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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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93 ford ranger sometimes starts 1st try but runs sluggish or

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93 ford ranger sometimes starts 1st try but runs sluggish or dies but will not start after that although it will push start every time but still run sluggish.
Rebuilt engine,new coil,new injectors.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The original problem was engine died during test drive after customer installed a rebuilt manual transmission then was unable to get it restarted
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I can assist you with your question. Your saying that the engine cranks but does not start correct? Does it have spark when cranking? Have you checked the fuel pressure when cranking?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it has spark and there is fuel pressure. I believe 40-42lbs
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 1 year ago.

Ok, if you disable the fuel system, does the engine start and run on starting fluid?