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#34 of 336 1994 Ford ranger Starter
Jun 16, 2007 (4:54 am)
Ok I got in the truck this morning to go to work -started the truck - the truck started but the starter did not stop trying to crank. I turned the key to the off position and the starter still ran... I attempted to pull the battery cable off but then it stopped. Did this twice before I gave up and used my wifes car to get to work. Very puzzled.... Where do I start.
#35 of 336 Re: 1994 Ford ranger Starter [mhillier]
Jun 16, 2007 (11:36 pm)
-Bad solonid. Aren't they separate on Fords? On the left inner fender?
I don't know if Autozone, etc can check a solonid...
Jul 05, 2007 (8:17 pm)
PULLED A COUPLE OF FUSES AND PUT BACK IN NOW EVERY THING WORKS BUT WILL NOT TURN OVER OR EVEN CLICK . SOME SAID ITS ANITI THEFT DEAL , CAN THIS BE RESET
#37 of 336 ranger shuts off
Aug 15, 2007 (2:36 pm)
4.0 SOHC, Almost every time i turn on my vehicle it turns off, the rpms wont go past 1000 anymore. I have to press on the gas for the truck to stay at 1000 rpms in order for me to drive. I've already changed the throttle body sensor, and i didn't feel a difference.
#38 of 336 please help.............im lost...
Aug 19, 2007 (10:39 am)
ok. i have an 84 ranger 2.8v6 it was running great when i came home last night but today it wont even turn over. battery reads 12.9v but when i turn the key the interior lights go out and wont come back on. the radio doesnt even come on. ive tried a jump box and jumper cables but the same thing...... i dont know where to start........
#39 of 336 ranger wont start
Aug 19, 2007 (12:15 pm)
i have a 94 ranger 2.3l 4cyl manual transmission that i cant get to start.i'm not getting any spark at both of my coil packs.i've replaced one of them recently.i've also replaced the crankshaft sensor,the ignition control module,timing belt,and the computer.my battery is brand new.ihave checked the relays and they are good.the wiring harness has no damage to it that the wires maybe cut.any suggestions
#40 of 336 91 ford ranger starting problems
Aug 20, 2007 (4:37 pm)
I have a ford ranger xtr cab 3.0 manual transmission. It started sputtering for about a week coughing black smoke when it started and then it stopped starting. I changed the fuel pump and it worked great when it was cold and when it warmed up it would start to sputter again. I changed the spark plugs, distributor cap, rotor cap and fuel filter and It still refuses to start. Does any one have any idea what could be the problem.
#41 of 336 94 Ford Ranger (No Start/Shuts off while running)
Aug 24, 2007 (2:41 pm)
94 Ford Ranger:
My truck will periodically not start after being driven short distances. It will turn over like nothing was ever wrong with it if it sits for 30min-1hr.
More frequently it has been also shutting off while I am driving. I will then have to sit for 15-30 Min before it will start again. Sometimes I'll be able to get where I am going after this, but other times it will shut off again in a mile or two.
I have replaced Solonoid, engine coil, had a tune up and a new starter put on the truck.
Nothing has fixed this problem, what else might it be??
#42 of 336 Re: 1995 Ford Ranger [fordtech] by harley8 [harley8]
Aug 24, 2007 (2:53 pm)
I have the exact same problem with my 94 Ford Ranger
what the heck is it???????????
#43 of 336 Re: 94 Ford Ranger (No Start/Shuts off while running) [theresaclueles]
Aug 24, 2007 (8:40 pm)
Do you have fuel pressure?
If not, the first thing to check is a fuel pressure relay. There are 2 or 3 relays by the main fuse box under the hood. If it is bad, the fuel pump will not work.
There is also a fuel cutoff switch just under the edge of the carpet, on the 'hump', on the passenger side. This switch is to sense a rollover situation and shut the fuel pump down. Sometimes these malfunction.
And, of course, the fuel pump itself inside the fuel tank.