MY TRUCK WONT START IT WILL TURN OVER BUT DONT START

1987 Ford Ranger

Tiny

jsckk9320

January, 3, 2012 AT 12:39 AM

It has spark and fuel we have replaced spark plugs and wires distrib cap and rotor both fuel pumps fuel injectors fuel regulator fuel filter

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3 Answers

Tiny

rivermikerat

January, 3, 2012 AT 12:46 AM

Remove plug #1 and turn the engine over by hand until the piston is at the top of its cycle. Check the crankshaft timing mark and distributor rotor location. The timing mark on the crankshaft should be at 0 degrees. The rotor should be pointing at the number one plug tower on the cap. If not, rotate the engine another 180 degrees and bring the piston back up and check again. IF the mark and/or rotor don't line up, you have a timing issue. If the rotor is close, you can turn the distributor. If it's more than 20 degrees off, the timing chain is off.

Tiny

jsckk9320

January, 4, 2012 AT 3:50 AM

Thanks checked timing its set also had the ignition module checked its good pushed the button on the inertia switch the button stays up im not sure if it is suppose to but its up I even tried to hold it down and had someone try to turn it over no help

Tiny

rivermikerat

January, 4, 2012 AT 4:22 AM

Ok. Next check fuel pressure and compression. Compression should be around 120PSI and vary by no more than 15%.

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