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I have a 2005 Ford ranger 4.0L V6 it runs 5 to 10 Seconds

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I have a 2005 Ford...
I have a 2005 Ford ranger 4.0L V6 it runs for about 5 to 10 Seconds and dies.
I have replaced the Plugs wires and Coil pack as well as the TPS, MAF, IAC and checked fuel rail pressure and fuel pump and filter and it steal wil not idle any longer then 5 to 10 SECONDS WHAT IS WRONG
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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago
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Hello is this a 4.0 SOHC engine? Does the red theft lamp flash when you turn the key to on? No codes stored or you had codes that prompted you to replace the parts. Will it run if you hold the throttle part throttle?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The Red lamp has never been on The Check engine light cam on with a P2195 and this is what they at for to do and to look for.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It will not run just bogg down and die
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Im sorry yes it is 4.0L SOHC
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Ok and fuel pressure is good and doesnt leak down? How many miles on the engine?

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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Hello, it says you are requesting a phone call but having issues on your end, we dont have to do one. Im just looking to see if the engine has a lot of miles and this problem happened while driving or you just came out and started having issues or after a recent repair./

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The Pressure maintained at 55LBS for over ten minutes
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The Engine is a new crate engine from ford with only 120 ,miles
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Ok, does the engine sound like it cranks over normal or does it seem to hiccup or be a little slower? Did the vehicle die while driiving?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The Engines cranks over very well no the engine light came on one morning and I have tried to get it running for about a week
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

And when it dies it restarts every time so its hard to see if you got fuel injector pulse and spark besides fuel pressure?

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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Will it run with the maf unplugged?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It will start right back up
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
it will
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

And it will stop stalling with the maf unplugged and have power?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No it will still stall but it run at a higher RPM
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

A vacuum leak would be the main thing that comes to mind, if you block off the pcv valve or brake booster vacuum line will it run

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
That is the first thing taht I check for Vac leak But I have not tried to Block off the PCV and Brake Booster Vac Lines
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I can try that and get back to you if you want
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Thats fine

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Can I reach you tomorrow or later tonight
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Yes im on most everyday im on pacific time so its only 630 here

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
OK I'll be intouch
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Very good, soon as I see you post ill respond

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Well I tried it about six times it sounds like it is starving for fuel
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Ok you can check for injector pulse

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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Spray carb cleaner into the intake see if it still runs

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok I will be intoch
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Very good,

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Well I tried the carb cleaner it ran about the same time just at a higher RPM.
So I'm going to check the injected and see if they are all good or what and I will get back to you then.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Sorry I mean the injecters
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Very good. also check fuel quality too, take a sample at the rail or the filter

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Will do. I will be intouch
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
What is it that keeps the. fuel pump relay active after it starts. It acts like it runs until the fuel rail is exhausted and then dies
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

The eec power relay engerizes the fuel pump relay and the pcm supplies the ground to the fuel pump relay with an rpm signal from the crankshaft position sensor, when you turn the key to on it primes the pump,so when it doesnt run make sure you have rpm and injector pulse

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok I will check to make sure I have that and we can go from there. Is there a way to test the pcm
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Just power and ground, vref voltage. communciation with a scan tool and inputs key on engine off test

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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

monitor rpm signal when cranking and stalls while cranking should be a couple hundred rpm steady signal. CKP sensor can fail from coolant leak or go bad over time on right side of engine by crank pully or the crank pulley is seperated and not reading correctly

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ckp tested ok
RPM 214 and 894 when running
tried 10. times with about the same results will have to remove the intake mana fold. To test the injectors
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Ok and you can unplug the coil and see if they injector continue to fire normally

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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Even though the TPS is new, make sure it is reading around one volt closed throtlle and not giving a false reading of wide open throttle which will disable the fuel injectors.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok I will check that and get back to you.
with the out come of the tps and the injectors
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

very good, let me know when you can

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

You dont have to reply back t me until you need more help. Im just replying right now so it takes your question off need for a respnse

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Well L tested all the injectors and one was bad . I replaced it and put the intake back on and it still runs for 5 or 10 seconds and died
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Ok will the engine continue to run if you hold the throttle part way down? No codes now?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No it just boggs down and dies. The only code is P2195
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Ok the code says bank one the passenger side is running lean, what cylinder injector did you replace and how did you know it was bad, was it not firing or leaking down fuel ?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It did not click very fast it was slow it was number 3 it new now and click as fast as the rest
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Running out of things to check here, what is the fuel quality like,Also have you tried dropping the exhaust to see if you have a restriction

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The fuel is chevron premium My exhust was checked at midas for any problem with the cats and muffler and they said it was in good shape
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 2 years ago

Then im out of ideas as to what to check since it starts, stalls and fires right back up so I will opt out and open this question to see if another expert can assist you

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok that sound good I hope we can fix this today
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I ckecked MAF sensor it has 12v on terminal A and I found voltage on the two other terminals for the air temp sensor it is only 5.5v should the air temp sensor have voltage with just the key on
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
now it is back firing into the intake L give up I have checked everything and now this
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