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Accelorator problems on ford ranger

On starting my ford ranger my accselorator pedal does not work after 15-20 seconds it revs to 3000and there is nothing i can do

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  • peaky7017 Jun 21, 2009

    haw do i fix this

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Sounds like Throttle position sensor faulty.

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler Jun 21, 2009

    Are you familiar with using a multimeter/ohmmeter? That would confirm it's the problem, but if you want to gamble, throttle position sensor is usually mounted opposite end of throttle shaft. Approx, $35-$50 for part. Pay real close attention to how it comes off, has to go back on same way.

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