Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Installation

1. NOTE: A new torque converter drain plug must be used.

Install the torque converter drain plug.

Fluid Pan, Gasket and Filter

2. Install the torque converter housing plug.

Fluid Pan, Gasket and Filter

3. CAUTION: If installing a new filter, and the seal remains in the main control bore, carefully use a small screwdriver to remove the seal. Use care not to damage the main control bore.

NOTE: If transmission is being repaired for a contamination-related failure, use a new filter and seal. The filter may be reused if no excessive contamination is present.

Install a new fluid filter and seal as required.

Fluid Pan, Gasket and Filter

4. Position the pan magnet into the transmission fluid pan.

Fluid Pan, Gasket and Filter

5. NOTE: The transmission fluid pan gasket is reusable. Clean and inspect for damage; if not damaged, the gasket should be reused.

Install the transmission fluid pan and gasket.

1. Position the transmission fluid pan and gasket.

2. Install the transmission fluid pan bolts.

Fluid Pan, Gasket and Filter

6. Lower the vehicle.

7. NOTE: When the battery is disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal drive symptoms may occur while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strategy. The vehicle may need to be driven 16 km (10 miles) or more to relearn the strategy.

Connect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section.

8. NOTE: When filling a dry transmission and converter, start with a minimum of 4.7 liters (5 quarts).

Fill the transmission to the correct level with clean automatic transmission fluid.

    Removal
    1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section. 2. Raise and support the vehicle. For additional information, refer to Section. 3. Place a drain pan under ...

    Transmission Filler Tube
    Removal 1. Remove the bolt. 2. Remove the fluid filler tube. Installation 1. To install, reverse the removal procedure. ...

    Other materials:

    Brake Disc Machining
    Special Tool(s) Gauge, Clutch Housing 308-021 (T75L-4201-A) Dial Indicator Gauge with Holding Fixture 100-002 (TOOL-4201-C) or equivalent Material Item Specification Metal Surface Cleaner F4AZ-19A536-RA or equiv ...

    Disassembly
    1. Inspect the clutch cylinder thrust surfaces, piston bore and clutch plate serrations for scores or burrs. Minor scores or burrs may be removed with a crocus cloth. Install a new clutch cylinder if badly scored or damaged. 2. Check fluid passage in the cl ...

    Output Shaft
    Special Tool(s) Remover, Drive Pinion Bearing Cone 205-D002 (D79L-4621-A) or equivalent Installer, Drive Pinion Bearing Cone 205-011 (T57L-4621-B) ...