2000 Ford Ranger Q&A
2000 Ford Ranger Question: Not Starting When the engine is cold
In the mornings or at night, usually when the truck hasn't been driven in a while and the engine is cold I have problems starting it, i'v noticed if i put my foot on the accelerator while i start the truck it helps sometimes. Sometimes when i'm driving the power cuts, for example if im listening to music , i'll notice the music stops and the RPM's drop and after a few seconds it goes back to normal. I'v taken this to my mechanic and we changed the o2 sensor and it helped for a bit but the problem is still occuring and he doesn't know what it is. Sometimes it helps if you tap the ABS box under the hood. does anybody know what's wrong? Thanks - wizit69
Start by making sure the battery cables are clean and tight, because corrosion will cause power loss from time to time even though everything looks clean - Valleyautotech
Truck runs great but I have problems with it cranking multiple times before it will fire. When it finally fires, I have to give it gas to keep it from stalling and dying for a few minutes and then ...
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 acce...
Anytime the temp outside gets down below 40 the truck will not start. I have new plugs and plug wires and new battery already installed. Need some suggetions.
If you experience difficulty starting the engine when cold, stalling at idle, or hesitations during acceleration, it may be the idle air bypass valve. This valve helps the vehicle idle steady when ...
47,000 original miles have owned since new.had to replace fuel pump couple of years ago and since then engine won't start when air temperature drops below 30 degrees