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1996 ford ranger which is not driven regularly had to go about 40 miles on highway.Did not have to shift for about 35 miles when I was exiting the clutch felt like it was frozen I coasted to a stop.I could not shift.after sitting a few minutes my son started pumping the clutch and it was working.It worked fine until i made the 35 mile highway drive back and again it froze up when I was exiting.I started pumping it and it started working ,but at every trafic light it would freeze up and ild have to pump it.Later after the truck was sitting for a few hours I drove it locally about 4 miles and had no problem .anyone have an idea whats wrong?

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  • mlusk May 11, 2010

    Try checking fluid level first.

  • s60six May 11, 2010

    are you in a cold climate?

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If the truck has been sitting, I would be looking into the bell housing for mouse nest. Chipmunks and mice love to make nests in there. Nut shells and other debris will interfer when clutch pedal is depressed. All that **** falls in between the pressure plate and slave cylinder. It's hard to clean out without removing transmission. Good Luck

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