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Old 04-06-2008
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Hey guys I have a question

I have a 2.3L 4 cyl XLT 96 ranger , the transmission shift really hard mostly on 1 and 2 gear (is a auto) know my uncle told me (he give me the car and told me that I needed just to change the transmission mount, which I did and still shifting hard) that the previous owner have change the transmission and the one the truck have now is a retarded transmission, now my question is;

IT if is true that this truck may have a retarded transmission ? I have no clue I have never hear about a retarded tranny.

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Try replacing the modulator.Remove the vac line from it first to see if it's leaking tranny fluid.
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Old 04-07-2008
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ok, now also another ? where is the modulator located, I am new to this truck and I am learning about his parts..lol
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ok, I change the engine mounts (which they where completely gone) and the truck still shift hard, this is really annoying so i would like to fix it ASAP, i feel that my neck is going to break LOLOL
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tranny fluid check and or change it
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ok, ill try that this weekend and Ill see what happen ..

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