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What other cars could fit my engine?

The only other direct swap would be the 2003 Ford Ranger. That is what the interchange guide states. You may be able to use a different year Ranger or B2300 if you swap over everything but the block and head....

Cylinder 2 misfire

You need to pull out the coil and check to see if there is oil in the spark plug hole, or on the plug wire boot. If there is, then replace the valve cover and spark plug boots after cleaning...

My clutch engages but my truck is still hard to get into gear 2003 Mazda B2300

Hi. It sounds like you are having a problem with the clutch hydraulic system. If the clutch appears to be engaging and not slipping then the hydraulic system is not fully disengaging the clutch which makes it hard to change...

Is it OK to change to synthetic oil in the winter

You can switch the oil back and forth as much as you want without a problem as long as when you have the oil change (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/change-oil-and-filter) done you use the correct viscosity of oil for the engine. There is no...

Car won't start, sat for months

Hello. You are on the right track with testing the starter (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/starter-replacement) to see if it works. It is also possible that the battery has a bad cell in it and is not strong enough to start the car. I...

locks up at high rpm then able to free up and run again

The problem may be the transmission pilot bearing for the transmission input shaft on the back of the crankshaft seizing up or the input shaft on the transmission seizing. If it is not the transmission, then it is the internal...

Coolant leak at front of engine

Coolant can leak from a variety of places. The only way to be certain is to see exactly where it's coming from. Large leaks are pretty easy to find. Small leaks may require special tools to locate. Some leaks are...

My car clicks once and won't start.

Prior to performing diagnostics be sure that you have a fully, 100% charged battery that passes a load test (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/battery-is-dead-inspection). Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. If the immobilizer...

Tail lights turning signal, interior lights aren’t working.

All of these electrical faults can be quickly resolved if you request an electrical diagnostic (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/electrical-components-are-not-working-inspection). With regard to the taillights, if the fuse has blown again there is likely a short circuit or very high resistance in the circuit....

No fuel flow from tank

It sounds like you may have a faulty fuel pump (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/fuel-pump-replacement) or a bad fuel pump relay (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/fuel-pump-relay-replacement). The relay wires should have ground on two wires, power on one wire and switched power on another wire. To activate the...

Loss of power, screeching noise

Hello. It sounds like the battery (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/battery-replacement) and/or alternator (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/alternator-replacement) is malfunctioning and causing your vehicle to have electrical issues. If the battery is weak or the alternator is overcharging or undercharging the system, it will cause a lack of...

Automatic slips into neutral

Hello. This transmission issue is a serious problem, because eventually the transmission will stop working. The transmission could stop working in the next couple of months or longer. It is possible that there is a problem with the valve body...

Unknown white box behind glovebox.

Does the box seem to be attached to the A/C blower box? This sounds like the blend door or fresh air door actuator for the A/C blower case. It may have been cut because, when they go bad, they make...

Gears grinding in truck.

This is a very common problem. There is a problem with the synchronizer for 3rd gear inside your transmission. The synchronizer helps the gears mesh properly when changing gears. When a synchronizer goes bad the gears cannot mesh correctly so...

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