My ranger wont idle

Keith Johnson
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Asked by Keith Mar 01, 2011 at 07:35 PM about the 2000 Ford Ranger

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2000 ford ranger will not idle for some reason. Each time i let off the gas and let it idle it dies. i have to push the gas pedal i little bit to even get it started.  I have replaced a sensor for that.  any other ideas would be very helpful thanks

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papa
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bad throttle position sensor,clean the IAC with carb cleaner,could also be a cloged up cat converter.

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Adam Niemeyer
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could also be a bad fuel pump, mine 92 did that when it went bad, had a short in the fuel pump, replaced it and problems went away, sensors are a cheaper first thing to check though

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