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Ron
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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It knocks when changing gears, but run smooth after that. i

Customer Question

it knocks when changing gears, but run smooth after that. i dont feel any slipping of the gears.
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: original transmission. no i haven't checked the brake switch. where would that be?
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2001 ford ranger xlt
JA: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: just bought it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 1 month ago.

Hello, let me revire your request. Please stand by.

Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 1 month ago.

Did the check engine light come on?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
engine light is on
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 1 month ago.

Did it come on similar time as the transmission issue?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
i just bought it today
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 1 month ago.

No problem. Did you check the transmission fluid level and if any metal shavings present?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 1 month ago.

Do you have a way to read the check engine light on?