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  1. 2.3L ('83-'97) 94 ranger, reading cold and rough idle

    Howdy, I’m going to preface this by saying that I don’t know that much about mechanic work but am really enjoying learning and trying to figure things out. I’ve had my ranger for a little over a year, 4 cylinder 2.3 L manual with 130,000 miles. It’s always started rough and have to slam the...
  2. Always a hard start after fueling.

    Hi all. My first post here, I'm going to jump right into the problem. Had this 2002 for more than a year, and every single time I refuel, no matter how much gas I put in, the first time I turn the key, it fails to start the engine. One time early on I blew a vacuum line (near firewall, drivers...
  3. Fuel Vapor pouring out from back of engine (after top end rebuild)

    I recently had the heads of my Mazda B4000 (94 Ranger) now its extremely hard to start when cold you need to madly feather gas and over rev until it gets warm then it idles fine. except from behind the passanger side head a white gas vapor pours out though Im unable to see exactly where it...
  4. hilltopfarm

    Hard start...only when warm??

    Hi folks, I got my project back together and running, only problem is that it has a hard time starting only after the first start (i.e. when warm). This makes me believe it is not the battery, but maybe the fuel system? By hard start I mean crank over 6-7 times before it fires up. When I put...


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