Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: 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 the transmission fluid pan.

4. Drain transmission fluid.

  • Loosen the transmission fluid pan bolts and allow fluid to drain. After fluid is drained remove the bolts.

Fluid Pan, Gasket and Filter

5. Remove the transmission fluid pan and transmission fluid pan gasket.

Fluid Pan, Gasket and Filter

6. Pull down evenly and remove the transmission fluid filter and seal.

Fluid Pan, Gasket and Filter

7. Remove torque converter housing plug.

Fluid Pan, Gasket and Filter

8. Remove the torque converter drain plug and drain the torque converter.

  • Rotate the crankshaft to access the drain plug..

Fluid Pan, Gasket and Filter

9. Clean and inspect the transmission fluid pan, gasket and magnet.

Fluid Pan, Gasket and Filter

10. Flush the fluid cooler tubes. For additional information, refer to Transmission Fluid Cooler - Backflushing and Cleaning in this section.

    Fluid Pan, Gasket and Filter
    Material Item Specification MERCON V Automatic Transmission Fluid XT-5-QM, XT-5-DM MERCON V 1. Normal maintenance requires periodic automatic transmission fluid changes. If a ma ...

    Installation
    1. NOTE: A new torque converter drain plug must be used. Install the torque converter drain plug. 2. Install the torque converter housing plug. 3. CAUTION: If installing a new filter, and the se ...

    Other materials:

    2-3 Accumulator
    Removal 1. Remove the main control valve body. For additional information, refer to Main Control Valve Body in this section. 2. Remove the 2-3 accumulator piston retainer. 3. Remove the accumulator piston and spring. Installation 1. Install the 2-3 accum ...

    Removal
    CAUTION: Suspension fasteners are critical parts because they affect performance of vital components and systems and their failure can result in major service expense. A new part with the same part number must be installed if installation becomes necessary. ...

    Steering Column Switches (Diagnosis and Testing)
    Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 13 , Power Distribution for schematic and connector information. Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 81 , Interval Wiper/Washer for schematic and connector information. Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 85 , Headlamps for schematic and co ...