no power up hill - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource
Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiast!

Go Back   Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource Arrow Ranger-Forums Technical Forum Arrow General Technical & Electrical

General Technical & Electrical General technical and electrical discussion for the Ford Ranger that does not fit in any other sub-forum.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-02-2015
Thread Starter

I am: Elizabeth Willard
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: Apache junction
Vehicle: 03 Ford ranger
Drive Type: 4x2
Engine: 3.0
Posts: 1
Total Props: 0
no power up hill

03 ranger 3.0. 4x2
Check engine light on loses power after 55mph. Up hill no power starts to cut out, makes a tinkling sound. Changed plugs,wires,fuel filter,ignition coil. Light is out. But no power up hill or over 55 mph. What do I check now
Reply With Quote
+ 0 -
Old 08-03-2015
I am: christopher Au Coin
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: brantford ontario
Vehicle: 1995 ford ranger
Drive Type: 4x2
Engine: 2.3
Posts: 32
Total Props: 0
I would bet its a dirty mass air flow meter. get some intake cleaner and remove the meter from the airbox and clean it really well. then I would pull the cam sinc sensor and check for worn teeth on the oil pump drive gear. this is a huge issue with these 3.0l's. my friends truck just blew the motor on his 05 and after doing some digging the 3.0l eats the gears up. remember to mark where the shaft and pointer are and reinsert it in the same spot for timing. there are plenty of videos on youtube how to do this and they are the same(ish) on the Taurus 3.0l Vulcan. Ford Ranger 3.0L Camshaft Position Sensor
Reply With Quote
+ 0 -

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Josh and Joe go hill climbing Sonic04Edge Vehicle & Meet Videos 4 11-22-2008 01:00 PM
Me hill climbin' the 660 swamper06 Vehicle & Meet Videos 11 10-28-2008 10:16 PM
Moody Hill LOTS OF PICTURES!!! ENJOY RangerMuse Snapshots 25 07-23-2008 07:38 PM
my truck overheats when i do hill climbs. whats the problem? Bigdank 4.0L OHV & SOHC V6 Tech 19 01-01-2008 06:14 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:35 AM.