Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Assembly

1. Install the new O-ring.

Selector Plate

2. Assemble the gear shifter forks.

1. Install the gear shift plate into the gear shifter fork.

2. Install the gear shift fork inserts.

Selector Plate

3. NOTE: Position the narrow side of the C-shaped gear selector interlock sleeve in the case cover slot. Position the roll pin hole in the selector body toward the rear of the cover.

Install the gear selector interlock sleeve and the selector body as an assembly.

Selector Plate

4. Lubricate the main shift control shaft with petroleum jelly.

5. NOTE: The 1-2 gear shifter fork is the larger shifter fork. The gear shifter fork offset lever must face the cover. Position the gear shift plate attached to the 3-4 gear shifter fork under the gear shift plate attached to the 1-2 gear shifter fork.

Position the gear shifter forks and the main shift control shaft in the cover.

  • Slide the shaft through the cover and shift the components until the shaft stops against the cover.

Selector Plate

6. CAUTION: Install the pin slightly below the selector body surface. Failure to countersink the pin may result in interference between the pin and the gear selector interlock sleeve during shifts.

NOTE: The flat on the main shift control shaft must face upward.

Install the pin.

Selector Plate

    Disassembly
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    Other materials:

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