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Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 05-11-2015, 06:25 PM
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Posted By ecriders
rough surging sound only while coasting at 1000 rpm

i noticed this sound and vibration while i was coasting to a stop sign.
it happens everytime at 8- 1000 rpm. aprox 2-5 mph It sounds like gggrroo gggrrroo
gggrrroo and you can feel it vibrating...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-25-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,860
Posted By ecriders
Re: rough idle at start, a few seconds later idles perfect?

WELL... I'M BACK TO IT... it started rough idle again a couple days later. I got a repair manual it says to test the iac, unplug it. it should lower the idle. if it does then its working... did that...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-14-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,860
Posted By ecriders
Re: rough idle at start, a few seconds later idles perfect?

Ok, here's how it went... cleaned the MAS AND THE IAC. THE TRUCK SEEMS TO HAVE A BETTER RESPONSE AT THE THROTTLE. DIDNT FIX THE ROUGH IDLE THOUGH. REPLACED THE COIL PACK WITH A ACCEL SUPER COIL....
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-09-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,860
Posted By ecriders
Re: rough idle at start, a few seconds later idles perfect?

Thank for the code decipher .Im going to the auto parts store now. ill post what happens.
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-08-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,860
Posted By ecriders
Re: rough idle at start, a few seconds later idles perfect?

Wow .thanks guys, im going to chk those things. But what is the IAC AND MAF? and where are they?
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-05-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,860
Posted By ecriders
rough idle at start, a few seconds later idles perfect?

I have a 2000 auto, 2wd extra cab. last week it started to have a rough idle when i start it. when its cold its pretty bad. like a misfire on 1 cyl. i give it some gas , in a couple of seconds later...
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 03-04-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,529
Posted By ecriders
Re: is my catalytic converter ok?

UPDATE: After 3 years of water in the engine and exhaust... Passed smog just fine. I replaced both heads and took it to the smog Dude. No problems. The cat and the muffler were just fine! I'm real...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 02-29-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,167
Posted By ecriders
Re: loose automatic shift lever. wont start in park.

Thanks ,I hope your right about the cable. Im going to ck out the leed you gave me now. ill post what it is when i find out for sure.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 02-28-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,167
Posted By ecriders
loose automatic shift lever. wont start in park.

I have a 2000 ranger 2 wheel drive automatic. the shift lever is sloppy from park to reverse. and will start only every so often in park, most all of the time it has to be in neutral. Does any body...
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 11-06-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,529
Posted By ecriders
Re: is my catalytic converter ok?

Thanks everybody! I'll know soon. It's going in for a smog chk. I'll post how it goes. Wish me luck. Or break an axle! Sounds like I might be ok for now.

s13minus 1. Well even though the Chargers...
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 11-03-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,529
Posted By ecriders
is my catalytic converter ok?

I have a 2000 3.0 ranger. 4x2, I had a cracked head on one side the other just had rebuilt. my concern is after 3 years of sitting around with water in the exhaust system is the converter still good...
Forum: General Tech 08-29-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By ecriders
help! flushing the fuel system

How do I start? Here's a little back story about this truck. I picked it up from a lien sale so I don't know much about it. What I do know is that it has sat for 3 years with a 1/2 tank of gas. I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-29-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By ecriders
Hi everybody i'm new to this awesome site.

Just wanted to say hi, i'm Dave, and my user name is ecriders. Stands for East county riders. I also ride Motorcycles of course. I've seen this site a few times when googleing stuff about my rangers....
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