93 Ranger volt gauge going crazy! [i8uwithalime]
Aug 28, 2010 (12:34 am)
Well, you replied to a 3 year old post - doubt that guy is still waiting around for an answer.
With ribbed belts, they don't slip often. But if you've got oil or something on the belt driving the alternator, that might be the problem.
#209 of 257 93 RANGER gauge and light problems
Aug 28, 2010 (1:36 pm)
My truck started with a problem with the lights dimming out under acceleration. Also, gauge needles going crazy while driving. (vibration effect). All fuses are good and cannot see any shorts behind cluster. Battery and alternator were tested to be good. I even sprayed all contacts with contact cleaner. Finally, the lights did not come on for a day or two and then suddenly they just started to work again. I since replaced the light switch. Any ideas on the gauges and lights dimming out while driving? Otherwise truck runs fine.
#210 of 257 Ford Ranger electrical problem
Sep 13, 2010 (9:48 am)
Parki n g lights on 99 Ranger stay on with switch off. Replaced switch-still can't turn lights off.Any suggesttions? THANKS!
#211 of 257 Re: Ford Ranger electrical problem [jmacz20]
Sep 13, 2010 (9:51 pm)
Bad multi-switch (turn signal,dimmer etc stalk)?