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I have a 97 ford ranger where the power window relay socket

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hi there, I have a 97 ford ranger where the power window relay socket was removed and just had spade connectors hanging down, trying to install new relay, but dont know which color wires go to wich terminals. Do you know the color codes and where they land on the relay?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Mike V. replied 2 years ago.

Hi there,

Does your new relay have any numbers on it? Or a diagram?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
30, 85,86, 87, and I think 85b for center pin, I believe I only have 4 wires total
Expert:  Mike V. replied 2 years ago.

Ok, 30 and 87 on the same side and then 85/86 on the other?

one is the coil and the other is the switch. The diagram doesn't actually give me these numbers, however i should be able to figure it out for you.

87b is just the rested position, so you are correct, you do only have 4 wires.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
looks like 85 and 86 are the coil and 30 is switched against 87 and 87a
Expert:  Mike V. replied 2 years ago.

This should be the wire color and pin set up you need.

Yep, this is correct.

pin 30, light blue/black
Pin 87, black/white
pin 85, dark green/white
last pin, 86 solid black