Ford Mustang Service Manual: Hydraulic System

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

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

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

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    Disc and Pressure Plate - 3.8L and 4.6L (2V) Engines
    Clutch (Description and Operation) The primary function of the clutch is to couple and uncouple engine power to the transmission upon driver command. The clutch is a single plate, dry friction clutch disc. The clutch disc has a splined hub (with ...

    Daytime running lamps
    WARNING: Always remember to turn on your headlamps at dusk or during inclement weather. The Daytime Running Lamp (DRL) system does not activate the tail lamps and generally may not provide adequate lighting during these conditions. Failure to activate yo ...

    Key Programming - Erase All Key Codes and Program Two Keys
    Anti-Theft - Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) (Description and Operation) The passive anti-theft system (PATS) contains the following components: theft indicator encoded ignition key transceiver module instrument cluster powertrain control module (PCM) ...