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Old 01-17-2008
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Is this Normal or I need to change .....

The motor mounts, every time i put the truck in reverse or D i feel the engine movement, also i feel every gear change when I am driving, is a really hard pull, is that normal on the rangers????

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check your mounts, and also check you u-joints.
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check ur u-joint and ur trans fluid.
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ok, thanks,

Now are the U-joint the same as the CV joint??? and the fluid level is good.
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No, they are not the same but do the same job. Here is a cool little pic of a u joint, they are on both ends of the driveshaft.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_joint


edit: I was reading that link and found something cool:

"It was the American car manufacturer Henry Ford who gave it the name universal joint."
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