ENGINE WILL START BUT SHUTS OFF IMMEDIATLY. CAN YOU HELP ME?

  • Tiny
  • timothyharding
  • 1999 Ford Ranger
  • 55,000 miles

1999 Ford ranger 4WD 3.0 Liter
Engine will start but shuts off as soon as I return the key to the on position (from Start position).

Sunday, October 7th, 2012 AT 7:47 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Check fuel pressure first.
Roy

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Sunday, October 7th, 2012 AT 7:48 PM
  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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Sounds like possibly a bad ignition switch.

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Sunday, October 7th, 2012 AT 7:49 PM
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  • saturntech9
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If the fuel pump wasnt running with the engine running it would shut off instantly.

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Sunday, October 7th, 2012 AT 7:51 PM

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