Ford Mustang Service Manual: Transmission (Removal)

Manual Transmission

The T56 six-speed manual transmission features the following:

  • six forward speeds and one reverse speed.
  • forward gears are synchronized and helical cut.
  • a reverse gear operates through a constant-mesh, fully synchronized system.
  • a shift interlock system prevents the engagement of more than one gear.
  • a countershaft with two sections, the countershaft cluster and the countershaft extension. The countershaft cluster is serviced as an assembly, the countershaft extension components are serviced.
  • two tapered roller bearings on the output shaft.
  • two tapered roller bearings on the countershaft cluster.
  • a tapered roller bearing on the input shaft.
  • a tapered roller bearing on the countershaft extension.
  • countershaft cluster endplay controlled by shims located in the transmission adapter plate.
  • countershaft extension endplay controlled by shims located in the extension housing.
  • input/output shaft endplay is controlled by shims located in the transmission adapter plate.
  • removable wear pads on the shift forks.
  • an aluminum main case, extension housing, adapter plate and clutch housing.

Transmission Identification

The transmission identification tag is located under the lower bolt that retains the extension housing to the main case.

The six speed (T56) transmission is available for the Mustang 4.6L (4V).

Transmission Identification

 


 


Transmission Draining and Filling


    Transmission Draining and Filling
    Manual Transmission The T56 six-speed manual transmission features the following: six forward speeds and one reverse speed. forward gears are synchronized and helical cut. a reverse gear operates ...

    Transmission (Disassembly)
    Manual Transmission The T56 six-speed manual transmission features the following: six forward speeds and one reverse speed. forward gears are synchronized and helical cut. a reverse gear operates ...

    Other materials:

    Installation
    Removal 1. Remove the crankshaft front seal. For additional information, refer to Crankshaft Front Seal in this section. 2. Remove the oil filter adapter. For additional information, refer to Oil Filter Adapter in this section. 3. Remove the three bolts sh ...

    Wheel Hub or Axle Flange Face Runout
    Wheel Hub or Axle Flange Bolt Circle Runout NOTE: The brake discs must be removed to carry out all runout measurements. 1. Position the special tool perpendicular to the wheel hub or axle flange bolt, as close to the hub or flange face as possible. Zero the ...

    Installation
    Removal CAUTION: Electronic modules are sensitive to static electrical charges. If exposed to these charges, damage may result. 1. Remove the driver air bag module. For additional information, refer to Section. 2. Remove the passenger air bag mo ...