Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Torque Converter End Play Check

Special Tool(s)

Dial Indicator Gauge with Holding Fixture 100-002 (TOOL-4201-C) or equivalent
End Play Gauge, Torque Converter 307-071 (T80L-7902-A) or equivalent

1. Install the special tool into the torque converter pump drive.

  • Tighten the inner post until the tool is securely locked.

Torque Converter Impeller to Pump Stator Interference Check

2. Install the special tool on the converter pump drive hub and zero the dial indicator.

Torque Converter Impeller to Pump Stator Interference Check

3. Lift up on the special tool and note the dial indicator reading.

  • If the reading exceeds end play limits, install a new or remanufactured torque converter.

Torque Converter End Play

Torque Converter End Play

 

Torque Converter End Play

4. Remove the special tools.

Torque Converter One-Way Clutch Check

Special Tool(s)

Holding Tool, One-Way Clutch 307-062 (T76L-7902-C) or equivalent
Holding Tool, Torque Converter Clutch 307-067 (T77L-7902-R) or equivalent

1. Install the special tool in one of the grooves in the stator thrust washer.

Torque Converter One-Way Clutch Check

2. Install the special tool in the converter pump drive.

Torque Converter One-Way Clutch Check

3. Use a torque wrench to turn the special tool counterclockwise while holding the special tool stationary.

  • The converter should lock up and hold torque.
  • The torque converter one-way clutch should rotate freely in the clockwise direction.
  • Try the clutch for lockup and hold in at least five positions.
  • If the torque converter fails the lockup test torque, install a new or remanufactured torque converter.

Torque Converter One-Way Clutch Check

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