1985 Ford ranger 6cyl starts die at light then just turns over

Asked by Oct 14, 2017 at 01:45 PM about the 1985 Ford Ranger

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I got my truck home after not starting then 2 days
later I tried to start it it started and then I gave it
some gave and died again turned over but won’t
start, I have replace fuel pump in the past yr and
fuel filter.

2 Answers

8,880

Sounds like it is getting too much gas in comparison to air. Have you checked for breathing issues? PCV or crankcase ventilation issues? Air box clogging?

8,880

Is this the original engine? If so have you checked compression?

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