Ford 2.3L Index of Articles

Instrument Panel Fuse Box (1994 Ford Ranger)

Instrument Panel Fuse Box (1994 Ford Ranger)

In the table below you'll find the fuse location and description of the fuses of the fuse box on 1994 Ford Ranger. The fuse box is located on the driver side of the dash. For your viewing and printing pleasure, you can download the PDF...   read more >>

Instrument Panel Fuse Box (1993 Ford Ranger)

Instrument Panel Fuse Box (1993 Ford Ranger)

In the table below you'll find the fuse location and description of the fuses of the fuse box on 1993 Ford Ranger. The fuse box is located on the driver side of the dash. For your viewing and printing pleasure, you can download the PDF...   read more >>

How to Test the TP Sensor (1995-1997 2.3L Ford)

How to Test the TP Sensor (1995-1997 2.3L Ford)

The most accurate way to test the throttle position sensor (TPS) on your 2.3L Ford Ranger (Mustang, Mazda B2300) is with a multimeter. In this tutorial, I'll show you where you need to make your multimeter connections to test it and find out if...   read more >>

How to Test the Alternator (1993-1997 2.3L Ford Ranger)

How to Test the Alternator (1993-1997 2.3L Ford Ranger)

Testing the alternator, while still on your 1993-1997 2.3L Ford Ranger, is easier than you think! Not only that, but it can be accurately tested with just a simple multimeter and in this tutorial I'll show you how to. Here are the contents of...   read more >>

How to Test Trouble Code P0135 (1995-1997 2.3L Ford)

How to Test Trouble Code P0135 (1995-1997 2.3L Ford)

In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to test the heater element of the upstream oxygen sensor on your 2.3L Ford Ranger (Mustang, Mazda B2300). No scan tool is required, since the tests I'm gonna' show you are done with just a...   read more >>

How to Test Trouble Code P0141 (1995-1997 2.3L Ford)

How to Test Trouble Code P0141 (1995-1997 2.3L Ford)

When the heater element of the downstream oxygen sensor fails on your 2.3L Ford Ranger (Mazda B2300), a P0141 trouble code will light up the check engine light. The cool thing is that verifying that the O2 sensor's heater element (to see if it...   read more >>

How to Diagnose a Misfiring Cylinder (2.3L Ford Ranger, Mustang, B2300)

How to Diagnose a Misfiring Cylinder (2.3L Ford Ranger, Mustang, B2300)

Diagnosing the cause of the misfire (rough idle) on a 2.3L equipped Ford Mustang or Ranger (Mazda 2300) can seem quite daunting.... since you have 8 spark plugs and two coil packs to deal with. Not only that, but quite a few things can cause a...   read more >>

How to Test the Fuel Pump (1990-1997 2.3L Ford)

How to Test the Fuel Pump (1990-1997 2.3L Ford)

As you're probably already aware, the engine in your 2.3L Ford Ranger (Mustang, Mazda B2300) needs 3 things to start. These are fuel, air and spark. The major component that provides the fuel the engine needs to start is the in-tank electric...   read more >>

How to Test the Engine Compression (2.3L Ranger, Mustang, B2300)

How to Test the Engine Compression (2.3L Ranger, Mustang, B2300)

This tutorial will help you do a ‘Dry’ and ‘Wet’ Engine Compression Test on your 2.3L Ford Ranger or Ford Mustang (or 2.3L Mazda B2300). This tutorial will help you troubleshoot 2 different Conditions: A Rough Idle Condition (Misfire Condition)... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

How to Test the Fuel Injectors (1990-1997 2.3L Ford)

How to Test the Fuel Injectors (1990-1997 2.3L Ford)

When a fuel injector on your 2.3L Ford Ranger (Mustang or Mazda B2300) fails, its internal resistance changes drastically. This makes it easy for you and I to test it by simply measuring its internal resistance (and comparing it to what the...   read more >>