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How To Test The Alternator (1998-2000 2.5L Ford Ranger)

How To Test The Alternator (1998-2000 2.5L Ford Ranger)

Testing the alternator on the 1998, 1999, and 2000 2.5L Ford Ranger (Mazda B2500) is a pretty simple thing to do. In this tutorial I'll explain how to test the alternator with a multimeter in a step-by-step way. You'll be able to easily find...   read more >>

How To Test The Ignition Coils (1998-2001 2.5L Ford Ranger)

How To Test The Ignition Coils (1998-2001 2.5L Ford Ranger)

This tutorial will help you to test the ignition coil packs and see if they are causing a misfire condition on the 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 2.5L Ford Ranger (Mazda B2500). This tutorial only focuses on testing a misfire condition caused by the...   read more >>

How To Test The Blower Resistor (1998-2000 2.5L Ford Ranger)

How To Test The Blower Resistor (1998-2000 2.5L Ford Ranger)

This tutorial will help you to diagnose the blower motor resistor block on the 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001 2.5L Ford Ranger and Mazda B2500 pickup truck. The blower motor resistor is a pretty simple component to test, and in this tutorial I'll...   read more >>

Alternator Circuit Diagram (1998-2001 2.5L Ford Ranger)

Alternator Circuit Diagram (1998-2001 2.5L Ford Ranger)

NOTE: This simplified alternator circuit wiring diagram applies only to the 1998, 1999, and 2000 2.5L Ford Ranger. You can find the 1998-2000 2.5L Ford Ranger's alternator test explained here: How To Test The Alternator (1998-2000 2.5L Ford...   read more >>

How To Test The Blower Motor Switch (1998-2000 2.5L Ford Ranger)

How To Test The Blower Motor Switch (1998-2000 2.5L Ford Ranger)

Testing the blower motor switch is a pretty simple thing to do since you don't have to remove it from the AC/Heater Control Panel to do it. In this tutorial, I'll explain how to test it with a 12 Volt test light to see if its defective or...   read more >>

1998-2001 2.5L Ford Ranger PCM Pin Out Chart

1998-2001 2.5L Ford Ranger PCM Pin Out Chart

The 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 2.5L Ford Ranger is equipped with the E.E.C V system. The fuel injection computer has 104 pins. Whether you're tracing down an electrical short or testing one of the input/output components of the PCM, pinout charts...   read more >>

How To Test The Blower Motor (1998-2001 2.5L Ford Ranger)

How To Test The Blower Motor (1998-2001 2.5L Ford Ranger)

Testing the blower motor on the 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001 2.5L Ford Ranger (Mazda B2500) pickup truck is not difficult. There are two basic tests, the first one is testing the amperage draw of the blower motor, and the second is applying battery...   read more >>

How To Test The TPS (1998-2001 2.5L Ford Ranger)

How To Test The TPS (1998-2001 2.5L Ford Ranger)

The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001 2.5L Ford Ranger (Mazda B2500) pickup truck is a simple 3-wire component. It can be easily tested with a simple multimeter and that's how I'll show you how to test it in this...   read more >>

Blower Motor Circuit Diagram (1998-2000 2.5L Ford Ranger)

Blower Motor Circuit Diagram (1998-2000 2.5L Ford Ranger)

This typical circuit diagram of the blower motor and blower resistor circuit applies to the 1998, 1999, 2000 2.5L Ford Ranger and Mazda B2500. The following tutorials will help you test the 1998-2001 2.5L Ford Ranger's blower switch, blowr...   read more >>

How To Test The Engine Compression (1998-2001 2.5L Ford Ranger)

How To Test The Engine Compression (1998-2001 2.5L Ford Ranger)

Engine compression problems can create a misfire condition. Engine compression problems can also cause the engine to not start. In this tutorial I'm going to explain the engine compression test and more importantly, I'm going to explain how to...   read more >>