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1995 ford ranger: camshaft position sensor..v6..4.0 liter..same engine

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i need to know if i can interchange a camshaft position sensor from a 1995 ford ranger v6 4.0 liter into a 1994 model oif the same engine? My sensor is goin bad and i am told by my mechanic that when it goes bad completely i will no longer be able to start my truck. The check engine light is on due to this sensor,,,the only ones i have been able to find are for the 1995 ford ranger,,,they are made by "beck arnley".............Would appreciate any help on this matter
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Tim replied 5 years ago.
Customer

 

The sensor should fit according to the application chart. I am using the motorcraft chart below. Let me know if you need any more information or help.

 

Thanks,

Tim

 

2 96-97 FORD All Models V6-182 3.0L OHV1
1 98-98 FORD All Models V6-232 3.8L1
2 96-97 FORD MUSTANG V6-232 3.8L1
2 96-97 FORD THUNDERBIRD V6-232 3.8L1
2 96-97 MERCURY All Models V6-182 3.0L OHV1
3 96-98 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-232 3.8L1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-183 3.0L1
4 95-98 FORD TRUCK WINDSTAR V6-183 3.0L1
3 95-97 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-183 3.0L1
1 08-08 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-256 4.2L1
7 97-03 FORD TRUCK E150 VAN V6-256 4.2L1
7 97-03 FORD TRUCK E250 VAN V6-256 4.2L1
11 97-07 FORD TRUCK F150 PICKUP V6-256 4.2L1
5 97-01 FORD TRUCK All Models V8-302 5.0L1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V8-302 5.0L1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 98-98 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 99-99 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
2 00-00 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 01-01 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 01-01 FORD TRUCK EXPLR SPRT/SPRT TRAC V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 01-01 FORD TRUCK USPS POSTAL CHASSIS V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 95-95 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 95-95 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 98-98 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 99-99 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 00-00 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 95-95 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 98-98 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 99-99 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 00-00 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
2 97-98 MERCURY TRUCK All Models V8-302 5.0L1
2 00-01 MERCURY TRUCK All Models V8-302 5.0L1
3 98-00 MERCURY TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
2 96-97 FORD All Models V6-182 3.0L OHV1
1 98-98 FORD All Models V6-232 3.8L1
2 96-97 FORD MUSTANG V6-232 3.8L1
2 96-97 FORD THUNDERBIRD V6-232 3.8L1
2 96-97 MERCURY All Models V6-182 3.0L OHV1
3 96-98 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-232 3.8L1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-183 3.0L1
4 95-98 FORD TRUCK WINDSTAR V6-183 3.0L1
3 95-97 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-183 3.0L1
1 08-08 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-256 4.2L1
7 97-03 FORD TRUCK E150 VAN V6-256 4.2L1
7 97-03 FORD TRUCK E250 VAN V6-256 4.2L1
11 97-07 FORD TRUCK F150 PICKUP V6-256 4.2L1
5 97-01 FORD TRUCK All Models V8-302 5.0L1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V8-302 5.0L1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 98-98 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 99-99 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
2 00-00 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 01-01 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 01-01 FORD TRUCK EXPLR SPRT/SPRT TRAC V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 01-01 FORD TRUCK USPS POSTAL CHASSIS V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 95-95 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 95-95 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 98-98 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 99-99 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 00-00 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 95-95 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 98-98 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 99-99 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 00-00 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
2 97-98 MERCURY TRUCK All Models V8-302 5.0L1
2 00-01 MERCURY TRUCK All Models V8-302 5.0L1
3 98-00 MERCURY TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1

Expert:  Tim replied 5 years ago.
Customer

 

The sensor should fit according to the application chart. I am using the motorcraft chart below. Let me know if you need any more information or help.

 

Thanks,

Tim

 

2 96-97 FORD All Models V6-182 3.0L OHV1
1 98-98 FORD All Models V6-232 3.8L1
2 96-97 FORD MUSTANG V6-232 3.8L1
2 96-97 FORD THUNDERBIRD V6-232 3.8L1
2 96-97 MERCURY All Models V6-182 3.0L OHV1
3 96-98 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-232 3.8L1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-183 3.0L1
4 95-98 FORD TRUCK WINDSTAR V6-183 3.0L1
3 95-97 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-183 3.0L1
1 08-08 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-256 4.2L1
7 97-03 FORD TRUCK E150 VAN V6-256 4.2L1
7 97-03 FORD TRUCK E250 VAN V6-256 4.2L1
11 97-07 FORD TRUCK F150 PICKUP V6-256 4.2L1
5 97-01 FORD TRUCK All Models V8-302 5.0L1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V8-302 5.0L1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 98-98 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 99-99 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
2 00-00 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 01-01 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 01-01 FORD TRUCK EXPLR SPRT/SPRT TRAC V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 01-01 FORD TRUCK USPS POSTAL CHASSIS V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 95-95 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 95-95 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 98-98 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 99-99 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 00-00 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 95-95 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 98-98 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 99-99 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 00-00 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
2 97-98 MERCURY TRUCK All Models V8-302 5.0L1
2 00-01 MERCURY TRUCK All Models V8-302 5.0L1
3 98-00 MERCURY TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
2 96-97 FORD All Models V6-182 3.0L OHV1
1 98-98 FORD All Models V6-232 3.8L1
2 96-97 FORD MUSTANG V6-232 3.8L1
2 96-97 FORD THUNDERBIRD V6-232 3.8L1
2 96-97 MERCURY All Models V6-182 3.0L OHV1
3 96-98 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-232 3.8L1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-183 3.0L1
4 95-98 FORD TRUCK WINDSTAR V6-183 3.0L1
3 95-97 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-183 3.0L1
1 08-08 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-256 4.2L1
7 97-03 FORD TRUCK E150 VAN V6-256 4.2L1
7 97-03 FORD TRUCK E250 VAN V6-256 4.2L1
11 97-07 FORD TRUCK F150 PICKUP V6-256 4.2L1
5 97-01 FORD TRUCK All Models V8-302 5.0L1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V8-302 5.0L1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 98-98 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 99-99 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
2 00-00 FORD TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 01-01 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 01-01 FORD TRUCK EXPLR SPRT/SPRT TRAC V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 01-01 FORD TRUCK USPS POSTAL CHASSIS V6-245 4.0L SOHC1
1 95-95 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK AEROSTAR V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 95-95 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 98-98 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 99-99 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 00-00 FORD TRUCK EXPLORER V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 95-95 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 96-96 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 97-97 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 98-98 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 99-99 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
1 00-00 FORD TRUCK RANGER PICKUP V6-245 4.0L OHV1
2 97-98 MERCURY TRUCK All Models V8-302 5.0L1
2 00-01 MERCURY TRUCK All Models V8-302 5.0L1
3 98-00 MERCURY TRUCK All Models V6-245 4.0L SOHC1

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