Mechanics

FORD F-150 TRANSMISSION PROBLEM

2000 Ford F-150 • 66,000 miles

How to remove transmission
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January 1, 2013.




Place the selector lever in the NEUTRAL position.
Disconnect the battery ground cable.
Raise and support the vehicle.
If transmission disassembly is required, drain the transmission fluid.
On 4WD vehicles remove the transfer case.

Mark the driveshaft flange and pinion flange for correct alignment during installation.

Remove the rear driveshaft.

1 Remove the four bolts.
2 Remove the driveshaft.

Remove the starter mater.

On vehicles equipped with the 4.2L engine, remove the transmission inspection cover.

1 Remove the three bolts.
2 Remove the transmission inspection cover.

Remove the torque converter nuts.

Rotate the crankshaft/flexplate assembly to access all the nuts.

On vehicles equipped with 4.6L engines, remove the rubber plug to access the nuts.

Remove the four nuts.

Rotate the crankshaft/flexplate assembly to access all the nuts.

Disconnect the transmission shift linkage.

Disconnect the transmission coolant lines.

Disconnect the transmission electrical connectors.

1 Disconnect the digital Transmission Range (TR) sensor.
2 Disconnect the Output Shaft Speed (OSS) sensor.

Disconnect the solenoid body assembly electrical connector.
Position the High Lift Transmission Jack, under the transmission.
Remove the exhaust and crossmember.

Remove the fuel line bracket bolt.

Remove the transmission fill tube bolt from the back of the (RH) cylinder head.

Remove the upper transmission fluid fill tube.

On vehicles equipped with 4.2L engines, remove the nine transmission-to-engine bolts.

On vehicles equipped with 4.6L engines, remove the six transmission-to-engine bolts.

WARNING: The torque converter is heavy and may result in injury if it falls out of the transmission. Secure the torque converter in the transmission.

Install the Torque Converter Holding Tool.

Lower the transmission from the vehicle. Carry out transmission backflushing and cleaning.



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