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Ford ranger 1988 turns over but will not start. Changed ignition module, coil, wires and spark plugs, and fuel filter. And manage to fill it up to make sure not empty. Will start on occasion and them die out and not start till the next day.

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You need to check your fuel shut off switch to see if it was tripped. Especially if you have hit something or had some type of impact. If not you need to check if your fuel pump is working. If you regularly run you truck out of gas or down to { E } you will smoke the fuel pump. It needs to be submerged in fuel all the time while it is pumping to keep it cool and lubed. After that, if it is not the problem, you need to check for fuel, spark and compression. Your timing belt may have snapped if you have not changed it every 60k miles. Could also be the cam sensor. If you take it to Autozone they will scan it for free.
Good luck.

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