Ford Mustang Service Manual: Transmission Drive Cycle Test

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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    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 ...

    Diagnostic Trouble Code Charts
    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:

    Inspection and Verification
    Inspection and Verification 1. Verify customer concern by running the engine. 2. Inspect the drive belt for chunking, fraying and wear. 3. Check the drive belt for correct routing. Drive Belt Cracking/Chunking/Wear V Ribbed Serpentine Drive Belt With Cracks ...

    Torque Converter (Disassembly and Assembly of Subassemblies)
    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 transm ...

    Transmission fluid check
    Checking Automatic Transmission Fluid Note: Transmission fluid should be checked and, if required, added by an authorized dealer. The automatic transmission does not have a transmission fluid dipstick. See your Scheduled Maintenance Information for schedu ...