How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask HDGENE Your Own Question

HDGENE
HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 3496
Experience:  23 years Auto experience, Ford ,GM, Chrysler, Asian & European
Type Your Ford Question Here...
HDGENE is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How do I install a pressure clutch plate on a 94 ford ranger 3.0

Customer Question

How do I install a pressure clutch plate on a 94 ford ranger 3.0
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  HDGENE replied 4 years ago.
Do you need the whole clutch/trans removal and replament? Is it 4x4 or 4x2?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
It is a 4x2 3.0 6 cylinder manual 5 speed. I only need to replace the pressure clutch plate although someone told me I should probably get the flywheel resurfaced. I just need to keep the truck running right now. It is still running but when I am going down the road at a constant speed every once in a while it sounds like the engine revving up with no increase in speed. I have talked to a couple mechanics and they all said it sounds like the clutch plate is slipping. This is what I would like instructions on. Detailed instructions that would allow me to replace it.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I am assuming I just need the pressure clutch plate replaced. Whenever I did a search for that online I kept coming up with "clutch kit." It was recommended that I resurface the flywheel, so if that would not be part of the instructions in replacing the clutch plate I woud like to know how to do that. Please be advised that I am basically asking for instructions that are detailed enough that an intelligent person with no prior experience would be able to use and get the job done.
Expert:  HDGENE replied 4 years ago.

Ok you probably have a leaking slave cylinder/hydraulic throwout bearing.The bearing pushes against the pressure plate to engage and disengage the clutch disc. The disc is most likely worn down and slipping.when you replace the clutch you replace the clutch as a kit with the pressure plate,clutch disc and the slave cylinder will come seperately on this model and need to be bled. You will need to remove the transmission to gain access to the clutch which is alot of work. The flywheel should be resurfaced if it looks in rough shape. The pilot bearing will come with the clutch if it is a complete kit.

 

My recommendation for a complete how to on removing the trans and the clutch is to go to www.autozone.com and registering for free, they have a full selection of online repair guides that give you step by step instructions. You should have a 4.0 liter engine not a 3.0 on a 94 model.

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • AlvinC answered a question about my Ford truck that only someone with an in-depth knowledge of his subject would have known what was going on. Rich D USA
< Last | Next >
  • AlvinC answered a question about my Ford truck that only someone with an in-depth knowledge of his subject would have known what was going on. Rich D USA
  • Because of your expertise, you armed me with enough ammunition to win the battle with the dealer. They are installing a fuel filter and fuel pump at no charge to me. Molly USA
  • I needed help with my car on Saturday morning....got a response in 5 minutes, and it was the perfect solution. Thanks again to your service. Jason V. Kirkland, WA
  • I do know, after going though this with JustAnswer, that I can somewhat trust my mechanic but I will always contact you prior to going there. BR New Jersey
  • I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry. Stephanie P Elm City, NC
  • used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future. David L. Richmond, TX
  • 9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much. Phil Marysville, CA
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Ron's Avatar

    Ron

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    20036
    23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/FO/fordguy4u/2011-12-17_222940_HPIM1257.64x64.JPG Ron's Avatar

    Ron

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    20036
    23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/MU/muddyford/2012-6-13_1204_1.64x64.png Chris (aka- Moose)'s Avatar

    Chris (aka- Moose)

    Ford Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    21378
    16 years experience with Ford.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/JM/jmcdo28/2012-2-23_01655_resized.64x64.jpg John Mc's Avatar

    John Mc

    Ford Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    5493
    19 years Ford Lincoln Mercury experience
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/wmarti7/2009-4-18_04332_Avatar.jpg Chuck's Avatar

    Chuck

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1684
    33 Years Experience,Ford Senior Master,ASE Master,L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/CR/crzydrvr00/2013-11-3_12123_246347.64x64.jpg Richard's Avatar

    Richard

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1505
    12 years at a Ford Lincoln/Mercury and Jaguar dealer as a technician and shop foreman.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/BA/baddad1/2013-8-30_131413_11848761610058140852271553042976n.64x64.jpg Mike V.'s Avatar

    Mike V.

    Auto Service Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    767
    25 years experience on all makes and models, Licensed NYS Inspector.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/lostrider/2009-9-26_23144_php4VNWAA_c1PM1.jpg lostrider's Avatar

    lostrider

    Ford Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    2940
    ASE Master Technician, Ford Senior Master Technician,Diesel certified, ASE Master, 22 yrs FORD exp.