Ford Mustang Service Manual: Preliminary Inspection

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


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

    Shift Point Road Test
    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:

    Windshield washers
    Note: Do not operate the wipers on a dry windshield. This may scratch the glass, damage the wiper blades or cause the wiper motor to burn out. Always use the windshield washer before wiping a dry windshield. Note: Do not operate the washer when the washer ...

    Removal
    Removal 1. Remove the nuts and position the radio ignition interference capacitors aside. 2. Remove the valve covers. For additional information, refer to Valve Cover RH and Valve Cover LH in this section. 3. Remove the cooling fan. 4. Remove the accesso ...

    Instrument Cluster (Removal and Installation)
    Instrument Cluster (Removal and Installation) Removal and Installation All vehicles 1. CAUTION: Electronic modules are sensitive to electrical charges. If exposed to these charges, damage may result. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additio ...