What carry out the time marks look prefer for mine truck noted above it has the 2.3 liter engine. The timing belt has been removed and the crank has been turned contempt so I need to get it ago in time. Also, not sure if the valves deserve to be damaged if I revolve the crank without the time belt on. Any tips or steps would help. Thanks.


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i answered it myself with a small web browsing. The following photo answered mine crank timing issue. Expect it helps someone else.I also found this guide on this site, look towards the bottomhttps://www.gaianation.net/diagrams/ford/ranger/1993Please let us know what wake up so it will aid others.Cheers
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right here is another snapshot that might help. Over there is a second (diamond shaped) mark on the aux sheave that needs to be inside wall up on part models. Maybe this photo will help.


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1993 Ford Ranger 4 cyl two Wheel drive i require a diagram reflecting the timing marks on the ranger-it has actually a 2.3 liter
installation (Models v Distributor) 1. Download crankshaft sprocket (if removed) v recessed area toward crankshaft. Check out Fig. 1 . Download belt guide with level side towards camshaft sprocket. Install camshaft sprocket v timing mark outward. 2. Install new camshaft sprocket bolt, and also tighten come specification while holding camshaft v camshaft sprocket holder. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS . 3. Align camshaft sprocket timing note with pointer. Properly position crankshaft so timing mark aligns with notch in former cover casting. Watch Fig. 2 . Eliminate the distributor cap, and also ensure the the distributor rotor is facing the No. 1 position. 4. Install timing belt over crankshaft sprocket, climate counterclockwise over auxiliary shaft and also camshaft sprockets. Ease belt tensioner bolt, enabling tension come be applied on time belt. 5. Remove one spark plug from every cylinder. Revolve engine clockwise (viewed native front that engine) 2 complete revolutions. Tighten time belt tensioner bolts come specification. Check out TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS . Ensure all timing point out align properly. See Fig. 1 . Download belt overview on crankshaft. 6. To install staying components, reverse removal procedure. Tighten bolts come specification. Watch TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS . 7. Disconnect heater water tap from fitting on thermostat real estate to bleed air from cooling mechanism when filling. To fill cooling system with Ford Coolant (E2FZ-19549-AA), or equivalent, until coolant flows from fitting. Download heater hose. Refill radiator. Readjust drive belts to proper tension. Fig. 2: positioning Crankshaft Courtesy the FORD engine CO. CAUTION: If camshaft sprocket was removed, install new camshaft sprocket bolt. Execute NOT reuse bolt. NOTE: It may be vital to press belt tensioner versus timing belt, together spring tension may not move belt tensioner against timing belt.

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