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I test drove a used 2001 4 cylinder ford ranger with 98K miles on it today. The truck drove and shifted fine but the clutch felt hard to depress. Is the clutch suppose to be so hard to depress or is there a problem with it?

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  • Red Eagle Sep 26, 2009

    Thanks for your response.

    Let's put describe it like this:

    The current 1997 4 cyl ford ranger that I've been driving for 12 years now (with no major problems thankfully) has a clutch that feels like a butter knife cutting through hot butter.

    This 2001 ranger's clutch makes me feel like I'm cutting through a summer sausage with a butter knife.
    It takes alot more leg muscle it seems.

    But... even if the clutch has a problem, what would be the range of possible costs to fix it? (anywhere from $50 to $500 for example?) Thanks again.

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Well thats subjective? how hard is it? it should not be where you have to strain to push the pedal.

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