No, check it after the engine has not been running for at least 15 minutes.
Disconnect the negative battery cable for 30 minutes.
Check your vacuum lines this usually the cause for a surge in engine speed when idling or running.
Check the engine RPM. If the engine is running too fast when you put it into drive, it will cause the vehicle to jump.
Diagnosis: Engine Won't Start or RunCheck related link below
Check ur cps sensor
Should be able to reset it by disconnecting the negative battery cable from the battery for ten minutes.
Remove the negative battery cable fromthe battery and let it set for about 30 minutes.
Take your 2002 Ford Ranger to the garage to get the engine checked.
check your gauges first is it running hot ? is the oil pressure ok ? if the engine seems to be running fine then it could be a bad ground theres alot of things that could cause this but those are the easyest to determine
If the check engine light is flashing that means an engine cylinder misfire has been detected . You can drive it in for repair , just avoid any rapid acceleration or deceleration because you can damage the catalytic converter
The check engine light on a 1999 Ford Ranger is between the full mark of the gas gauge and the left turn signal arrow
No, this is impossible. You must switch off the engine and let the bike stand level for a few minutes before you check the oil level.
the check engine light is blinking and my 03 Nissan exterra is running rough
Disconnect the battery cables for 15 minutes. Then put the key in the ignition and turn it as if to start the motor, and hold it in that position for 30 seconds. (This resets the computer, codes, engine, everything.) When powering it back up and running the engine, it may run slightly rough for the first few minutes as the motor resets and re-samples all systems.
There should be a Dipstick marked "Transmission" at the back passenger side of truck motor. Check with warm engine running while in park. Check two or three times to get average.
When the check engine light comes on , a malfunction has been detected with the emission control system , if the light stays on steady have the Ranger scanned for any trouble codes to diagnose and then repair the problem ( also if the light flashes on and off continuously with the engine running that indicates a spark plug misfire , scan , diagnose and repair )
No. It is illegal, will cause a check engine light and running problems.No. It is illegal, will cause a check engine light and running problems.
check the battery with voltmeter without the engine running then check with it running if voltage is higher it is working
A check engine light means you have a possible problem with the emission system , you should get the Ranger scanned for trouble codes to diagnose and repair the problem . Once the problem has been repaired the check engine light can be reset.
If the check engine light stays on , a malfunction with the emission control system has been detected , have your Ranger scanned for any trouble codes to diagnose and then repair the malfunction
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A flashing check engine light means an engine cylinder misfire has been detected
Unhook the positive post to the battery for approx 10 minutes. That SHOULD take care of it IF the problem that triggered the light is fixed.