I am assuming that since they were 5R plates they are going to need Mercon V. Through many years of experience the manufacturer developed and implemented several procedures that help to prolong the life of your transmission. This manual is directed towards the professional transmission technician, all builder notes and cautions should be adhered to in order to avoid mistakes or personal injury. This is a keeper I will refer to a lot! Also, get references from the shop and call the people. My oil lines go from the tranny into the side of the radiator driver side and then come back out. I might pay a neighbor mechanic to take it off for 100 bucks, but not sure.
Here's the retainer and the snap ring. Later models had the 3-4 shift inhibit solenoid added in 88. I also thought it might be helpful to others to chronicle this progess, which may take few months of stolen time. My Explorer has 240k miles on it. If any one has felt a clutch slip on a manual tranny, that's what it felt like. I'm sending 21 pictures in a few minutes.
Our remanufactured transmissions meet or exceed the guidelines set forth by the manufacturer. So with the rebuilder here on site, I am about to begin the rebuild. And hope you get lucky that you solved the prob. Tow only in D unless you are on the flat 4 Change the transmission fluid every 25,000 miles - and add magnets in the pan. At the best price possible! I'm guessing the retainer failed and it disassembled.
One of the major differences between the 6F35 and 6T40 applications is computer location. Remember, with that set-up, if you overheat your engine, you will overheat your tranny. I'm taking pictures of the components for a comparison post and the differences are numerous. For some reason I thought that the lines went into the radiator and back to the tranny. So from your list, it sounds like your changing some hard parts? No posts, but what looks like a chain link fence.
Debating adding a steel insert to a new center support mid section. This mod also allows the transmission to be used completely manually. The depth of the cases are the same ~13. Anyone have any clues as to what might be happening? I expect another 200,000 out of my rebuild. Flush the oil system 3.
After work, I drove from work to my parents house 5 miles. Just replacing a blown seal may not, in all liklihood be a lasting fix. I drove there and picked it up this weekend. I had to drive it today and now a new problem has arised. I heard there was an upgrade to it? This created an internal short in the system and the solenoid would stop working. Here's the link: My time is almost up!! I don't think it has a tow package because it had no hitchball or one of those thingamajigs forgot what they're called the weldment to attach hitches that's bolted to the frame. The governor bore work was probably overkill, but I was there and had the tool so I did it.
The Merica Eagle Commander 4R100. Whether I use the Superior, Transgo or another is still up in the air. With no prior experience or data to work with when it came to the new electronically controlled portions of the transmission, this transmission was sort of a test mule for Ford. This should be fun, stay tuned. Make sure you use the microfelt filter.
There are modifications and upgrades available to this tranny. Clutch plates are all the new 5R type with spiral grooves to sling oil. Solenoid operation and control are also different between 6F35 Generation 1 and 2. I have some Alto numbers. Moral - when it grinds. Old fluid can cause the transmission to shift funny or slip. I would get the new deep aluminum pan thats available- drain plug, you could tap it for a temp gauge and additional cooling.
As for tools, I'll be posting a list of tools shortly, but the only specialty ones that you really need to have that I can think of at the moment anyway are the pump alignment tool only needed if you if you remove the pump and a clutch spring compressor. I should give you all some background. United States Army Drill Sergeant J. I have no clue as to whether I'm gonna need special tools or maybe just some tools that will make life easier. I have only rebuilt a few auto transmissions, so consider myself a seasoned newbie. Ok finially, for this post, here is a side by side on the A4 center left and the new 5R: Well for now that's it.