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1997 Mazda B-Series 2WD Truck Base Reg Cab 108 WB 2.3L I4 Auto

1997 Mazda B-Series 2WD Truck
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6'
21 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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June 11, 2013, 8:26 am

Patrick M

Question: Truck cuts out when revving it past 2500 Rpms?

I've got a 1997 Mazda b2300(ford ranger) and it will cut out and sometimes die if I rev it past 2500 Rpms. I cleaned the mass air flow sensor (MAF) and it was fine for a couple hours, now it is back to where it was before. I got it checked out and the diognistics was that it had little or no purge flow. Does anyone know how to fix this? Thanks

June 11, 2013, 4:58 pm

Richard W
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That would be odd if the purge valve caused it. But possible. Is you check engine light on. If so and they are tell you that is what the code is in the computer. You have to start there. The purge valve is for the evap system. You will find it on the passenger side the the engine compartment. But it will depend on if you have a 4 cyl or 6 cyl. The 6 cyl sould have it on the same side just next to the valve cover.

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