Engine problems of the 2002 Ford Ranger

Three problems related to engine have been reported for the 2002 Ford Ranger.

car   Engine problem 1
Failure Date: 10/27/2009

While accelerating or attempting to pass another vehicle the engine starts to cut off like it is starving for fuel. Started happening about 1 year ago and continues to this date.

car   Engine problem 2
Failure Date: 02/22/2002

I had a pinging,they changed a sensor, it went away for a while and now it is back, then they cleaned the carbon out of the engine and now it surges, and still pings. They put it on a machine and the machine said it is ok. I am not satisfied.

car   Engine problem 3

While starting vehicle and warming up, engine misfired, had to refill fuel constantly. Dealer has been notified however does not have a remedy for problem.