Main IndexAuto Repair Home Search Posts SEARCH
POSTS
Who's Online WHO'S
ONLINE
Log in LOG
IN






Search Auto Parts

1993 Ford Ranger 4x4 4.0 won't start (sometimes).


  Email This Post



jeffreym
New User

Aug 21, 2006, 10:44 AM

Post #1 of 1 (2548 views)
1993 Ford Ranger 4x4 4.0 won't start (sometimes). Sign In

1993 Ford Ford Ranger 4x4 with 4.0. Started up fine, went 3 blocks (hot day with AC on high), shut it down, then started it back up just fine after a few minutes in the stores. Went back to the car pool parking lot and shut it down for 30 minutes. When I tried to fire it up, it would fire up some RPM's for a second or two and then just starter grind. I tried to restart for 15 minutes and finally gave up. Got a ride home and let it cool down for a few hours (thinking vapor lock). When I came back that evening, it started up first time. That weekend I put new wires, plugs, fuel filter, oil, oil filter, air filter etc. Didn't see the problem again UNTIL yesterday. I drove only 5 miles, shut it down to get gas. Wouldn't start. This time, instead of flooding it. I opened the hood and let it cool. Checked wires etc and it looked fine. After 15 or so minutes it started. I was told to listen for the fuel pump (will do next time). Perhaps a ground problem on the tank? Any ideas would be appreciated.
Thanks,
Jeff-


UPDATE: I swapped out a new fuel pump relay under hood. No change as of yet. Monitoring.


(This post was edited by jeffreym on Aug 24, 2006, 5:45 AM)






  Email This Post
 
 


Feed Button




Search for (options) Privacy Sitemap