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2002 ranger 3.0 vulcan with 90k miles has been running sluggish, mostly on highway. Just no power. I am original owner and I know this is no rocket, but somethings wrong. No codes, new plugs and wires at 50k. Never changed fuel filter yet.

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Could be a handful of possibilities: When was last service - tune up and filters changed? Sluggish on highway suggests possible fuel filter. For the record filters, plugs etc should be changed every 30k. From what you're telling us, you've been running on borrowed time.

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  • bsankey Jan 03, 2011

    Thanks. Air cleaner is good and frequently replaced, I don't know what to tune-up besides the plugs

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