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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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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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2000 Ford Ranger flex fuel; wonʻt idle. Will start. Replaced

Customer Question

2000 Ford Ranger flex fuel; wonʻt idle. Will start. Replaced fuel filter, fuel pump, spark plugs, distributor cap. Still wonʻt idle. Inertia switch is fine. What next to check?
JA: Is the fuel filter an external one, or is it inside the tank?
Customer: internal
JA: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yup. Replaced spark plugs, distributor cap, fuel filter, fuel pump
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: nah
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Ford
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
whoops, sorry, I thought you said fuel pump. The fuel pump is internal. The fuel filter is external and attached to the frame.
Expert:  Fix It Man replied 11 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** it will not idle what will it do when you try revving the engine?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
It dies.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
The egr showed a fault; so changed the fuel filter and fuel pump...still not idling enough to run. Will start.