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Old 01-31-2006, 08:01   #1 (permalink)
JoelDJones@gmail.com
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1998 4Cyl 2.5L Ranger Idle / Stalling Problems

I have a 1998 Ford Ranger (4 Cyl, 2.5L, Manual Transmission) that I
bought used a couple years ago. It's been running fantastic other than
a little burp here and there.

I recently took it to a Super Wal-Mart to get the oil changed, and I
opted for the "signature service" package, which they're suposed to go
in check other fluids and whatnot, other than just the oil.

Almost immediately after getting my oil changed, I noticed that every
time I started braking that the truck would shake and shudder like it
was about to stall. It would do this for a few seconds, and then would
go back to normal. This happens consistently, regardless of coming to a
hard stop, or a gradual coasting stop. The truck will also shake and
seem like it's about to stall if I'm sitting idle for a period of time.
I have also noticed that doing a low-speed hard turn will also cause
the truck to shake, and has in fact caused the truck to stall out
completely. I have stalled three times in as many weeks, once from a
low-speed turn, once from a hard stop, once while driving.

My dad thinks it could be the timing belt, but I've also read ideas
from others with similar problems that it could be a air intake valve
or something like that.

Any ideas?
-Joel Jones
joeldjones@gmail.com
www.joeljones.net

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Old 01-31-2006, 20:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 1998 4Cyl 2.5L Ranger Idle / Stalling Problems

JoelDJones@gmail.com wrote:
> I have a 1998 Ford Ranger (4 Cyl, 2.5L, Manual Transmission) that I
> bought used a couple years ago. It's been running fantastic other than
> a little burp here and there.
>
> I recently took it to a Super Wal-Mart to get the oil changed, and I
> opted for the "signature service" package, which they're suposed to go
> in check other fluids and whatnot, other than just the oil.
>
> Almost immediately after getting my oil changed, I noticed that every
> time I started braking that the truck would shake and shudder like it
> was about to stall. It would do this for a few seconds, and then would
> go back to normal. This happens consistently, regardless of coming to a
> hard stop, or a gradual coasting stop. The truck will also shake and
> seem like it's about to stall if I'm sitting idle for a period of time.
> I have also noticed that doing a low-speed hard turn will also cause
> the truck to shake, and has in fact caused the truck to stall out
> completely. I have stalled three times in as many weeks, once from a
> low-speed turn, once from a hard stop, once while driving.
>
> My dad thinks it could be the timing belt, but I've also read ideas
> from others with similar problems that it could be a air intake valve
> or something like that.
>
> Any ideas?
> -Joel Jones
> joeldjones@gmail.com
> www.joeljones.net
>

No "check engine" light?
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