89 ranger , start bucking when press pedal to the floor

Discussion in '1989 - 1992 Ford Ranger' started by Baba, Feb 2, 2019.

  1. Baba

    Baba New Member

    hey guys i have a 89 ranger 2.9 ltr v6 2wd standard and im havin issues crossing canada as the weather as been very cold . The truck start bucking when i press pedal down and ask for more fuel . Stuck in northern ontario at -40 c so i would love to ear some of you guys and see what it could be . Thanks
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  3. OP

    Baba New Member

    Its idling just fine and starts up good . It is just when pass 3rd or 4rth gear its starts bucking on me , or when i go uphill as it needs more fuel it starts bucking again ! Any idea what it could be thanks
  4. DeanMk

    DeanMk Member

    Have you tried downshifting when it starts bucking?
  5. OP

    Baba New Member

    Yess and its a bit better ! Mecanics in the erea think its a catalitic converter plugged as gas pressur is fine and spark is perfect
  6. DeanMk

    DeanMk Member

    I would agree.
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