Engine Mechanical problem
1996 Ford Ranger 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 157, 00 miles
157,000 My 96 Ranger loses power and the engine shakes when I eccelerate. I've changed the spark plugs, spark plug wires and the fuel filter and it still has these same symptoms. My scan tool shows no codes. All other mainenance has been done on schedule.
Now that you done the igntion system do the fuel system
then your looking at the fuel pump and injectors
i would try some fuel injector cleaner you put in you gas tank
if its your fuel pump it wont last long the pump will die soon
check your coil packs or distribuator all connection areas should be bright shiney and clean
get back to me if this doesnt help
March, 30, 2009 AT 4:48 PM
Checked the coil pack plug connections with younger eyes. The rubber boot was pushed back, not sealing out moisture and the terminals were very corroded. We cleaned them up with electical cleaner and roughed them up as much as possible. The problem has not reoccured so far.
Thanks much for leading me in the right direction.