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My 2003 ford ranger quits running. i get a code p0176. fuel compensation sensor circuit malfunction. where is it and how do i fix it?

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If your flex fuel sensor is bad there is a product on the market that is a much better alternative compared to purchasing a new sensor for over $600 or even a used one for typically around $300. The product is called a Flex Fuel Sensor Replicator made by T&S Electronics and can be purchased off their website www.tandselectronics.com. The cost of the Replicator is $150 and it is very simple to install. In fact, your old flex fuel sensor stays in place so you don't have to mess with your fuel line. The wiring from the original flex fuel sensor is hooked up to the Replicator which sends an electronic signal to your engine control unit that "replicates" the signal the ECU would get from the original FFS when you are burning standard unleaded gasoline containing up to 10% ethenol.

The only limitation present with the Replicator installed is that you can no longer burn E85 or other alternate fuels (no big deal for most people). And, as an advantage you should see a 1-2 mpg improvement with the Replicator installed.

Check out www.tandselectronics.com for more information or contact us via e-mail at support@tandselectronics.com.

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