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I have 97 ranger with the 2.3, auto with 209,000 miles.

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I have 97 ranger with the 2.3, auto with 209,000 miles. While driving, the truck seems to run fine and sometimes starts a fast idle up to 35 mph. This may last 30 seconds up to several minutes. Even when not running the a/c. The mechanic says no codes are shown. I have changed the IAC, TPS, computer and cleaned the airflow sensor, no change. What am I missing?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 8 months ago.

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If you unplug the IAC does this drop the idle to about 500 rpms and resolve the idle issues?

Have you monitored the fuel pressure, MAF sensor reading and cleaned the throttle body?

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Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 8 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

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Thanks Chris