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Every time I didn't run my Ford Ranger p u truck for 2 days,

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Every time I didn't run my Ford Ranger p u truck for 2 days, I have to jump it to start. Now I did not run my truck for a month and it won't start. What's wrong?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

I put already a new battery.

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Ranger?

1993 Ford Ranger.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?

Junp it and then change the battery.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

In the the dashboard, the check engine come on and the battery sensor.

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Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 1 month ago
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If the RED BATTERY light comes on when the engine is running, you will need to have the charging system tested. But if not, then you have a current draw in the vehicle that is draining the battery when it is turned off. You will have to perform a current draw test with a digital meter that can read Milliamps.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
How come I can't start the truck even I just put a new battery?
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 1 month ago

The engine will not crank over by the starter with a new battery in it?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
The engine is cranking but it won't run as if there is no gas in it.
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 1 month ago

Ok. Thank you for that information.

What engine does your Ranger have?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
The VIN # is 1FTCR14X8PPB72844, CAN YOU TELL WHAT ENGINE.
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 1 month ago

Ok. On the metal fuel lines for the fuel injectors you will see a test port. It will look like a metal valve stem. press the needle valve down and see if you get a large spray of fuel.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
oK. i'LL DO THAT TOMMORROW BECAUSE i CAN'T DO IT NOW BECAUSE IT'S DARK NOW. BYE BYE
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 1 month ago

Talk to you tomorrow. That will let us know if you are getting any fuel. If you do not get a large spray, the fuel pump is the problem and will need to be replaced.

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