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Grinding when in reverse and tries bogging down at lights

I have a 1988 ford ranger gt and it's grinding when you put it in reverse shifting hard through other gears and boggs down how can i fix it i already changed the spark plugs and wires still not reversing back keeps grinding why

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    WORN OUT CLUTCH IS WHAT THIS SOUNDS LIKE TO ME. DO THE CLUTCH PEDAL NEAR THE TOP OF THE TRAVEL BEFORE THE TRUCK STARTS TO PULL AWAY?

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Stop shifting so hard. your reverse gear is the same exact gear as your first, so if you shift hard and grind that gear a little then reverse will be harder to get into. you probably need your transmission rebuilt the harder your engine has to work the more its going to bogg down

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