Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Transmission Case

Special Tool(s)

Handle 205-D055 (D81L-4000-A)
Installer, Bearing Cup 204-039 (T77F-1217-B)
Installer, Drive Pinion Bearing Cup 205-054 (T71P-4616-A)
Installer, Rear Axle Oil Seal 205-155 (T80T-4000-Y)

Disassembly and Assembly

1. Remove the bolts and the guide plate.

  • Inspect the plate for wear or damage. Install a new plate as necessary.

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2. Remove the case magnets.

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3. Remove the reverse lamp switch.

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4. Using the special tools, remove the countershaft bearing cup.

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5. Using a brass drift, remove mainshaft bearing cup.

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6. Inspect the countershaft and mainshaft bearing cups for wear or damage. Install new components as necessary.

7. WARNING: Make sure protective eye wear is in place.

Clean the case with solvent and dry with compressed air. Clean and check the sealing surface for nicks or scratches. Inspect the case for cracks.

  • If the case is cracked, install a new case. If the sealing surface has nicks or scratches, use a soft stone or crocus cloth to remove.

8. NOTE: If a new countershaft bearing is being installed, install a new bearing cup. Always install new bearings and cups in a set.

Using the special tools, install the countershaft bearing cup.

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9. NOTE: If a new mainshaft bearing is being installed, install a new bearing cup. Always install new bearings and cups in a set.

Using the special tools, install the mainshaft bearing cup.

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10. To assemble, reverse the disassembly procedure.

    Extension Housing
    Special Tool(s) Installer, Bearing Cup 204-039 (T77F-1217-B) Adapter for 303-224 (Handle) 205-153 (T80T-4000-W) Disassembly and Assembly   1. Remove the bolt and ...

    Transmission (Assembly)
    Special Tool(s) Dial Indicator Gauge with Holding Fixture 100-002 (TOOL-4201-C) or equivalent Holding Fixture, Transmission 307-003 (T57L-500-B) Remover/Inst ...

    Other materials:

    Pinpoint Test H: LFC 32/DTC B1932 - Driver Air Bag Circuit Resistance High
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    Installation
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    Pinion Seal
    Special Tool(s) Installer, Drive Pinion Oil Seal 205-133 (T79P-4676-A) Removal 1. Remove the pinion flange (4851). For additional information, refer to Drive Pinion Flange in this section. 2. Force up the metal flange of the rear axle drive p ...