2002 ford Ranger 3.0 V6 in need of help please

Discussion in '3.0 Engine' started by Jeremy B, Sep 14, 2019.

  1. Jeremy B

    Jeremy B New Member

    I drove it home losing power on way home parked it the next morning it would not start. I checked fuel pressure on rail getting about 40psi with key on not running, so I tried turning it over and pressure came up to 55psi truck wont start.
    1 installed new coil
    2new fuel filter
    3cam shaft sesnor
    4crank shaft sensor
    5 new spark plugs to be safe
    sometimes it starts few a few seconds then dies I put starting fluid in the intake and wont start that way either
    IDK hoping someone can point me in the right direction Thanks
    it did throw codes
    p0351,p0352p0353 that why I put on new coil

    I have checked the timing and its good
     
    Last edited: Sep 14, 2019
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  3. Sean McG

    Sean McG New Member

    Overlook my reply if you have already stated the obvious but I had an issue that was similar - yet not nearly as extreme as yours and I replaced the coil pack. On the 04, it is one coil pack unit with all six connections. It mounts to the valve cover.

    Also, I hollowed out the bolt on cat. I saw no results from this. The cat was not clogged and I was mainly hoping to gain a few extra HP. However it is possible that your cat may be clogged. There are ways to check it. I recommend checking Y**Tube for instructions on this as it can be too detailed for a forum response.

    Please let us know what you find.
     

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