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Old 02-04-2010, 09:00 AM
Johnny Larue Johnny Larue is offline
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Default Burned Electronic Smell and dead Ranger

Sorry folks, Posted this originally in the V6 section...Thinking now it should have gone here....

Hey guys, looking for anyone's opinion here please...

Yesterday, She started and was running as great as she always does , pulled out of the drive and started on my way, about 50 yards down the road She just died, heavy tronic burning smell inside cab(and inside cab only) Got her back to the house and she is turning over just fine just wont even try to start, has spark at the plugs, no burnt tronic smell under hood at all.

First thing I noticed when I tried to start it back at the house was I could not here the fuel pump "HUMM" when I ingaged the ignition.

I suppose the electric fuel pump inside the fuel tank could have taken a dump, but why would the burning tronics smell only be inside the cab of the truck?

Would love to here ANYONE'S thoughts, guesses, opinions on how to begin troubleshooting this issue

Thanks a lot in advance, great to be here.....
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Old 02-04-2010, 10:44 AM
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the fuel pump wiring may have fried internally from the ecu.. OR, something may have fried from the ignition harness. my advise to you would be to "follow the smell" and see what it leads you to. start out under the dash and work your way up. if somethings fried, you'll know from the looks/smell of it.
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Old 02-04-2010, 11:39 AM
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Start with the obvious. Look at fuses and relays the apply to the fuel pump. If they're all in good shape, then you may be extremely f(#ked.
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Old 03-21-2010, 12:05 AM
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Default Re: Burned Electronic Smell and dead Ranger

You know own a Chevy 4x4.
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