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Forum: Ranger & B-Series Today, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By pawpaw
Welcome to FTE. ^+1 on putting the fuel...

Welcome to FTE.
^+1 on putting the fuel pressure regulator high up on your suspect list. As tomw said, if the regulator diaphragm is bad, intake vacuum will suck fuel right into the intake manifold,...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-18-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By pawpaw
Ok good idea to connect the loose line with a zip...

Ok good idea to connect the loose line with a zip tie, that takes some of the "urgency" out of the situation. I'd think you'd maybe feel some vacuum on the line right after a cold start, when the...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-18-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By pawpaw
Well I guess what your & my definition of...

Well I guess what your & my definition of "urgent" is might differ, but the code is something you shouldn't ignore. Since you found the loose/dry rotted hose, replace it without delay as its job is...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-18-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,497
Posted By pawpaw
WiFi ELM327 Performance Fix

If your WiFi ELM performance is wimpy/slow/drops out/won't connect, or stay connected, ect, review & try the fixes discussed here. FORScan forum ? View topic - Performance fix of china ELM327 WiFi...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-18-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By pawpaw
Your Owner Manual should have instructions for...

Your Owner Manual should have instructions for programming a Key, or FOB/Remote.
If you don't have a manual, look atop this forum in the Tech Info Misc section for a link to print a manual for your...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-17-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 466
Posted By pawpaw
Woooops, I forgot its a 94 & OBd-1, so yes I...

Woooops, I forgot its a 94 & OBd-1, so yes I agree the 411 & 412 codes suggest IAC problems.
On the 538 code, it suggests you didn't Quickly punch the throttle WOT, when you were supposed to, so you...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-17-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 466
Posted By pawpaw
Were the above fuel pressure readings taken when...

Were the above fuel pressure readings taken when it was acting out????
Have you performed a flow rate test yet???? It should be 1/2 pt/15 seconds.
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-17-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 466
Posted By pawpaw
Did you ever remove & clean the MAF sensor &...

Did you ever remove & clean the MAF sensor & install a Motorcraft paper air filter????
Have you monitored the upstream/before cat converter O2 sensors switching speed & range???? All three of those...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-17-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By pawpaw
OK, well since you like turning your own...

OK, well since you like turning your own wrenches, maybe consider investing in a low cost ELM scantool & running FORScan, or the like software, as discussed here...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-17-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By pawpaw
If the Ranger & Explorer had the same engine,...

If the Ranger & Explorer had the same engine, tranny & GEM add on's, they should work. Good to hear you seem to have the PATS problem fixed. What still isn't right?
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-16-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By pawpaw
Yes it can wait.

Yes it can wait.
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-13-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 466
Posted By pawpaw
When it sat this last time for a year, did you...

When it sat this last time for a year, did you have fuel stabilizer in the gas tank & if so, did you add it so it got mixed real good & run the engine long enough to get it distributed throughout the...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-12-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By pawpaw
Slow/Lazy to switch before cat O2 sensors, dirty...

Slow/Lazy to switch before cat O2 sensors, dirty MAF sensor, clogged cat converter, muffler, or kinked exhaust pipe are some suspects that belong on your sub mpg suspect list.
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-12-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 466
Posted By pawpaw
OK, well let us know how the fuel pressure & flow...

OK, well let us know how the fuel pressure & flow rate tests go, when its acting out with wimpy power.
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 05-12-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 466
Posted By pawpaw
With it acting out after a bump, it sounds like a...

With it acting out after a bump, it sounds like a faulty/loose/corroded/ect/ electrical connection. So a wiggle, thump test may be in order. Good suspects are the fuel pump power relay, fuse, inertia...
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