Question about 1997 Ford Ranger SuperCab
2.3 ford ranger will not idle, stalls, you can keep it running if you push the gas, already replaced idle control thing, but it didn't help.
Change fuel filter and add a can of SEAFOAM(parts stores) to a 1/2 tank of Premium gas. Try it. and when you do, look inside the fuel filter and see the goop that's causing most of your problems. your vehicle suffers from EGS
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