IN HOT WEATHER ENGINE CUTS OUT AND STOPS RUNNING DURING A LONG DISTANCE DRIVING TRIP.

  • Tiny
  • rternyey
  • 1988 Ford Ranger
  • 360,000 miles

Engine runs flawlessly during cool or cold weather conditions driving short or long distances. However, during hot weather long distant driving the engine will start to cut out and stop running and the car stops. This has occurred twice so far. After an half hour the car will start again and go for about 40 miles and stop again. It seems that if a cloud covers the sun or later on in the evening when it is cooler everything works fine.

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 AT 5:14 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
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  • 68,410 posts

When this is happening, check fuel pump pressure. It sounds like the pump may be going bad.

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Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 AT 8:03 PM

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