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Discussion in 'Ford Ranger - Mazda B-Series Forum' started by fatmac, June 18, 2011.

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  1. fatmac

    fatmac New Member

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    I am replacing a clutch in a 94 Ford Ranger. I have the driveshaft out, the starter is removed. Rear crossmember is out. What I need to know is how to disconnect the supply line from the slave cylinder. Then I will need to address the top tow bolts and do some grunt work. I have gotten much older since the last time I have done this on my Falcon. Had way more room back then.
    Thanks
    Jack
     
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    RangerX Elite Ranger Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Right before the clutch line enters the tranny, there's a coupling with a white plastic ring in it. You need to push that ring in towards the tranny until you can't see it, then you can pull the line apart. There's a special tool, but I used a small flat screwdriver. You can also search here for more info.
    To reach the top two bolts, lower the tranny down a few inches to give yourself more room, and use a rachet with 2-3 feet of extensions. Really! It helps to have a helper to guide the socket onto the bolts.
    I hear ya on the age thing.
    Welcome to the forum!
     
  4. fatmac

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    Thanx

    I want to thank you for your input. That did the trick, but after trying to get to the top two bolts I threw in the towel. I have a friend that runs a car lot and has a mechanic which has done work for me in the past. He got the job he has the tools and a lift and a tranny jack. I'll just stick to the stuff I can get to, lol.
    Again thanks to all!!
    Jack
     

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