The master cylinder quick disconnect popped out of the transmission hole where it links up to the internal slave cylinder in the tranmission. My warranty expired at 36,000 miles and my clutch slave cylinder failed at 37,000 miles. Found out the clutch safety switch connected to the pedal was the problem. Buying a used 2003 Ford F-150 transmission from a non-reliable dealer is an unnecessary risk. Check also our 2003 Ford F-150 manual transmission catalog. Changed out the rear gear to a positive traction 3.
If you are planning on towing with an automatic transmission…. Alright so I installed a new clutch package for someone buttons everything back up, bled the master cylinder and thought everything was good to go. Upon observation they found nothing. They did not come from any part of the transmission. I took it back into the shop that replaced my slave cylinder. Just to add this is a 2003 ford f150 4. I thought the clutch just needed an extra push so I pressed on the clutch hard and the quick disconnect popped out.
One of these pieces found its way between the gears on the counter shaft and broke one of the teeth, explaining the noise. When I pushed on the pedal hard it popped out and the center plastic piece holding the small O ring broke in half not the plastic sleeve on the outside on the quick disconnect. Why was the clutch pedal so hard? I was present when they opened up the transmission. No click, no wind, no turn of the flywheel. I took it to a private shop and had the slave cylinder replaced. If you're talking in terms of towing numbers, the F-150 has another class-leading capacity of 11,500 pounds.
Why is it rock solid? Thanks for the help guys. Id like to try this but the male end is now damaged. Went to start the car, turn the key and nothing happened. I left the old slave cylinder in the transmission and no the pressure plate is self adjusting it doesnt need to be fitted? I almost believe him, the male quick disconnect is not pushing completely up against the female end. Buy a recycled 2003 Ford F-150 transmission and save thousands of dollars. I went to bleed the master cylinder again and the O ring and a piece or plastic holding the Oring in popped out of the male end.
Somebody hit me because I didnt. As they pulled the transmission apart, they found mangled thin metal debris, some pieces as large as my thumbnail. I just read you have to adjust the clutch pressure plate on some models. Is the clutch not disengaging, is it stuck, was the quick disconnect reinstall incorrectly, did I install the clutch wrong? Of course fuel mileage did drop some. Regular Cab SuperCab SuperCrew 4x2 4x4 4x2 4x4 4x2 4x4 4.
Stock Number: I81506252G Fits: 2003 Ford F-150 Automatic Transmission; 8 Cyl, 330 cid 5. Did mine need to be adjusted? So here is the total weight capacity number of the Ford F-150. All wires were connected and battery was good. . I took it to a reputable transmission shop and told the shop that I wanted to be there when the transmission was opened up.
Our discount used 2003 Ford F-150 transmissions come directly from a dependable network of modern junk yards. The guys pissed I havent finished in the general time frame. The clutch pedal rod is stiff as a rock and wont go down far enough to complete the connection for the safety switch. The day after I got it back I periodically heard strange noises coming from the transmission. One shop told me the quick disconnect is 90% connected allowing bleeding but wont apply pressure to the slave. Mark mhpautos Ive read other forms with the same problem, they replace the slave and it doesnt solve the hard clutch problem.
After driving it for two more days the problem was extremely evident by the noises that were constant whenever I shifted as well as in neutral. Could the slave really sieze up that bad? I have a 2003 Ford F150 pickup, V6, 5-speed manual transmission. Hi there, If you can bleed the system the hydraulics are ok, so it must be a mechanical problem with a seized or damaged slave, this does not move when bleeding or a mechanical problem with the clutch pressure plate, the master is ok as it is moving to bleed fluid as is the connection as fluid is passing when bleeding. I thought being a new clutch it just needed more pressure to the pedal. After taking the entire transmission apart and inspecting all bearings and all other parts, they found that the pieces were a foreign material to the transmission.
We sell only high quality used Ford F-150 automatic transmissions, with 1-3 years warranty and free shipping. It actually works fine, heres the issue. . . . .
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