Ford 2.3L Index of Articles

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 >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

Fast and Easy On Car BAD Alternator Test (Step by Step)

Fast and Easy On Car BAD Alternator Test (Step by Step)

This is the EASIEST on car test for testing a BAD ALTERNATOR! If you've been wondering how to test the alternator on your car... this is the test to do. It'll help you to diagnose a BAD Alternator in a pinch. It's a fast test and more importantly...   read more >>

How To Test The Ignition Module And Crank Sensor (2.3L Ranger, Mustang, B2300)

How To Test The Ignition Module And Crank Sensor (2.3L Ranger, Mustang, B2300)

This tutorial will help you to diagnose a BAD ignition control module (ICM) and/or a BAD crankshaft position sensor on your 2.3L Ford Mustang or Ranger (Mazda B2300) without removing them from your Ford . Specifically, with this tutorial I'm...   read more >>

How To Test For A Blown Head Gasket (2.3L Ranger, Mustang, B2300)

How To Test For A Blown Head Gasket (2.3L Ranger, Mustang, B2300)

If your 2.3L Ford Ranger or 2.3L Ford Mustang has overheated and it won't start... there's a good chance you have a blown head gasket on your hands. This is because the most common end result of severe over-heating is usually a blown head...   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...   read more >>

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (2.3L Ranger, Mustang, B2300)

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (2.3L Ranger, Mustang, B2300)

In this tutorial, I'll help you troubleshoot the throttle position sensor (TPS) on your 2.3L Ford Ranger or 2.3L Ford Mustang. You don't need a scan tool or any other expensive diagnostic tool to find out if it's BAD or not. I'll explain the...   read more >>