The converter could also be damaged and it will surely create a huge mess. Use a small round file to remove any burs. The converter is very heavy and filled with fluid — if it falls, it could injure you or your assistant. Carefully remove the bolts that hold the transmission case to the engine block. You might start to notice spinning without your truck actually moving forward or your transmission slipping in and out of gear while you drive. Similar to most automatic overdrive transmissions of that time, this transmission incorporates a case of aluminum construction, a fully electronic valve body and a lockup torque converter.
To remove the top bell housing bolts, if you have not already done so, lower the transmission jack so that the rear of the transmission drops down and away from the undercarriage of the vehicle. Also, when pulling the lines out, be careful not to lose the thin metal washers. Just pull it out and away from the bell housing so that it does not interfere with the removal of the transmission. Note: You should be placing nuts and bolts in their labeled containers as you remove them. To prevent the vehicle from rolling away, the parking brake was engaged in combination with a wheel block being placed in the front and rear of the vehicle.
For added safety, place a jack stand directly under the rear of the transmission to serve as a hard stop. To make this task easier, remove some or all of the spark plugs from the engine. Dealer notified, and informed consumer that recall repairs were already done, and reoccurring repairs would be at consumer's cost. Do not allow starter to hang by the starter wiring. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-858-7269. Any starter bolts that are not removed now will be removed later from underneath. Then you take off 5 or 6 bolts that holds th … e rotor on itself.
First, start with the drive shaft, then the transfer case, and then the front cross member holding up the front axle or shift on the fly hub locker. Re-attach the pan with a couple of bolts to hold it in place. If you have a lot of play, two to three inches of play at the steering wheel you may have to replace the rack. Ford's customer service center said there is nothing they can do and did not want to discuss anything with me or the tranny shop to find out more. Also check the dowel pins on the engine and the dowel pin holes on the transmission as they also must be clean and free of burs.
Caution: Some hydraulic floor jacks are very sensitive when lowering and can drop suddenly. Once the crossover pipe is removed, look closely at the exhaust pipe, the section of the exhaust system that includes the catalytic converter and muffler to determine if it also needs to be removed. Install the transmission oil filler dipstick tube. If you have an electronic 4x4 then there is one more plug. Not flushing the cooler lines is the 1 cause of early failure of a newly rebuilt or remanufactured transmission into a vehicle. Jack up your truck and safely support using jack stands! It was also found in the pickup truck. It should separate from the engine easily.
Keeping nuts, bolts, washers, clamps, etc. They were just concerned that the vehicle was out of warranty!!! Just look at the transmission and see what needs to come off. Hi, I had a 89 f-150 4x4 300 inline six. It was as if the transmission were shifted into neutral. I have there are 2 ways.
Move the cable end away from the battery post. I believe this to be a factory defect, as I have heard of other people having trouble with Ford transmissions. . I'm not sure it will work but you could try. Using a floor jack, lift the front of the vehicle and secure with jack stands.
Lower the vehicle to the ground. After you remove the dust cap, you'll see a cotter key holding a washer in place. A number of different bed lengths were available as well, including both a short great for urban living and long great for the farm bed. Note: When lowering the transmission in order to give you the added work space needed to remove the top bell housing bolts, the weight of the transmission still needs to be supported by the jack. Plug in any top side electrical connectors and vacuum hoses.
Having a bed on the back to haul around your belongings was only a bonus. Another thought : Could I pull the intake manifold and heads off to get to the engine to tran bolts, then install a remanfactured short block, bolt it to the trans, then install the heads and intake manifold. Please make sure that you get the correct trans for the truck for your final choice. Said all I have to do is pull the fuel injection assembly off the 4. Having to remove parts of the exhaust after the transmission is separated from the engine is much more difficult. You can leave the locking hub in place. It's best to get all the containers or baggies labeled before starting the job.