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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Tapping noise in all gears but 4th,. Also not while clutch

Customer Question

Tapping noise in all gears but 4th,. Also not while clutch pedal is down.
JA: Has the clutch been slipping? Are you having any trouble shifting?
Customer: No
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 1990 Bronco II
JA: Are you fixing your Bronco II yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing yet. I want to change the trans fluid and see idf that helps. Clutch only has 30K miles but 8 years old.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 8 months ago.

Hi. You could have a cracked flywheel or throwout bearing that is going bad. When the clutch pedal is in, you are seperating the transmission from the engine. I think you will need to remove the transmission to get a look. Or try to peek in around where the line goes in the for throwout bearing.