Question about 1987 Ford Ranger

1 Answer

Ignition switch won't engage

We are using a screw driver to start the engine through the cylanoid, the key switch won't work. We replaced the ignition key, but still nothing, I heard it might be the clutch engaging something or another, all suggestions needed. HELP!!

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Well it can be 1 of two things it could be the solenoid or on some rangers thay have a switch on the cluch peddel. I hope this infomation helps you

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do i bypass ignition or engage a damaged ignition so i can start my truck useing the ignition solinoid and screw driver


This can't be done with most modern vehicles because the engine management needs a code to be sent from the immobiliser in order to switch it on. Mostly the code is generated by a unit which is energised by a transponder embedded in the key.

It is possible to have the engine ECU decoded but it takes time and isn't cheap.

Vehicles that are 20 years or older can usually be started without difficulty, either with a screwdriver directly into the ignition switch or by hot-wiring.

Jul 06, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

1995 Isuzu Rodeo won't start all of a sudden.


Check connection battery,could be starter.

Jun 05, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Bought a cylanoide starter battery and nothing with my key


turn key to on and jump solinoid at starter if it starts replace ignition switch under steering colum.

Dec 27, 2010 | 1986 Ford Ranger 2WD

1 Answer

Ignition switch cylinder has been replaced but problem remains. I turn key to 'on', everything normal. When I turn key to 'start' there is no resistance or springback and starter does not engage. 1992...


Check ignition switch, the switch sit on the steering colum, under the dash, on the top side of the colum, make sure the rod that come's from the key is still in the switch, you will have to remove switch to check, held on with two small screw's, after removeble of switch, with screw driver work switch, if it don't feel spring like, switch is bad

Aug 20, 2010 | 1992 Ford Ranger

1 Answer

When starting the engine the ignition occasionally will not engage the starter - no sound nothing just the engine lights on the dash. I had the starter replaced under a lifetime warranty but the problem...


It's possible there is a problem with the wiring but more likely the ignition switch. We are not talking about the key tumbler but the electronic contact base. It either needs to be clean or replaced. You will probably need special anti-theft sockets, wrenches, or screw driver tips to do the job.

Jun 17, 2010 | 1994 Toyota Corolla

3 Answers

My car wants to keep starting even after turning the key off


solenoid may be sticking. Have someone start the car, if it sticks tap the solenoid with screw driver handle. If that stops the starter, replace the solenoid. If it were me, I wouldn't bother testing it and just replace solenoid.

May 09, 2010 | 1989 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Ignition won;t start. The key insert is loose and turns but won't start


the ignition switch may need to be replaced. im not sure if a lock smith can replace the ignition switch, call around to see if they can.

May 29, 2009 | 2000 Lexus LX470

1 Answer

My 1990 Thunderbird is getting no electrical power. The battery is new and fully charged. I have put in a new ignition switch and cylanoid switch. Still nothing. No headlights, no hazzard lights or dummy...


Replace the ignition switch. It's under the steering column covers half way down the column. There is a long electrical plug that has a bolt in the center of it that holds it on. You may need to buy tamper proof sockets to actually remove the switch. They look like torx bits but has a hole in the center of it.

Jul 22, 2008 | 2000 Ford Focus

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

93 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

64052 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21990 Answers

Fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5331 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...