Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts!

Go Back   Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts! > >
Forgot Password? Join Us!

Welcome to Ford Ranger Forum

Thread Tools Search this Thread

Old 09-27-2010, 03:31 PM
blackdout89range blackdout89range is offline
Learning to use the forums
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 13
Default 89 2.3 jumps, and sputters

after i replaced all my gaskets, and got the motor back in the truck, it doesnt like to accelerate. 4th and 5th gear are mostly useless now, and whenever i give it gas the truck jerks forward, as if i'm stomping on and off the gas. there's a massive loss of power, and i have to downshift a gear lower than usual for hills. (say usually i could take a hill in 4th, now i have to in 3rd or maybe even second).

anyone have any ideas?

replaced plugs, wires, and fuel filter.

ran seafoam through fuel tank.

bonestock 89 ranger xlt 2.3l 5spd 2wd. Ridin high (stock), handles like crap, slower than hell, and i love it.
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
speedometer jumps RangerLuc Electrical Tech 10 09-11-2013 09:10 PM
2.5L sputters while accelerating servant2thekng 4-Cylinder Tech 9 01-19-2012 09:47 AM
2.3 sputters and jumps on the gas jasontylerq 4-Cylinder Tech 3 09-24-2010 08:01 AM
truck stutters and jumps when coasting david 4-Cylinder Tech 21 09-02-2009 01:16 PM