Smoking transmission


Asked by Nov 01, 2013 at 05:44 PM about the 1991 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab 4WD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have 1991 ford ranger xlt 4x4 2.9L 5speed I was on my way home from work and she started smoking from the transmission  I pulled over quickly so what happened I still have gears 1thur3 but no 4th or 5th

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Tom Demyan

You probably have a major leak and low on fluid, and you burned up the trans. Rebuild time.

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