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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 08-13-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By dyna mite
Re: running fine in the morning but bad during heat of the day

same thing happened to my '98 2.5L 4 cyl(228,000 mi) i live in lake havasu az(HOT+!!!). ran a little rough in morning but REAL rough later in day 110*. took it to local mech who is well versed in...
Forum: General Tech 06-25-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By dyna mite
Re: idle fluctuates with A/C on

IAC easy to remove on my 4-cyl, unplug electrical connector then remove the 2 screws that hold it in place. Careful there's a gasket on it.
Forum: General Tech 06-23-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By dyna mite
Re: idle fluctuates with A/C on

cleaned IAC, it didnt really looked dirty but put it back in and went for short drive with no problems. thanks .
Forum: General Tech 06-20-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By dyna mite
idle fluctuates with A/C on

engine idle fluctuates when A/C is on, engine almost stalls. '98 Ranger 4x2 2.5L 4-cyl. 207,000 mi. IAC was replaced last year.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 08-07-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,535
Posted By dyna mite
Re: Engine rpm rises to 3000 when cluch disengaged

yeah IAC. killj0y called mine right the other week.
Forum: General Tech 08-04-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By dyna mite
Re: Engine trouble! Help please!!!

just went to eHow and they show a way to check for codes on 83-95 ford trucks(it was pretty far down the list-they showed lotsa other vehicles too). ive never tried this but it sounds similar to the...
Forum: General Tech 08-03-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By dyna mite
Re: Engine trouble! Help please!!!

if your CEL came on you have trouble codes. Autozone here will check for codes for free.
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 07-31-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,493
Posted By dyna mite
Re: another rough idling scenario -- '99 3.0L

there are ways to test your egr i looked up somewhere on line but the easy method is to drive down the freeway at a pretty good speed(i went 75-80mph) for a few miles(i went 10) then get off and come...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-30-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,264
Posted By dyna mite
Re: Engine hesitates, stalls when hot

thanx killj0y. i cleaned iac- it was cruddy. drove for 1 hr same road where i didnt think i would make it home the other day. much better performance. still had 2 slight stumbles and 2 stalls near...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-30-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,264
Posted By dyna mite
Re: Engine hesitates, stalls when hot

no codes. i'll try the iac then go for test drive. thanx.
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 07-30-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,493
Posted By dyna mite
Re: another rough idling scenario -- '99 3.0L

i had rough idling and lack of power on my '98 4 cyl ranger w/188,000 mi on it. replaced egr valve and it fixed it. i had no check engine light or trouble codes tho. also had noticeable jerking going...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-30-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,264
Posted By dyna mite
Engine hesitates, stalls when hot

After driving for 1-2 hrs on a hot day(July in Arizona) engine will hesitate, stumble when trying to accelerate after lightly lifting the gas pedal then pushing it back down. Engine will then stall...
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