TRUCK STARTS FINE

  • Tiny
  • wheelchairdude49
  • 2000 Ford Ranger
  • 64,000 miles

Truck starts fine. When I dive it across town and shut it down for a while and start it again, it will idle fine for about 10 seconds and then shutters like it wants to quit running. Drives ok after that. Any idea what the problem could be?

Saturday, February 9th, 2013 AT 2:01 AM

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  • Tiny
  • wheelchairdude49
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No check engine light is on. New fuel filter was put on it 1000 miles ago.

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Saturday, February 9th, 2013 AT 2:12 AM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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Chances are you have an idle air control valve that is going bad. It is responsible for maintaining the engine idle.

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Saturday, February 9th, 2013 AT 2:13 AM
  • Tiny
  • wheelchairdude49
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Changed the IAC. Still having a stall problem and shuddering. MAF sensor maybe?

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Monday, February 25th, 2013 AT 8:34 PM
  • Tiny
  • wheelchairdude49
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The MAF sensor was bad.

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Sunday, March 10th, 2013 AT 4:20 AM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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Glad you got it fixed.

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Sunday, March 10th, 2013 AT 6:55 PM
  • Tiny
  • wheelchairdude49
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Thanks

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Sunday, March 10th, 2013 AT 7:28 PM

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