ranger acts like it is flooding at stop lights - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


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

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 03-15-2011
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Kent, Ohio
Posts: 1
ranger acts like it is flooding at stop lights

Hey, all. I recently acquired a 1994 ranger 3.0 engine. To give the full story, I have driven it many times without incident, but 3 times I have stopped at the same light about half a mile from my house. When I stop, it acts fine, but when I take my foot off of the brake and hit the gas, it immediately dies. I try to start it, but it just turns over without firing. After about 45 minutes, it starts up and drives fine. Before I take the bed off and start poking around at the fuel pump, I wanted to see if anyone knew what was going on. It is very particular about when it cuts out. Less than a mile from my house. I have taken it on long drives and had no problem. Any gurus on the message board have a couple pennies to throw at me?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-15-2011
RamgermasterKC's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (4)
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: MA
Posts: 126
Clean your IAC (Idle air control valve) with throttle body cleaner and start from there.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Acts funny when idling too long. Cody Blevins 4.0L OHV & SOHC V6 Tech 13 07-10-2015 08:15 PM
Acts like cruise is on in 4th or 5th gear only?? Timco 2.9L & 3.0L V6 Tech 1 01-24-2014 08:03 AM
acts like truck is running hot but gauge says its no instigator 2.9L & 3.0L V6 Tech 5 12-15-2010 02:55 PM
Ranger not starting, only clicking. Possible flooding. HELP!!!!!! Prerunner-Ranger 2.9L & 3.0L V6 Tech 79 01-09-2009 01:39 PM
Bumb/clunk as I stop and take off from stop PeterB Drivetrain Tech 2 07-26-2008 07:51 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 Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:49 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.