It sounds like it may be low on fluid, or maybe a dirty filter. Depending on how the vehicle is operated (Hot Roddded, Lead Foot, etc.) it could even be the clutches. The best way to find out is to pull the dipstick and check the fluid. This is while the engine is running, the vehicle is warmed up, and in park, on level ground. Pull the dipstick out, and wipe it off on white paper towels. Does it look brown? If so, this would be a danger sign letting you know that the transmission needs to be rebuilt, or replaced. If the fluid is red, almost a candy color red, then the transmission is probably ok, but the fluid is probably low. Put the stick back in, and pull it back out again. See where the fluid level is on the stick. There are two marks, and it should fall somewhere in between, if not, closer to the upper mark. If that is ok, then you need to find a trustworthy shop, or a friend that knows how to change transmission filters, because this would be your next step. If the fluid is low, have some put in to see if that fixes your problem. Then find the leak.
( Motorcraft MERCON V ) automatic transmission fluid according to the 1998 Ford Ranger owners manual
In a 1998 Ford Ranger , 5 speed manual transmission : ( Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid , according to the Owner Guide )
that sounds like your transsion you should have it looked at although you can drive it with out reverse for quite a while
According to the 1998 Ford Ranger Owner Guide : The 5 speed manual transmission takes ( 2.8 U.S. quarts of Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid )
The 5 speed manual transmission in a 1998 Ford Ranger ( in North America ) takes Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid
the reverse switch in the transmission
The 1998 Ford Ranger 5 speed manual transmission takes 2.8 quarts ( 2.65 liters ) of Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid ( YES - ATF ) according to the owners manual
It holds 9.8 quarts. If you are changing the fluid make sure you use Dexron V fluid, which is the oem fluid.
If it's the same as the 1998 Ford Ranger , the 5 speed manual transmission takes Motorcraft MERCON ATF ( automatic transmission fluid )
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According to the 1998 Ford Ranger Owner Guide ( for North America ) The 5 speed manual transmission takes ( 2.65 liters / 2.8 U.S. quarts of Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid )
Manual transmission fluid type ....... MERCON automatic transmission fluid. - Haynes Manual #36071 - 1993-2005 Ford Ranger Pick-ups.
Ford specifies Mercon Automatic Transmission fluid in the manual trans.
According to the owners manual , the 5 - speed manual transmission on a 1998 Ford Ranger takes 2.8 quarts ( 2.65 liters ) of Motorcraft MERCON ATF ( automatic transmission fluid )
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Have you checked the fluid level? Have you changed the filter and fluid as normal maintenance?
Do you have the 5 speed manual version or the automatic? If it is the manual version then its just because you are letting out of the clutch too fast