2000 Ford Ranger Repair and Maintenance
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2000 Ford Ranger ProblemsHigher Than Normal Engine Idle
The engine may have a higher that normal idle at times. After cold start with an automatic transmission and when the clutch is depressed with a manual transmission. Our technicians tell us updated powertrain control module (PCM) software is available to address this concern.
If you experience cold starting problems, stalling at idle, or hesitations during acceleration, it may be the idle air bypass valve. This valve helps the vehicle idle steadily and run when the accelerator pedal is not pressed.
Bogging, hesitation or stalling may be experienced during moderate to heavy acceleration. This can be caused by a failing of many sensors or modules in the fuel injection system. It is recommended to have an experienced shop perform diagnosis to find the root of the problem.
2000 Ford Ranger QuestionsAt below 1500 RPM runs rough. Not a whole lot of loss of power or funny smells. (1 answer)
Does not run hot or use oil.
The heater is not working as well
what step should I take next?
2000 Ford Ranger RecallsRecall 07V336000
Ford has recalled 1998-2000 Electric Ranger EV vehicles due to faulty transaxle attachment bolts. On some vehicles, the bolts may loosen, which may cause a clunking noise and a jerking motion. If the bolts fall out, the transaxle may detach from the vehicle. Dealers will install bolts with a revised design.