• Tiny
  • billtoothman
  • 1997 Ford Ranger
  • 180,000 miles

My Ford will not start first time. The accelerator must be pumped once, crank, it will try to start. Pump, crank, try to start. After 6 or 7 times, it will start, but be VERY rough. Then after 15 seconds or so, it will smooth out. Has the 3.0 4X2.

Sunday, August 12th, 2012 AT 3:10 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Check the fuel pressure with a gauge if its within specs, also clean the idle air control valve and mass airflow sensor and see what happens

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Sunday, August 12th, 2012 AT 3:37 AM

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