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Old 08-13-2019, 11:11 AM
Jmryland Jmryland is offline
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Default Help diagnosing clutch issue

I have a 94 ranger 5 speed that started to whine in all gears but 4th about 6 months ago. Didnít seem to bother the power so I ignored it. Last night while driving home I was in 5 th and all of a sudden I heard a pop and lost power like it had popped out of gear. I ended up getting it into 4th for a minute or so just enough to get in the driveway. Now it seems like itís in neutral but when I take my foot off the clutch it dies. Just had my brother over to pull it to the shop and it clanked the whole time while rolling like it was still in gear. Didnít seem to care if I had the clutch pedal depressed or not. What could this be? Iím willing to pull the tranny but figured Iíd give this a try.
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Old 08-13-2019, 12:34 PM
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Pull the drain plug and see what, and how much comes out.
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Old 08-13-2019, 12:52 PM
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Just pulled the drain plug, very little, and very black fluid. Maybe 1/2 cup worth
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Old 08-13-2019, 04:16 PM
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You might flush it, and fill back with the correct oil and get lucky, stranger things have happened, but be perpaired to pull and rebuild it.
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Old 08-13-2019, 06:11 PM
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Default Re: Help diagnosing clutch issue

Big yikes. Probably lost fluid from the infamous rubber shift rail plugs.
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Old 08-14-2019, 06:10 AM
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Okay thanks for the reply and advice. Iíll try and flush it and see what happens. Did I do damage by pulling it the 150 feet to the shop? It sounded pretty bad.
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Old 08-14-2019, 11:26 AM
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If there is damage, it delveloped over the last 6 months when that whine started.
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