Ford Mustang Service Manual: Cable and Bracket

External Controls (Description and Operation)

The transmission shift cable transfers the transmission operating mode from the gearshift lever to the automatic transmission (7003). The indicated position of the transmission floor mounted selector lever is transferred to the transmission through the cable and down to the manual control lever on the transmission.

Shift Interlock System

The brake/shift interlock mechanism is used on vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission.

This system is used to prevent shifting from PARK unless the brake pedal is depressed. The brake/shift interlock system consists of an actuator attached to the key interlock assembly and necessary wiring. The shift lock actuator is energized when the ignition switch is turned to the run position, locking the floor mounted transmission range selector lever in the PARK position. When the brake pedal is depressed, the shift lock actuator is deactivated and the floor mounted transmission range selector lever can be moved out of the PARK position.

Transmission Control Switch (TCS)

The transmission control switch (TCS) is a momentary contact switch that is located on the floor mounted transmission range selector lever. Pushing the TCS will either disengage or engage the overdrive function of the automatic transmission. If the OVERDRIVE is disengaged, the word O/D OFF will illuminate on the instrument cluster.

    Brake Shift Interlock Actuator
    External Controls (Description and Operation) The transmission shift cable transfers the transmission operating mode from the gearshift lever to the automatic transmission (7003). The indicated posit ...

    Selector Lever
    External Controls (Description and Operation) The transmission shift cable transfers the transmission operating mode from the gearshift lever to the automatic transmission (7003). The indicated posit ...

    Other materials:

    Deactivation
    Deactivation WARNING: Always wear safety glasses when repairing an air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) vehicle and when handling an air bag module. This will reduce the risk of injury in the event of an accidental deployment. WARNING: Ca ...

    Installation
    Removal NOTE: This procedure applies to both the LH and RH halfshafts. 1. CAUTION: The vehicle must be on level ground and at curb height. Mark the rear shock absorber relative to the protective sleeve. During installation, raise the suspension to this re ...

    Removal
    Removal Convertible 1. For removal of the back window glass, refer to Section. Coupe WARNING: To prevent glass splinters from entering eyes or cutting hands, wear safety glasses and heavy gloves when cutting glass from the vehicle. 2. Remove the ...