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Old 02-01-2011, 01:14 AM
daniel5625 daniel5625 is offline
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1997 ranger 3.0 auto, when i coast from 2nd gear and the truck downshifts into 1st, i hear a clunk sometimes. i also hear a click everytime i let off the gas from any speed, i have a quick release drive shaft on it also. has new fluid and new valve body and gasket.
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Old 02-10-2011, 10:55 AM
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Default Re: clunk downshift

go under your truck and grab the drive shaft and twist it. it should be really tight shouldnt be able to move it
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Old 02-10-2011, 11:17 AM
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broke trans mount, or motor mount?..
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Old 02-10-2011, 11:41 PM
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go under your truck and grab the drive shaft and twist it. it should be really tight shouldnt be able to move it
yeah i can move it a little bit, how do you fix it? im putting a new axle on it this week, mine is pretty shot, will that cause it? loose gears in the diff or something????
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Old 02-10-2011, 11:46 PM
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Default Re: clunk downshift

my driveshaft has always been able to move. I have put a new drive shaft on the truck i have replaced the u joint's new throw out bearing new clutch new slave and after doing all of those i still have a little play. I think thats normal. Because if its not then what the hell else can i replace to correct it?

edit: Im also a 5-speed so maybe it's not the same as your auto.
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:31 AM
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i think its your drive shaft all you do is take out the "C" clips and pound out the pins and put the new pins in its probably just the front ones. because they are under the most torque. the ones in the back are probably fine but its a cheap fix and your already half way there so might as well repair them.
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