Ford Mustang Service Manual: Diagnostics

Transmission Description (Description and Operation)

The 4R70W has the following features:

  • Wide ratio gears
  • Four speeds
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Automatic
  • Electronic shift
  • Torque converter clutch control
  • Line pressure controls

The transmission uses Ravigneaux-style double-pinion gearset with two bands, one one-way roller clutch, one mechanical diode and four friction clutches to produce four forward gears and Reverse.

4R70W Automatic Transmission

Identification Tags


    Torque Converter Diagnosis
    Transmission Description (Description and Operation) The 4R70W has the following features: Wide ratio gears Four speeds Rear wheel drive Automatic Electronic shift Torque conver ...

    Output State Control (OSC) Mode
    Transmission Description (Description and Operation) The 4R70W has the following features: Wide ratio gears Four speeds Rear wheel drive Automatic Electronic shift Torque conver ...

    Other materials:

    Universal Joints
    Driveshaft (Description and Operation)   NOTE: All driveshaft assemblies are balanced. If undercoating the vehicle, protect the driveshaft to prevent overspray of any undercoating material. The driveshaft has the following features: A tubular shaft u ...

    Automatic climate control
    Note: To use the touchscreen controls, see the Touchscreen climate controls in the Navigation System chapter. A. CLIMATE: Control the system through the touchscreen display. See Touchscreen functions later in this section. B. Rear defrost: Turns the hea ...

    Weld Nut Repair - Stripped Weld Nut, Restraints Control Module (RCM)
    Air Bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) (Description and Operation) The air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) is designed to provide increased collision protection for front seat occupants in addition to that provided by the three-point safety belt ...