Ford Mustang Service Manual: Transmission Description (Description and Operation)

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


    Automatic Transaxle/Transmission
    General Specifications a - MERCON V is not interchangeable at this time with the current MERCON fluids. Check the transmission fluid level indicator to determine the correct fluid and refer to the ...

    Identification Tags
    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:

    Front Subframe - 4.6L (2V) Engine
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    Hydraulic Lash Adjusters
    Engine WARNING: Do not operate the engine with the hood open until the fan blade has been first examined for possible cracks and separation. The 4.6L (4V) (281 CID) is a V-8 engine with the following features: dual overhead camshafts four valves per cyl ...

    Switch - Exterior Rear View Mirror Control
    Rear View Mirrors (Diagnosis and Testing) Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 124 , Power Mirrors for schematic and connector information. Special Tool(s) 73III Automotive Meter 105-R0057 or equivalent Flex Probe Kit 105-R025B or eq ...