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eww

eww 10/3/2012

1997 Ford Ranger XL 6 Cyl 4.0L

Engine

Engine will not idle when hot

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CVO

CVO 10/3/2012

The check engine light doesn't have to be ON to store a fault code.

Check the vehicle for fault codes to see if there are any sensors were involved to the malfunction of the engine.

1.Local auto parts stores such as Autozone ( not in California) or Advance Auto parts will scan and retrieve any diagnostic trouble codes ( dtc ) stored in the powertrain control module for free of charge..

2. Amazon.com has the code reader for less than $20.00 dollars.

3.Re-post the dtc's in here " answer question " for further assistance.

Note: we need the dtc's to identify the sensor, there are a dozen different sensors to operate the car.

Visit this site and see all the different sensors.

http://www.freeautomechanic.com/car-engine-sensors.html

Navigate to this site and see the code reader

http://www.amazon.com/.../...imh_gw_p263_d0_i1

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