1995 Ford F-150 Noise while clutch engaged

  • 1995 FORD F-150

Noises problem
1995 Ford F150 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 172000 miles

I have a 2wd ford f-150. There is a squeaking noise while the clutch is engaged and the throttle is pressed. It stops when I let off the gas. There is also a vibration that starts at about 35 mph. If I let off the gas or push the clutch in the vibration stops. Both the noise and vibration occur only when the clutch is engaged. If it were a bad U-joint wouldn't it vibrate and make noise whether the clutch is engaged or not? Is it more likely a transmission output shaft bearing/bushing?

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Sunday, November 16th, 2008 AT 10:26 PM

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Hi there,

if this noise is constant with the clutch be pressed I feel it will be a faulty release bearing, try pussing in the clutch slowly and if the noise starts with the clutch pressure coming on, it will be the release bearing.

Mark (mhpautos)

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