Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Small Chassis Trucks > Ranger & B-Series
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Ranger & B-Series All Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series modelsSPONSORED BY:

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 11-29-2009, 11:17 PM
rutang's Avatar
rutang rutang is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Willamette Valley
Posts: 155
rutang is starting off with a positive reputation.
Loose Gear Shift On 5 Speed Manual???

Hi, I am a long time Ford truck fan but just got my first little truck. It is a 1994 Ford Ranger XLT (Extended Cab). It has a 5 speed manual transmission. Anyways I drove it home after buying it and it made alot of weird noises in the transmission. Plus the gear shift has a ton of play in it even when in gear and today if finally just gave out... the shift is just completely loose and I can't get it into any gear at all. What does this sound like? Something loose in the linkage or transmission gone out? Thanks for any insight or help!
Rusty
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-30-2009, 07:30 AM
dorman68 dorman68 is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 86
dorman68 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Sounds like your transmission ran out of fluid. The 5-speed manuals in the about 1992 & up Rangers have issues with the shift rail plugs seeping fluid as the trucks get older. I have replaced them on my truck already. I would first start by checking the fluid level and condition in your transmission. If you do a google search for Ranger shift rail plugs you'll find plenty of info.
__________________
1993 Ford Ranger 2.3L - 2WD, 5-Speed -148,000 miles(slow as dog dirt)
1994 Ford Ranger 2.3L - 2WD, AT - 155,000 miles(sold)
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-30-2009, 08:02 AM
powersmoked's Avatar
powersmoked powersmoked is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 1,689
powersmoked is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
the recomended fluid is Mercon.
__________________
2004 Edge, Ext Cab, 3.0 vin#U, 2wd, M5OD, AC, 100k, chasing a misfire #4, also an occasional P0316.


Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2009, 08:02 AM
Reply

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Small Chassis Trucks > Ranger & B-Series

Tags
1994, f150, ford, gear, gearshift, loose, manual, problems, ranger, shift, shifter, speed, transmission, transmisssion, truck

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:49 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup