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Old 01-28-2011, 05:56 PM
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Default Auto trans problem. STALLING

I have a 93 Ford Ranger 2.3L Automatic RWD the problem I'm having is when I put it in gear it dies. The motor is running fine as long as it's in park or neutral, revs normal everything is fine with the motor, so it's not that. But it is a transmission problem. Can anyone shed some light on this problem or give me some ideas of some things I could check? I'm new here but not to car repair so any help would be appreciated.
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Old 01-28-2011, 06:31 PM
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Is this every single time? If you can get it to move, does it run fine everywhere else?
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Old 01-28-2011, 06:42 PM
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Is this every single time? If you can get it to move, does it run fine everywhere else?
Yea its every time its put into gear reverse or drive. If its reved and you put it in drive it will jump forward then stall. But the motor is running fine its def somthin with the trans.
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Old 01-28-2011, 07:01 PM
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It idles fine in park or neutral, but under load it tries to die. Do you have a tach on this truck?
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Old 01-29-2011, 12:01 PM
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Anybody?
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Old 01-29-2011, 12:05 PM
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Default Re: Auto trans problem. STALLING

Have you checked the fluid level or had it serviced anytime in the recent history of the truck?
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Old 01-29-2011, 06:44 PM
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Have you checked the fluid level or had it serviced anytime in the recent history of the truck?
No i havent had it serviced but it does have enough fluid.
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Old 01-30-2011, 05:20 PM
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Old 01-30-2011, 07:17 PM
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I'm gonna just throw this out there. It may be the problem it may not. But when my first Idle Air Control valve went out, whenever I shifted the truck into reverse, the idle would fluctuate rapidly, to the point of almost killing the truck. A few times I was actually able to kill it if I applied the gas in reverse. So part of me says Idle Air Control valve. But it could still be something else.
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Old 01-30-2011, 07:48 PM
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I'm gonna just throw this out there. It may be the problem it may not. But when my first Idle Air Control valve went out, whenever I shifted the truck into reverse, the idle would fluctuate rapidly, to the point of almost killing the truck. A few times I was actually able to kill it if I applied the gas in reverse. So part of me says Idle Air Control valve. But it could still be something else.
You think that would throw a cel?
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Old 01-30-2011, 08:21 PM
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You think that would throw a cel?
Do you have a CEL on? If not, no, the IAC doesn't always trip the CEL light since it's still a relatively mechanical part.
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Old 01-31-2011, 04:18 PM
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And i dont have an iac valve checked today.
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Old 02-07-2011, 01:52 AM
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id check the torque convertor lockup. it sounds like its stuck locked
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Old 02-22-2011, 02:17 PM
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your lockup torque converter may be stuck engaged
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