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Old 03-24-2011, 09:26 PM
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Default Ranger Starts when reving.

I noticed awhile ago, and forgot to post it.. But everytime I am In my truck and I start to Rev it up and it reaches 3RPM it starts to shake and won't go past 3RPM.. Anyone know why it does that?
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Old 03-24-2011, 09:47 PM
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Default Re: Ranger Starts when reving.

Are you getting a check engine light?
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Old 03-24-2011, 09:48 PM
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Default Re: Ranger Starts when reving.

it's the rev limiter. all Rangers do that so idiots don't blow up the engine.
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:09 PM
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it's the rev limiter. all Rangers do that so idiots don't blow up the engine.
LMAO! Yeah, I guess that makes sense why. XD
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:13 PM
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Default Re: Ranger Starts when reving.

ha! I noticed this on my '01 I just got, my 96 and 97 revved out at 5,500. The 01 revs out 3k
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Old 03-25-2011, 09:22 AM
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ha! I noticed this on my '01 I just got, my 96 and 97 revved out at 5,500. The 01 revs out 3k
Yeah, I was kinda sad when I noticed in Doesn't Rev over 3K RPM. It's some what a bummer . But, I can live with it.
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