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

 

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waterman, 2.9L V6, Marion, NC, November 09, 2012, 17:41
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Could it be the intermediate shaft retainer?

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    your.mechanic November 11, 2012, 22:55
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    yes it could be

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    waterman, November 12, 2012, 16:06
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    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.

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