Re: 99 ranger clutch squeal
thanks for the reply. can you spell out what T.O. is?
"johanb" <ollieb1oREMOVE@THIScs.com> wrote in message
> "Gary & Emily" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> forgot to post this possibility: could it be a belt slipping. seems to
>> more noticable when i let out the clutch a little too fast (i have a bad
>> habit of doing that). it is not a continual noise - just a slit second
>> squeal when i dis-engage the clutch starting in first gear.
>> "Gary & Emily" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> > hi, my 99 ranger (manual transmission) has been making a sqealing
>> > noise
>> > when i let out the clutch in first gear - it used to be more noticable
>> > colder weather but it was also happening regular this past summer.
>> > seems
>> > like it may be beginning to make a little squeal from first to second
>> > now. of course the truck is out of warranty but i did take in in
>> > earlier
>> > this year for various fluid changes including transmission fluid
>> > change.
>> > it did not reduce the squeal. it has fairly new tires on it and has
>> > all the scheduled maintenance done since i bought the truck new in
>> > 1999.
>> > there does not seem to be any difference in clutch engagement or
>> > else - just the noise. i don't drive the truck that much (42000 miles
>> > since 99) and would surely like to figure out what is going on before i
>> > damage. i have delusions of being a home mechanic but have not idea
>> > to start. i google searched this newsgroup and did see a couple
>> > postings
>> > with identical description of this problem but there were no replies.
>> > please someone give a few suggestions on what it could possibly be.
>> > thanks,
>> > gw