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1984 RANGER IDLE PROMLEM...WONT IDLE CORRECTLY.

My next problem is that once i start my ranger i have to keep hitting the gas a bit to keep it running otherwise it will die. im thinking something is wrong with the CARB but im not sure. Any suggestions?

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  • 91firebird May 22, 2009

    what is the EGR valve and where is it located?

    (it can't be the fuel pump because i just replaced that because of fuel problems. I am getting fuel to the carb, i just don't know why it does what it does now.)

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First check:
Your EGR valve is carbon up and is sticking open. You have to take it off and clean with carbon cleaner. (EGR controls idle)

Second check:
Could be fuel pump is starting to go on it.

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