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08-10-2007, 11:08 AM
Hi i have a problem finding a part that is sitting on top off my hydralik lifters it is like a oil catcher or somthingi it looks like a littel funnel i can not find it in the parts book can anybody tell me what it is and where to find it it is 94 ranger 4.0 4w stock in sweden
08-10-2007, 09:29 PM
is the part your referring to pictured here?
if so, its part of the lifter and isnt available by itself. you need to replace the entire lifter.
08-13-2007, 01:41 AM
Yes my lifters look like that but there is anothere part installd where the rod goes it looks like a littel funnel made off some kind of fiber 1/2 " tall 1/4" wide
08-13-2007, 02:01 AM
the overseas engines must have extra parts in them. in the american motors, the pushrods ride right in that little "cup" on the top of the lifters.
08-13-2007, 06:11 AM
i purchast the car in florida new where i was living at the time
08-13-2007, 09:56 AM
im not sure what to tell ya. when i had the top end of my 3.0 apart, there wasnt anything between the pushrods and the lifters, and according to both my repair manuals, the 4.0 is the same way. unless both manuals are leaving a step out...
the 4.0's are somewhat notorious for ticking due to abnormally high pushrod wear...maybe adding those parts was someones idea of a fix-it job :confused:
08-15-2007, 03:42 AM
im sorry it take so log to answer back but i hade to go out on a job
this littel funnel do not go inbetween it go around the pushrod and sitt on topp off the lifter i will try to get a picture thanks for trying to help
08-15-2007, 03:52 AM
a picture might help...but im not sure ill recognize the part if i saw it. hopefully someone here will know what it is :confused:
09-03-2007, 10:10 PM
The answer he gave you is correct - you just have some slightly different parts - if the funnel is off your lifter, you need new lifters. Evidently some engines have slightly different parts.
I've got a 92 Explorer 4.0 and a 99 Ranger 4.0 sitting in my garage right now with the intakes off. All the lifters in each engine has a little funnel - as you call it - that is part of the lifter. Check ebay - somebody was selling a complete set of rebuilt lifters reasonably cheap.
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