Could it be the intermediate shaft retainer?
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1990 Ford Ranger Question: There is a rattle coming from the distributor shaft.What would cause this?
Answer #1your.mechanic November 11, 2012, 22:55Master
yes it could be
Replywaterman, November 12, 2012, 16:06Rookie
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.