Here is a solution for the 94 ranger. it must be different because what was holding the release bearing on was a thin metal ring located at the closest part to you. you can see the ring when you push the bearing in. an extra ring came with my clutch kit. the ring can be removed by splitting its 2 layers with a flathead screwdriver and turning the driver to pop it off. its hard to get back on afterwards as you have to hold the spring down and try to put the ring on at the same time. you can easily take the whole thing out by removing the 2 bolts. then you can use your foot to hold the bearing in place while you work the ring back on.
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Hello Zachary, There is only one explanation that I can come up with for your situation. If your input shaft bushing or bearing is dirty or dry , that could cause the symptom of the clutch not releasing. Usually a dry or dirty input shaft bushing or bearing will make some kind of noise when the clutch pedal is depressed when the engine is running while shifting gears.
You need a new clutch. The clutch disc has worn out, now it's slipping on the flywheel. Clutch kit: new pressure plate, new clutch disc, new clutch release bearing, and new crankshaft pilot bushing- about $150-200, somewhere in that range..
The pressure plate and release bearing are worn out. You will need a new clutch disc, pressure plate and release bearing. You can either get an estimate from a garage or replace the parts yourself. To replace you will need a transmission jack and mechanics tools.Remove the drive line. Support the engine with a stand and block of wood. Remove the rear bracket. Position the jack under the transmission and loosen the clutch adjustment. Separate the linkages and release bearing fork . Remove the bolts surrounding the bell housing. Carefully back out and lower the transmission. Remove and replace the clutch assembly, and pilot shaft bushing (brass part at the center of the flywheel). You use a wooden dowel or a pilot shaft tool to orient the clutch disc inside the pressure plate while re-installing.
Check the clutch adjustment. If your system uses a clutch master cylinder, the release components are suspect.
Your description indicates that the clutch is not fully releasing. Worst case is new clutch and both bearings....not the end of the world but more costly than release systems..
The clutch is not adjustable,it is a fluid clutch.It has to be a leak,or the slave cylinder,and,or, the master cylinder are bad,It does not have to be leaking to be bad,but it is one of the two.Rate please,thank you.
Well to start, you need to remove the shifter from the transmission. Then remove the driveshaft. Then unplug the plugs from the side of the transmission and disconnect the clutch fluid line. Then remove the crossmember. Unbolt the bellhousing bolts. Then have a friend help you remove the transmission. Then unbolt the clutch.
Lift clutch pedal to uppermost position to disengage clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft.
Push clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft forward and unhook clutch release lever cable from clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft and allow it to slowly swing rearward.
Raise and support vehicle.
Remove clutch release lever dust shield.
Disconnect clutch release lever cable from clutch release shaft.
Remove retaining clip, then clutch release lever cable from flywheel housing.
Remove starter motor from flywheel housing, then engine rear plate to front lower flywheel housing bolts.
Remove flywheel housing back just far enough to clear clutch pressure plate, then remove housing.
Remove clutch release shaft from flywheel housing by pulling it through window in flywheel housing until retainer spring disengages from pivot.
Remove clutch release hub and bearing from clutch release shaft.
Loosen six clutch pressure plate bolts evenly to release spring tension gradually and avoid distorting clutch pressure plate. If same clutch pressure plate is to be installed, mark plate and flywheel so pressure plate can be installed in its original position.
Remove clutch pressure plate and clutch disc from flywheel.
Position clutch disc and pressure plate assembly on flywheel, noting following:
Three flywheel housing to block dowels on flywheel must be properly aligned with clutch pressure plate.
Bent, damaged or missing flywheel housing to block dowels must be replaced.
tart clutch pressure plate bolts but do not tighten.
Avoid touching clutch disc face, dropping parts or contaminating parts with oil or grease.
Align clutch disc using suitable alignment tool inserted in pilot bearing.
To avoid clutch pressure plate distortion, alternately tighten bolts a few turns at a time, until they are all tight, then tighten to specifications.
Install transmission to flywheel housing.
Install engine rear plate to flywheel front lower housing bolts, then connect clutch release cable to flywheel housing and connect retaining clip.
Connect clutch release lever cable to clutch release shaft, then install clutch release lever dust shield.
Install starter motor.
Lower vehicle, then install clutch release lever cable as follows:
Lift clutch pedal to disengage clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft.
Push clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft forward and hook end of clutch release lever cable over rear of clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft.
Cycle clutch pedal several times to adjust clutch release lever cable
Remove drive shaft,remove crossmember under transmission.Remove transmission and diconnect linkage.Remove bell housing,and clutch berring assembely.Remove bolts on pressure plate.Once this is done.Remove fly wheel for machineing.you will need a pilot shaft to alighn clutch assemblely.Possible one will come with new clutch and pressure plate.Reverse assemblely in same order remember to torque all your bolts with torque wrench.Take your time.
the noise was most likely a seized pressure plate release bearing it may have worn through the pressure plate or destroyed itself, remember to replace the hydraulic slave cylinder while you have it torn down for repair.
FORDS ARE OK if the noise u are hearing is going away when u press the clutch it sounds like it is comming from the gearbox. the gearbox stops turning wheh u hold the clutch in is the gearbox noisey when u dive it 1-2-3-4 this will let u know if the gearbox is worn
is oil level ok ? check it and transfere case