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01 4.0 ranger won't start but tries,replaced tips,mad,coil wires,plugs,cleaned injectors,fuel filter,and fuel pump.before I started it would start but only run on 2cylinders #2&5 checked plugs they had spark but no fuel,also did comp test it advantage 140lb.but when u put gas done eng breather hose one that goes repair cleaner it runs great,as soon as u quit feeding it fuel it died,before replacing fuel pump it would start but as I stated earlier,only 2 cylinders, had spark but no fuel or vary little DO U THINK it could be some as the new fuel pump could be bad,the one I removed was only 4Mon. old,pressure was only 38Lb. And pressure wouldn't hold. I'm thinking definitely a fuel issue so on feedback would be gteat

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Replace the fuel pressure regulator, it isn't holding pressure
It's on the fuel rail on the passenger side, and are quite fond of failing on Ford engines. It is really simple to change, only two bolts, and not even that hard to access

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check your grounds. I find many easy fixes by cleaning all the grounds around the engine bay. I would also check the ground at the fuel pump connector that wiring is prone to corrosion and breakage

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I have a 1987 ford ranger the engine turns over but it wont start


Spark at plugs? Fuel filter? Pressure on injector delivery line? Pressure relief valve? You may be able to measure fuel pressure at the pressure relief valve location. and return line. If you have spark, I'd say it's a fuel supply problem

Dec 21, 2014 | Ford Cars & Trucks

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Tips to check for if your car does not start.


These are only a general check point which is quick check up for any car, make or medel.


There can be so many issues for a car from starting.
1. Start from the fuel, the fuel filter, the fuel pump, the fuel injectors, check all of them for good flow and pressure.
The fuel can be bad, can contain dirt , impurities, water or even be spurious.
The fuel filter is one that must be changed on schedule specially if the source of fuel is bad in a place or country.
The fuel pump is now important because of the importance of fuel effficiency. the main fuel pump ,whether electric or mechanical is also to be checked.The carbuerator is another important suspect in the older version, the build up of dirt,clogging in ports and jets are common factors.
the injectors, the glow plugs are also important for a good clean start, to be changed in the periodic schedule.


2. The second part is to check the electrics, the plugs, the wires, the distribution, the HT coils, the electronics.... the final verdict you must get a good spark.
The plugs, wires, distribution cups must be good or changed in periodic mileage. the HT coils must deliver good intensity sparks and the ingnition impulse whether from a sensor to an electronic unit to have solid state firing of the coil or the conventional platinum point contacts to the coils.
As sais earlier a good intensity spark with the correct gap setting.

finally the timing should be right, the valves and cylinders in good shape, the battery and starter is good and cranking well.. C
Check these tips when your car stalls unexpectedly .


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1997 subaru Impreza sport won't stay running . stalls after minute replaced Fuel pump,filter spark plugs wires ,cleaned injectors checked fuel pressure what next


check your grounds. I find many easy fixes by cleaning all the grounds around the engine bay. I would also check the ground at the fuel pump connector that wiring is prone to corrosion and breakage

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Have you checked fuel pressure at the rail with a gauge yet ?
Are you getting spark to the plugs ? Have you tried spraying starting fluid into the intake to make sure it is a fuel problem ?

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start with the basics: an engine with no internal problems (like timing belt broke, or valve train not timed) needs fuel and spark to start.Since your getting fuel up to the fuel rail to feed the injectors, lets assume for the moment that the injectors are working to put gas into the cyllinder (You coud check that by pulling a plug or two out and see if they are wet or smell of gas.) Then check for spark (Hold the metal tip of plug wire 1/4 inch from a metal bolt or ground on the engine. Careful you don't get a shock-you can also buy a spark checker for a few bucks. just put the plug wire on it and ground it with the clip. Then you won't get a shock.) If you see that it is getting spark, then you may need an expert diagnosis for why it won't run. If you do not detect any spark (might want to try more than one plug wire) then you need to diagnose your ignition. If your car has a distributor, take off the cap and check inside for a cracked dist. cap or bad or worn rotor. You may also have a bad ignition coil or ignition module (expensive, but not as expensive as a bad engine control computer. Distributorless ignition? Again, may be a bad coil, coil pack, or ignition module. good luck, i'm about out of suggestions.

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My Kia Sorento will start and then it won't start, replaced the fuel pump, but did not replace the fuel filter can this be the problem


When the fuel pump was replaced it is important that you install a new fuel filter as it is necessary to have a clean filtered fuel into the pump. Also check the injectors and the spark plugs.
If the spark intensity is low check the HT COILS and the ignition system triggers to the HT coils.
If spark is good then the fuel pressure and calibration must solve the issue.
Take help for consensus.
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You have two coils on this engine. Test each wire for spark with the engine running. You'll find at least one wire not sparking. replace the coil that has the wire that's not sparking.

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