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98 ford ranger v6 hard to start when engine is hot, tes,

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98 ford ranger v6 hard to start when engine is hot
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: tes
JA: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes. if it isn't to complicated
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I took it to a mechanic. He installed new spark plugs and tuned it but the problem has reoccurred. It also pings really bad under load. But I think it is a separate issue.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 1 month ago.

Hi, I'm Ron and I will be helping you today.
Stand by for a moment while I prepare your answer.

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 1 month ago.

A bad fuel pump can cause ALL these problems, you need to check the pressure and volume with a gauge.

I would also like to see computer freeze frame data if you have it.

Thanks, Ron

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 1 month ago.

If you are satisfied with my answer, I would greatly appreciate a 5
star rating now and I will still assist you after you have rated me
too if another question pops up. I don’t get credit for helping you
until you rate me.
Thanks again, Ron