Question about 1989 Ford Ranger
I just changed the clutch in my 89 Ranger. When I push in on the clutch it starts just fine, but when I let off the clutch pedal the engine dies. The first time I stated it the rear wheels are turning so i shifted it thinking it was in neutral. I tried to shift it to see what would happen. When I shifted forward into what I thought was first the wheels stopped turning and I took my foot off the clutch now I cant get it to shift out of that gear and when I let my foot off the clutch the engine dies. Any idea what could cause this...I give up?
Somehow you have it stuck in two gears. If I remember correctly your shift mechanism is inside the unit. If so, you will need to remove the trans and the cover, then re-position the shift forks. If you get lucky, you may be able to free it up by wiggling the shift lever but I doubt it.
Do not run it 'till you manage to free it up or you can break a gear. If you removed shifter when working on it, first check that you put it back in correctly before tearing everything apart!
Posted on Feb 07, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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