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2005 Ford Ranger Edge Reg Cab 112 WB

2005 Ford Ranger
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6' Styleside
18 mpg city / 23 mpg hwy
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August 28, 2013, 1:29 pm

Pink H

Question: how to bleed my clutch on my 97 ford ranger XLT

I have replaced the clutch, bearings and pressure plate. I also put a new slave cylinder and clutch master cylinder on this vehicle. However, I cannot get the vehicle clutch to bleed to allow the transmission to go into gear. I have tried everything humanly possible to bleed the system. However, the clutch remains spongy and it is still hard to go into gear. Any advice on how to fix this problem that I am experiencing

September 2, 2013, 7:45 am

Ron W
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I'd need to see the vehicle to figure it out. Sounds like the pin in the end of the slave cylinder may not be seated properly into the pressure plate (but that's just a guess)

There are probably online sources with instruction guides on the internet. Google "free online repair guides" and you should be able to find some service information.

If you need a step by step procedure, you will have to buy a service manual for the vehicle.

Also check youtube as many people have posted videos of simple repairs

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