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2005 Ford Ranger won’t start when engine warm


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runs perfect when cool outside when its hot drive it all over until turn it off they try to restart it will not let it sit for 20 min to 30 starts fine does anyone know what i need to check 


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To test if it's flooding out when off, as @Doc suggested, try starting the truck with the gas pedal to the floor. In the days of carburetors, this was standard operating procedure if you flooded your engine.  Engineers programmed modern cars to function the same way. If it starts within a few seconds, you're flooding out. 

Great info @justin-sheperd


Probably fuel injectors are leaking and flooding the engine when shut off.  Get it scanned for codes first.  If that's the case, clean or replace them.