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  1. Gangwer296

    Neutral safety switch on M50D-R1

    How’s it going, this is my first post on this website. I have been using this site for years looking up information on all my Rangers. I’ve owned about 6 rangers, 5 of them have been square body’s. Anyways I’ll get to the point. So I pulled out my transmission on my 1991 4X4 4.0 ranger due to it...
  2. 2.3L ('83-'97) 93' 2.3 Clutch Issues After Transmission Swap

    I recently converted my 93' ranger to a manual from the a4ld automatic. I'm having trouble getting the clutch to fully disconnect. When the engine is on and I go to put the truck in reverse, it grinds. The transmission goes into gear perfectly when the engine is off. I am able to start the car...
  3. ex-igne-vita

    Have to stomp hard on clutch to get truck to start

    I was having to push really hard on the clutch to get it to start for a while, now I literally have to turn key and kick hard. I feel like I'm going to break something else kicking it like that. I replaced the clutch safety switch the other day, but that didn't help. I did not attempt to change...
  4. '96 Clutch issue.

    I have been reading many posts on this issue, I "think" I know the problem, but I'd like to hear from more experienced people. Thank you! Well, had issues that pointed to air in the clutch line. Hard to shift, and I read that one issue I had, "will shift if I turn it off" was related to an air...
  5. RJMacReady

    Lots of transmission questions

    So of course as I've said I'm pretty new to really working on cars but I've got a lot of questions about how I can really fully analyze the state that my clutch/transmission is in and decide how much of it needs work and what kind of work. This truck's my project for the foreseeable future and...
  6. No clutch pressure

    I recently replace my clutch master and slave cylinder and I wasn't a hug fan of the press in fittings so I bought adapters to to make a 4an thread and added a braided steel line I've bleed the system I've gone through almost 2 quarts of break fluid never let a reservoir run dry and there is no...
  7. Hydraulics or transmission

    Hey ya'll First post here, but been lurking ever since I got my truck. 99' Ranger 2.5L with the M5OD-R1 I've had for 10 months now. I learned standard transmission on this unit but I feel like when I was learning it shifted pretty smoothly but that could be irrelevant. Once I was comfortable...
  8. dwhile

    Bleeding problem TK4

    Hello all, been reading these forums to guide me through a throw out bearing replacement on my recently purchased Ranger. Here's whats going on : - Master cylinder was destroyed, replaced it with new unit - Slave cylinder appeared to be leaking and super old, replaced with new unit...
  9. Water in bellhousing

    I recently replaced my clutch, pressure plate, flywheel, slave cylinder, and pilot bearing. When putting it all back together I noticed several (cooling?) holes on the underside of the bell housing. If I shined a flashlight inside the holes I could literally see the clutch and p pressure plate...
  10. Jerky start/clutch

    Hi guys I have a question for ya'll. I thought my clutch was slipping at first but now I'm a little stumped. The truck runs well, the engine was rebuilt about 40k miles ago. What happens is is when I go to start out, it's a little jerky, which is normal if you dont know how to start out with a...
  11. Clutch choices and fluid question

    So imma need to replace my clutch soon and this truck is my daily driver in the busy Streets and highways of LA, and i was wondering whats the difference between an autozone clutch and persay an exedy oem clutch or stage 1 as an upgrade. Also i filled my tranny with generic shield ATF it said...
  12. 94 b2300 manual 4th gear stutter

    About 1000 miles ago I replaced my cluthx, pressure plate, flywheel, rear main seal, and throw out bearing, I had an extra slave cylinder but mine was in better shape than the extra so I didn't replace, however when I went to bleed the clutch after it was put back together the small line going...
  13. major squealing without belt

    So, i currently own a 1997 ford ranger 4.0 automatic, but just bought a 1993 ranger 4.0, manual trans that had a plow and was what ive been looking for. It does not have any clutch feel to it ( little to no resistance) the previous owner claims to have replaced the master cyl. but a few shops he...
  14. Pushed out of 3rd gear on ramp | Will not shift into 1st, 2nd, 3rd gear anymore!

    Hi there! I've just gotten a 1996 Ford Ranger 2.3l with 240k miles about a week ago, I got it by trading one of my flat screen TV's. :icon_rofl: When inspecting the truck for the first time, it ran good, I took the trade and drove 120 miles back to where I live. It drove great, no issues it...
  15. Clutch switch not engaging and clutch not fully releasing

    Truck info: 1999, 3.0, 4x4, manual, 190k miles For a while now, my clutch pedal has been going to the floor and it's gotten increasingly more difficult to go between 1st and reverse. I was thinking that I would start with bleeding the system, removing the transmission, shooting myself, etc...
  16. clutch and master cylinder

    I have a 5.0 with an np435, and a f150 bell housing with that slave and the stock 84 ranger master cylinder. can't seem to get enough flow to completely disengage the clutch. the pedal is hard and feels like it normally would. anyone know if there is a different slave or different master that...
  17. 1984 Ranger 5.0 Clutch Problems. PLEASE HELP

    I am building a 5.0 ranger with the np435 transmission. i can not get the clutch to disengage all the way. i have the bell housing and external slave cylinder from a 1985 ford f150 and the stock 84 ranger master cylinder. I've bled the slave cylinder to the point where I have a pretty hard pedal...
  18. cant get into gear

    ok heres the story, we have a 1993 ranger 2.3l 5 speed. yesterday, out of the blue, asa i was going through a stop light, i shifted into first, released the clutch, and nothing happened. it was just like i was in neutral. so we got it home and got it in the garage, and i came in here to do some...
  19. 2.3 Stalling Idle

    I have a 97 Ford Ranger with the 2.3 and manual trans. Whenever I go to stop at any time the motor starts to stall and tries to idle at around 400 to 500 rpm's then jumps back up. It also has trouble shifting back into gear if I pull it out of gear at a dead stop, with the clutch still pressed...
  20. Clutch problems??? Please help if you can...

    I have a 1995 4.0 4X4 ford ranger with a manual transmission. A lot of times after driving for 5 minutes or so it becomes difficult sometimes to get it into gear when i come to a complete stop. The truck will go into gear if the truck is rolling but when I stop at a light I have to keep the...


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