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Old 05-05-2010, 08:01 PM
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Default ranger runs rough smokes alot here and there

i have a 94 ranger 3.0 v6 4wd and my trucks seems to smoke a lot its kinda of a white smoke but sometimes a blue color smoke. and smells harsh. heres the thing my oil level rises like crazy but its not antifreeze cuz i dont lose any. so i no its not a head gasket. butm no one can figure whats wrong with it. anyone with any ideas?
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Old 05-06-2010, 01:00 PM
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Default Re: ranger runs rough smokes alot here and there

sounds like you need piston rings.
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Old 05-06-2010, 01:03 PM
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does it look like this?
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Old 05-07-2010, 01:25 PM
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Default Re: ranger runs rough smokes alot here and there

yeah simalar but only less smoke. its got kind of a blueish color. and my oil level rises like retarded heres another thing i lose tranny fluid also. we thing its either the tranny cooler or the seal for the tranny what does anyone else thing? but once it warms up and starts running fine it dont smoke that much or little at all.
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Old 05-07-2010, 01:29 PM
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Default Re: ranger runs rough smokes alot here and there

yeah now im 90% sure you got worn out piston rings
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Default Re: ranger runs rough smokes alot here and there

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yeah now im 90% sure you got worn out piston rings
And a completely unrelated transmission fluid leak.
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Old 05-08-2010, 07:01 AM
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Default Re: ranger runs rough smokes alot here and there

i get what ur saying abou tthe piston rings but my mechanic dont think its that its sounds bout ryt but he dont think so he now thinks its the tanny moduel. but idno if anybody anything else they think hit me up thanks guys.
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Old 05-08-2010, 07:16 AM
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Default Re: ranger runs rough smokes alot here and there

OK. Two things. First, you need to slow down and type in english.

Second, find a new mechanic because the one you're talking to is a moron.
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Old 05-09-2010, 09:00 AM
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Default Re: ranger runs rough smokes alot here and there

okay sorry but the problem is fixed guys. it wasn't no piston rings or no head gasket or anything. my truck no longer smokes do to a bad transmission modulator. i guess when they go bad they start dumping tranny fluid into the oil which causes oil to burn. well once that replaced the truck stopped smoking because that is a vacuum line and wen they go back they suck tranny fluid instead of air. it is fixed an no more smoke. so i think my mechanic is pretty damn smart and saved my ass a lot of money cause if i was to do pistons the problem would still continue and if i was to rebuild my tranny due to that leak that would be a waste to. it was a 30 dollar part and a 5 min. fixed and it runs mint now.
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Old 05-09-2010, 12:22 PM
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Default Re: ranger runs rough smokes alot here and there

Umm. Well what little of this response is legible in the English language makes very little sense mechanically. But whatever, as long as your problem is solved. I still don't know what that problem was or how it was fixed since you're speaking a foreign language.
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Old 05-10-2010, 04:46 PM
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Default Re: ranger runs rough smokes alot here and there

what it was, was that the transmission modulator went bad and it started putting tranny fluid into my motor and thats were the blue smoke was coming from. once that was replaced it was like instant no smoke it surprised how such a little part could do so much problems and a bitch to figure out. but thanks anyways for the advice
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