My ranger wont idle

5

Asked by 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

2 Answers

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

5 of 5 people found this helpful.
255

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

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Ford Ranger Experts

  • #1
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    1,460
  • #2
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    940
  • #3
    Tracy Hooks
    Reputation
    870
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Tacoma
714 Great Deals out of 45,876 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford F-150
3,258 Great Deals out of 223,478 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Frontier
467 Great Deals out of 23,909 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,719 Great Deals out of 175,181 listings starting at $955
Used Chevrolet S-10
13 Great Deals out of 1,205 listings starting at $1,600
Used Dodge Dakota
84 Great Deals out of 3,639 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Ram 1500
409 Great Deals out of 11,150 listings starting at $1,495
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,182 Great Deals out of 64,912 listings starting at $999
Used Ford Explorer Sport Trac
55 Great Deals out of 1,817 listings starting at $2,395
Used Toyota Tundra
701 Great Deals out of 34,412 listings starting at $1,500
Used Jeep Wrangler
521 Great Deals out of 19,474 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford Mustang
604 Great Deals out of 39,738 listings starting at $1,988
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
427 Great Deals out of 49,460 listings starting at $1,899

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Ford Ranger For Sale
53 Great Deals out of 834 listings starting at $3,950
2010 Ford Ranger For Sale
31 Great Deals out of 458 listings starting at $3,800
2009 Ford Ranger For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 333 listings starting at $4,500
2008 Ford Ranger For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 391 listings starting at $2,000
2007 Ford Ranger For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 301 listings starting at $1,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.