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Old September 11th, 2008, 08:08 PM   #1
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Default 93 Ford Ranger Shifting Problem

Well heres the problem. For some reason every once in awhile the truck will shift fine. And then sometimes it wont go into any gear except reverse. If I stop and put it into reverse then the car will shift fine again. What does that sound like to anyone (I personally say clutch fluid).
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Old September 13th, 2008, 06:59 PM   #2
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hasnt done it all since so I have no idea what it could be.
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Old September 14th, 2008, 02:49 PM   #3
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Auto or manual?
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Old September 14th, 2008, 03:27 PM   #4
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guess that would help. its a manual.
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Old September 14th, 2008, 05:59 PM   #5
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I had problems with mine shifting and it was because the clutch needed bleeding since my slave cylinder leaked. But when mine did that it was harder to get into reverse then other gears. Have you checked the clutch fluid?
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Old September 14th, 2008, 07:42 PM   #6
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I had problems with mine shifting and it was because the clutch needed bleeding since my slave cylinder leaked. But when mine did that it was harder to get into reverse then other gears. Have you checked the clutch fluid?
I dont know to check the clutch fluid but I was thinking about getting it flushed and having new fluid put in. My clutch is brand new too the last guy that had it probably didnt do it right. The truck shifts no problem the way it is but sometimes its hard to actually shift into the gears.
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Old September 14th, 2008, 08:10 PM   #7
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There is a little reservoir right beside your vacuum booster, its round and about 1" around and 2 or 3" tall.
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Old September 14th, 2008, 10:10 PM   #8
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There is a little reservoir right beside your vacuum booster, its round and about 1" around and 2 or 3" tall.
are you sure thats not just an auto rangers?
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are you sure thats not just an auto rangers?
its the clutch resovior mounted right on the firewall, its plastic with a small cap. If fluid is low it will feel like u have little to no clutch pressure..if ur low on fluid u prolly have a leaking slave cylinder.
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Old September 14th, 2008, 11:53 PM   #10
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alright I will check it out tomorrow, Thanks fellas.
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Old September 15th, 2008, 02:50 PM   #11
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The slave cylinders seem to be a very common issue for manual Rangers, rule of thumb is to replace them every clutch change.
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The slave cylinders seem to be a very common issue for manual Rangers, rule of thumb is to replace them every clutch change.
I work in parts, I always suggest that it be replaced while it is apart, but most people think I am bull shitting them and jsut get the clutch.
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the slave cylinder hard to change? Because I bet thats whats going on. Freaked me the hell out first day I got the truck I got to a stop sign and it wouldnt shift into anything except reverse.
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You have to pull the trans to do it
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Old September 16th, 2008, 12:10 AM   #15
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Well that sounds awful. Well it hasnt done it lately next time it does it I think I will be more concerned about it.
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