1990 Ford Ranger Q&A

1990 Ford Ranger Question: There is a rattle coming from the distributor shaft.What would cause this?

Could it be the intermediate shaft retainer? -
Answer 1
yes it could be -
Comment 1
Should I remove the oil pump in order to replace the shaft? Would this problem be affecting my oil pressure and fuel mileage? My engine makes a clicking noise and my gas mileage is less than 15 mpg. -