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Ford ranger 1999 cranks but can't start I suspect electrical

Customer Question

Ford ranger 1999 cranks but can't start I suspect electrical wiring or sensor because was kept for two months may be rats eat some wires but I do not have circuit diagram
JA: Does the vehicle stall at low speeds? Does it sputter?
Customer: The ignition turns t engine but no sign of starting d engine.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes checked all the fuses and wiring ok but do not know where all the sensors are .I can locate only MAS.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: In an electrical engineer with little help can handle the electricals
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Edward replied 2 months ago.

Hello, Eddie here and I will do my best. Is this manual or automatic transmission? thanks.

Expert:  Edward replied 2 months ago.

Have you tried to spray any starting fluid into the air intake to see if the engine would briefly hit then? that would indicate it was lacking fuel but had spark if it would run on starting fluid. Also, do you have a fuel pressure gauge or a spark tester for the plugs by chance?

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