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November 11, 2012, 4:32 pm

Stephen S

Question: possible electrical or ignition issue

2001 ford ranger edge stepside 2WD 3.0L manual trans. truck loses all power (engine only) for a split second around the 90 - 110 KM/H mark seemingly at random intervals and random severity (truck will cough one time and jerk hard the next). any thoughts are much appreciated.

November 17, 2012, 6:18 pm

Ron W
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Does the check engine light come on? If it does, you need to get the codes pulled. If it does not, It sounds like an ignition problem. I would start with tune up items (esp if this vehicle has plug wires as they can fail under load much like you describe.) and go from there.

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