Dropped something down my engine help

Discussion in '1998 - 2011 Ford Ranger' started by erro, Nov 27, 2018.

  1. erro

    erro New Member

    98 ford ranger 4.0 efi v6 well I was trying to replace gaskets had friend helping and dropped a razor blade down the engine when cleaning tools up to start putting everything back together.
    I was wonder about what options I have to retrieve it with out going crazy and removing the cam shaft any advice is greatly appreciated
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  3. Jamey E

    Jamey E Member

    Magnet???
     
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    erro

    erro New Member

    Unfortunately I haven’t found a small enough bending magnet to fit. I am how ever going to attempt to make my own.
     
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    erro

    erro New Member

    I got it
     
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  6. DeanMk

    DeanMk Member

    Erro,

    how did you get it out?
     
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    erro

    erro New Member

    Oops I thought I posted the picture
    I bought a small spool of some what stiff wire and a magnet with a hole at Home Depot.


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  8. DeanMk

    DeanMk Member

    Right on. Way to use yer noggin'! -b
     
  9. Jamey E

    Jamey E Member

    Sweet!!
     

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