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Can I adjust the clutch on a 1992 Ford Ranger with a hydraulic clutch,if so, how?
Hi there. It is possible to adjust a hydraulic clutch, but only if you've bled the lines fully. This video shows how to adjust the pedal. If you can smell clutch dust, it's more likely that clutch discs are burning...
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There is a circuit bored chip underneath the distributor rotor in my 1992 dodge Dakota is it suppose to be loose
Hi there. The plate inside the distributor is typically held down by the rotor on your particular year of Dodge, but to my knowledge there is not a screw that keeps it down. So, if it's loose, it's likely that...
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1992 Plymouth Grand Caravan 3.3 V-6 Heavy off idle miss. Smooths out at higher rpm.
Hi there. To be honest, you lost us at swapped ECU twice with junkyard units. The problem with replacing OEM ECU and not having them correctly programmed by the dealership is that any realistic chance of diagnosing a misfire issue...
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I have a '92 Subara Legacy wagon that was recently stolen and recovered. Is it possible to have an ignition kill switch installed?
Hi there. The problem with installing aftermarket ignition switch components, beside the fact that we can't offer tips or suggestions on how to install them, is the potential for major electrical problems and glitches to occur. You might want to...
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1992 Plymouth Caravan 3.3 V-6 Heavy off idle miss. Smooths out at higher rpm.
Hi there. We saw your post yesterday and are inclined to provide the same information today. I think you may misunderstand the purpose of this free Ask a Mechanic Q & A. This platform is to provide general automotive repair...
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I have 92 Toyota Camry. Oily smoke comes from the back of the engine bay
you probably have an oil leak at the valve cover gasket that is dripping on the hot exhaust pipe. When the pipe gets hot enough to boil the oil it makes a nasty smelling smoke. You should have it corrected...
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I changed radiator in a 92 lexus ls300 now the tranny is slipping and i add fluid to compensate for loss.
If the transmission fluid level is correct, then the present slippage is merely a coincidence insofar as the timing of the radiator repair. But, you indicate difficulty determining the fluid level. The fluid level should be definitively determined first as...
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Motor mounts
Hi There, I would certainly recommend checking the other remaining motor and transmission mounts since these are all part of what balances the motor in the chassis and keeps it from vibrating. As you know, these motor mounts are typically...
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92 nissan maxima stalling problems
You should first replace the fuel filter and see if this helps condition. If filter does not help then have fuel pressure checked to see if the fuel pump is producing enough pressure and have it replaced if below specifications....
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My 92 Nissan Maxima is shaking/vibrating; loss of acceleration especially trying to up hills. I've changed air filter.
With a twenty five year old car, it really could be anything. So you have to start with the basics. The air filter was a good beginning, but other maintenance items like the fuel filter, spark plugs and ignition wires...
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Engine dies and backfires
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem that may be getting an inconsistent amount of fuel to the motor, which may be what is causing the backfiring and the bogging down. A faulty or leaking...
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One of my fuel injector burned out what's wrong?
If you are referring to the electrical solenoid within the injector, like any electrical part it can fail due to degradation of the insulation, wire breaks and so forth. The injector can be tested while still on the car and...
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Hard to start. Makes click noise once running amp gauge is nuts bouncing around. Good battery, good alternator built in volt reg
This is an electrical issue which might be due to poor vehicle grounding and/or excessive voltage drops in one or more circuits, apparently including the starting circuit. As far as the battery, if a load test was performed on the...
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I was driving my 92 grand Marquis on the highway and all of a sudden it stopped tried cranking back up just click changed alternat
Hi there. When you turn the ignition key and you hear a clicking sound, it's due to one of three things. First, the ignition relay is damaged. Second, the starter relay is damaged. Third, the starter itself is damaged or...
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I have a crank no start issue. I'm not getting any spark
It seems like you have addressed the common culprits that can cause a no spark situation. However another component that is a common failure point in Acura / Honda products of that era is the ignitor. The ignition ignitor is...
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Car is squealing but not when a/c is off, no power when pressing on gas, hesitates to get fuel & has horrible gas mileage& more
Hi there. I think your best bet is to have one of our professional mechanics come to your location and complete a car is getting poor gas mileage inspection. This will allow them to inspect your fuel system and ignition...
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Left front blinker won't blink when the lights are on or parking lights
Be sure the bulb filament is intact, although if the turn signal works, as you say, when the headlights or parking lights are off, the filament is probably OK. For some reason, the turn signal circuit is being interrupted by...
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After everytime i fuel up, my truck wont start but then hours later it will. Im currently waiting on itto start again. Any ideas
Hi there. What you are describing is typically an indication of an EVAP system leak or failure. The EVAP system is designed to remove excessive gasoline / diesel vapor that is trapped in the fuel cell. It also filters these...
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Transmission does not shift properly
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...

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