How to Replace the Clutch in a 1988 Ford Ranger?

Answer It is easy to tell when your truck needs a new clutch -- it's difficult to accelerate, especially from a standstill or when moving a heavy load, because the clutch disc is slipping against the flyw... Read More »

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How to Install a 1988 Ford Ranger Clutch Slave Cylinder?

The clutch slave cylinder in your 88 Ranger is the part of the hydraulic clutch assembly that pushes the pressure plate against the clutch disc, causing the clutch to engage. Fluid flowing from the... Read More »

How to Bleed the Slave Cylinder on the Clutch of a 1988 Ford Ranger?

The 1988 Ford Ranger came with several engine options, including both automatic and manual transmissions. The manual transmission uses a hydraulic clutch that allows the driver to smoothly change b... Read More »

How to Replace the Alternator on a 1988 Ford Ranger?

Alternators provide electrical power for the engine, engine accessories and creature comforts in automobiles. If the alternator fails, the vehicle can run on battery power for a short time, until t... Read More »

How to Replace the Headlight Switch in a 1988 Ford Ranger?

The headlight switch in the 1988 Ford Ranger is located to the left of the steering wheel on the dash. The switch is mounted by two screws and will not take very long to replace. In addition to the... Read More »