Ford ranger shuts off

Amanda Riggle

Asked by Jan 06, 2016 at 01:33 PM about the 2004 Ford Ranger 2 Dr Edge 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Why would my 2004 ford ranger shut off
completely while driving after I fill up with gas? Yo
get the vehicle to restart I have to take the fuel cap
off and press the fuel pump reset button.

2 Answers


I think your gas tank vent line is plugged up or kinked. Here is a diagram of the EVAP system --

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

The problem could also be with the charcoal canister.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • where is the shut off switch for the fuel pump on a 1990 ford ranger 2 answers

    where is the auto shut off switch on a 1990 ford ranger

    1983 Ford Ranger


    Maintenance & Repair

  • what to do about my ranger 3 answers

    I have a 94 ranger and when you crank it up it runs for about 30 sec. and shut off like you turn the key and it crank right up and dose it again and again I change the fuel pump the fuel filter and th...

    1994 Ford Ranger XL Standard Cab LB


    Maintenance & Repair

  • where are the service center 1 answer

    Where can i service my FX4 Off-Road Ford Ranger in Malaysia ?

    2007 Ford Ranger FX4 Off-Road


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Ford ranger wont start 5 answers

    2009 ford ranger wont start

    2009 Ford Ranger XLT SuperCab 4Dr 4WD


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Ford ranger 1 answer

    So I have a rwd ford ranger that i would like to convert to 4wd should I get a another ford ranger that is 4wd and take the parts off it or should I buy all new parts. If I take the parts off anot...

    1993 Ford Ranger STX Standard Cab LB


    Car Customization


Looking for a Used Ranger in your area?

CarGurus has 7,808 nationwide Ranger listings starting at $988.


Search Ford Ranger Questions

Ford Ranger Experts

#1 FordNut
Reputation 1,330
#2 tennisshoes
Reputation 940
#3 Tracy Hooks
Tracy Hooks
Reputation 670
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150"
3,177 Great Deals out of 215,801 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Tacoma"
637 Great Deals out of 30,001 listings starting at $2,850
Used Nissan Frontier"
464 Great Deals out of 20,641 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Colorado"
333 Great Deals out of 17,730 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet S-10"
7 Great Deals out of 1,822 listings starting at $1,749
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500"
2,380 Great Deals out of 143,345 listings starting at $1,195
Used Dodge Dakota"
151 Great Deals out of 4,812 listings starting at $900
Used Dodge Ram 1500"
540 Great Deals out of 13,899 listings starting at $995
Used Jeep Wrangler"
429 Great Deals out of 16,258 listings starting at $2,395
Used GMC Canyon"
115 Great Deals out of 8,368 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Explorer Sport Trac"
72 Great Deals out of 2,255 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Mustang"
725 Great Deals out of 41,221 listings starting at $900
Used Toyota Tundra"
652 Great Deals out of 26,382 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500"
1,028 Great Deals out of 55,963 listings starting at $2,400
Used Ford Explorer"
1,336 Great Deals out of 71,183 listings starting at $985

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Ford Ranger For Sale
75 Great Deals out of 1,443 listings starting at $4,500
2010 Ford Ranger For Sale
31 Great Deals out of 583 listings starting at $4,990
2009 Ford Ranger For Sale
28 Great Deals out of 476 listings starting at $3,495
2008 Ford Ranger For Sale
26 Great Deals out of 596 listings starting at $2,899
2007 Ford Ranger For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 414 listings starting at $3,500