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Old July 7th, 2012, 04:10 AM   #1
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Question 98 ranger bucks and sputters when cold at higher rpms

My 98 ranger 3.0 5 spd jerks/ bucks/ sputters feels like a hard misfire at higher rpms when cold. After it warms up, you can't make it do again. Happens when you push past 2700rpms before shifting. I just did all the plugs and they are spotless. I did get codes for the egr system.
P1451 evaporated control system canister vent solenoid circuit malfunction
P0401 egr flow insufficient
p1400 dpf egr sensor circuit low voltage detected

I have replaced these...
egr valve
EGR pressure sensor
Plugs
Seafoamed the motor

It runs great and idles good just scares me with this issue.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old July 7th, 2012, 01:28 PM   #2
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How does the EGR tube look? no rust holes?
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Old August 24th, 2012, 08:24 AM   #3
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Had a ford tempo that did something like that. Ended up being a bad coolant temp sensor sending bad info to the computer. Screws up the fuel management.
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Old August 24th, 2012, 08:40 AM   #4
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Egr tube is fine. Ill give the coolant temp sensor a try this weekend and see if that has any affect.
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