non-existent vacuum lines|1983 2.3L|

Discussion in '1983 - 1988 Ford Ranger' started by ThinMac, Mar 1, 2019.

  1. ThinMac

    ThinMac New Member

    $500 ranger? Yes Please!
    No vacuum lines? I can figure that out!

    no i cant please help its been 3 weeks i dont even know what i dont even know.

    The 2.3 starts and idles low then climbs high, drops and dies. Rinse and repeat a few times and the thing will eventually even it self out and runs perfectly smooth and is ready to drive. I'm figuring the issue is because only 2 vacuum line are connected, the rest, they dont exist. I've got the original vacuum routing diagram in the engine bay, but its "mechanically accurate" so i dont know where the parts listed actually are, and theres no real vacuum lines to follow to said parts. I have no clue what the parts look like. I've tried googling the abbreviations but i need a picture and i cant find any. I read my Hayne's Repair manual cover to cover but it didnt help. What do i do?
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  3. DeanMk

    DeanMk Member

    I put this in your American Dream post, but I'll include it here, too. Reply to whichever one you want....

    There's no diagram under the hood?
    Back then Ford would put routing diagrams for the hoses on a sticker that was placed on the underside of the hood.
    If you can't locate one on the hood, you should be able to find one online.
    Make sure you use the one for your transmission, because an automatic will require hoses for itself, while a manual won't.


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