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Old 06-19-2020, 09:37 PM
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Default Engine Stalling During Idle

I have a 1994 4.0L 4x4 supercab Ranger. The stalling happens when I take my foot off the brake and step on the gas. It seems to be stalling as I step on the gas. I'd like to see if I can fix this myself with the help of you experts.

I also have a problem with the transmission, but I'm planning to ask about that in a separate thread. I thought I'd mention it here in case it could be related to the stalling issue. I don't plan to try and fix the transmission myself though. I don't have the equipment for that.
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Old 06-20-2020, 07:55 AM
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Try cleaning the throttle body with some seafoam and check for vacuum leaks and cracked hoses.
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Old 06-20-2020, 09:29 PM
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Where do I find the throttle body? Photos please.
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Old 06-21-2020, 06:43 AM
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It is your carb,the air cleaner hose connects to it,throttle cable hooks to it google it.
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Old 06-27-2020, 10:38 AM
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I finally got into cleaning the throttle body today. First thing I did was put in a clean air filter. That's when I noticed that the plastic cover over the air filter was loose. Could dirt have gotten into the engine? I don't know if I should be worried about that or not.
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Old 06-27-2020, 01:44 PM
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How do I get the throttle cable off? Here's a photo:
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Old 06-27-2020, 08:53 PM
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Default Re: Engine Stalling During Idle

That one just snaps off the ball head Pivot point the cable assembly will just press snap back on.

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Old 06-28-2020, 07:18 AM
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Just take the air filter hose off leave everything else on and use a rag and sea foam to wipe out the inside off the throttle body.Make sure the flap is clean and closes freely.
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Old 06-28-2020, 08:47 AM
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The YouTube videos on this subject mentioned a certain amount of torque is required for the bolts holding the throttle body together. I don't have a torque wrench. Is this a problem? I'm thinking of buying one though. If I do, how much torque do those bolts require? The YouTube video mentioned 18 ft-lbs.
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