Re: 2000 Ranger Cold Start Issue
Assuming that your air cleaner is clear, I would look at the fuel pump.
"RangerMan via CarKB.com" <forum@CarKB.com> wrote in message
>I have a 2000 Ford Ranger 4x4, V6, 4.0L and just started having a cold
> issue. When I start it up first time of the day (whether its cold or warm
> outside), I noticed it almost dying (RPM got real low then came back up
> it was fine--no more problems starting it). It has done that a few days,
> today I started it and the engine stopped. I had to crank it three times
> it started on the third crank (all short cranks--3 seconds or less). It
> like something is getting worse and causing the engine to either not get
> enough air or fuel??? Has anyone else had this problem. The truck has
> miles on it. Fortunately, it's still under a six year warranty from Ford,
> I'd like to know if anyone else has experienced this difficulty. Haven't
> any other real issues. Thanks.