1991 ford ranger bogging down when accelerating to much on Ford Ranger

Average mileage: 169,306 (17,000–821,760)
Engines affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder, 2.9L V6, 3.0L V6, 4.0L V6
10 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2004, 2011
41 people reported this problem
26 people shared problem details
1991 Ford Ranger- 2.3L 4 Cylinder
it seems to bog down when u press on the accelerator if u go slow i mean real slow it does ok also seems to bog down when it reaches 3k rpm like its starving for fuel or getting too much
2011 Ford Ranger- 4.0L V638,000
1994 Ford Ranger- 2.3L 4 Cylinder184,000
1994 ford ranger bogging down when accelerating what can i do
1993 Ford Ranger- 4.0L V6821,760
It boggs down when I try to accelerate
1990 Ford Ranger- 2.3L 4 Cylinder80,000
engine has no power 3000 rpm max changed 8plug wires 2coil packs accelerator reg on rail checked fuel pressure
1991 Ford Ranger- 2.3L 4 Cylinder100,000
long story short all other parts etc. good to go but still have problems with start up running to rich & give it more gas it will die! please help!
sputtering under slight acceleration can barely take off in gear at complete stop, have to get it up to about 3000 rpm's to get off the line
1990 Ford Ranger- 2.9L V6
Bogs down when accelerating and stalls out when hot
1994 Ford Ranger- 4.0L V6171,000
Same as title above.
1992 Ford Ranger- 2.3L 4 Cylinder115,000
truck bogs down and loses power when accelerating
1991 Ford Ranger- 2.3L 4 Cylinder248,000
Gave my 1991 ford ranger a time up and now it stalls and cuts out when GI ing gas
1994 Ford Ranger- 2.3L 4 Cylinder242,000
i have a 94 ford ranger i have replaced the tps sensor and the truck still boggs down and has no get up go and will not hold speed going up hill and the end of the tailpipe is blackend what could be giving me this trouble
1991 Ford Ranger- 3.0L V6
same thing, plus pops and farts
1994 Ford Ranger- 3.0L V6158,000
cleaning the throttle position sensor gave me some relief.
2004 Ford Ranger- 4.0L V617,000
loss of power will not acclerate
1997 Ford Ranger- 2.3L 4 Cylinder30,000
Bogs down when given gas and I haven't had it fixed
1993 Ford Ranger- 4.0L V6
HOW TO FIX YOUR PROBLEM: replace the mass air flow sensor.... or first try cleaning the old one. theres a special cleaner for it- "mass air flow sensor cleaner". ive also heard you can soak the sensor filament tip (not the whole thing, but just the tip that looks like a lightbulb filament) in white vinegar for 8-10 hours and let it dry, allegedly the vinegar will eat away the buildup. cleaning or replacing that sensor should eliminate any hesitation, sputtering, or bogging down with the 4.0.... this is a common problem, and this is usually the culprit
1993 Ford Ranger- 2.3L 4 Cylinder270,000
Bogs when you floor it. No top end power at all can barely touch throttle. Cycling the key while driving brings back a little more power.
1990 Ford Ranger- 2.3L 4 Cylinder101,980
when hot it stalls out at light when press down on throttle, dies and will not start until about 1/2--1 hr. later. acts like it is flooding with fuel.
1993 Ford Ranger- 3.0L V6211,000
Manual trans, same issue. Not as bad in cooler and less humid weather. Removed weatherstrip on top of firewall to help airflow. I feel my leaking exhaust manifold is causing high under hood temps, somehow contributing to the problem.
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