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Old 04-19-2010, 11:12 AM
Andy1988 Andy1988 is offline
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Default Engine problems

I have a 94 ford ranger i replaced the fuel pump on it and it starts. the only thing that concerns me is that on any day or everday that i start the truck up it will turn on then stall. after that i will crank it again and it will start with no problems, no stalling nor rough idle. could this be a sticky tb or can it be a dirty maf. Ideas people and thanks.
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Old 04-19-2010, 05:41 PM
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Default Re: Engine problems

Try turning the key on, then counting to 5 before starting it. It may just not be up to full pressure the first time you start it.

Another idea, though I'm not sure if it will apply to your vehicle, some cars are equipped with an oil pressure kill switch, which will turn off the ignition if you lose oil pressure. Could be that the oil pressure when you first crank it is too low, so it dies, then on the second try, the oil is in the lines already, so it stays running?
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