I JUST BOUGHT THIS TRUCK AND IT IDLES ABOUT 500 ...

  • Tiny
  • zachwest48
  • 2001 Ford Ranger
  • 146,000 miles

I just bought this truck, and it idles about 500 rmp sitting. And when your driving it, its fine until you knock it out of gear, then it dies. How can I find out what to fix?

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 11:45 PM

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  • ASEMaster6371
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Iac motor is a common failure for stalling on these engines.

Roy

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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 11:49 PM
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Where is that located at on the motor?

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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 11:56 PM
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On top of the upper intake. If you get the new one, you can match it up.

Roy

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 AT 12:03 AM
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Thanks!

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 AT 12:05 AM
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Good luck

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 AT 12:18 AM

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