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Just bought a 1987 Ford Ranger 2.9liter v6. Truck will start and run for a minute then it dies. Tried replacing Ignition Coil, that wasn't the problem. No lights come on to warn you it just dies.

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  • srempher Sep 28, 2010

    I should ad there is gas, the distributor looks new, I can smell gas so it does apear to be getting gas. It also has no get up and gp when it has run.

  • srempher Sep 28, 2010

    I was just made aware of these things that have already been replaced.Ignition control module, spark plugs and wires, ignition coil, distributor cap, rotor

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I recommend checking / replacing both the fuel and air filters. If one of them is clogged it will mess up the fuel/air mixture which could cause the truck to stall. I hope this helps you out.

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  • srempher Sep 28, 2010

    Thanks

  • fludster93 Jun 28, 2011

    I replaced both on my truck and it still did the same thing. So I replaced the oxygen sensor and it fixed the problem

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Try starting it and have someone turn the distributor cap. The timing may be off. That is one I found out for myself with the one I just bought After I replaced all the same items.

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