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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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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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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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My headlight bulb came loose and has now melted into the side of the metal fixture it plugs into. What do I do
Hi there. The main part that contains the headlight bulb is called a headlight assembly. In most cases, when the headlight bulb melts inside or is 'welded' of fused to the inside of the assembly, it's best to replace the...
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I was wondering how much it would cost to get my valve lifters replaced in my car or if its easier to do my self
Hi There, It sounds like the oil leak could be contributing to the fluctuation in oil pressure depending on how severe it may be. Additionally, you may have an oil pump that may not be functioning properly that may also...
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ABS light is showing
This may be an issue of a faulty ABS control module or possibly faulty wheel sensors. The ABS control module controls the activation of the ABS system based upon inputs from the ABS wheel sensors. When this module is not...
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Just changed the water pump in my 92 chevy caprice and now it overheats
Hi there. In some cases, an overheating issue can be caused after installing a new water pump if there is an obstruction inside the cooling system (like debris or engine sludge), air bubbles in the cooling lines or if the...
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Why wont my transmission go into fifth gear for my 40 volvo
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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HI, I HAVE REPLACE A CRANKSHAFT REAR MAIN SEAL BY TOYOTA LAND CRUISER FJ 80 1992
Hi there. The rear crankshaft seal requires the removal of many ancillary parts to gain access and complete correctly. Unfortunately, due to this fact, our mobile mechanics are not able to offer this service; so we're unable to provide you...
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Why wont my transmission go into fifth gear for my 40 volvo
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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Charging system warning light.
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...

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