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

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

2. Lift up on the clutch pedal and secure it in place.

3. Remove the gearshift lever knob (7213).

Transmission (REMOVAL)

4. Remove the console panel gearshift plate. Lift the gearshift lever boot over the gearshift lever (7210).

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5. Remove the bolts and the shift lever.

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6. Raise and support the vehicle.

7. Disconnect the heated oxygen sensor electrical connectors.

8. Remove the nuts. Position and secure the muffler and tailpipe out of the way.

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9. Remove the LH nuts.

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10. Remove the RH nuts.

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11. Remove the dual converter Y-pipe.

12. CAUTION: Index-mark the driveshaft flange and pinion flange, and the driveshaft slip yoke and transmission output shaft.

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13. Disconnect the reversing lamp switch electrical connector. Disconnect the wiring harness from the transmission.

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14. Remove the starter motor (11001). For additional information, refer to Section.

15. Disconnect the output shaft speed sensor (OSS) electrical connector. Disconnect the wiring harness from the transmission.

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16. Remove the bolt and the clutch release lever cover.

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17. CAUTION: To prevent damage, do not depress the clutch pedal with the transmission removed.

Disengage the clutch release cable from the clutch release fork.

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18. Remove the clutch cable retainer and remove the clutch cable from the transmission.

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19. If transmission disassembly is necessary, drain the transmission fluid.

20. Position a transmission jack and support the transmission.

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21. Remove the bolts and the transmission crossmember.

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22. Remove the bolts.

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23. Lower the transmission and remove the five bolts.

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    Transmission (Disassembly)
    Special Tool(s) Bearing Puller 205-D064 (D84L-1123-A) or Equivalent Front Hub Tool 204-069 (T81P-1104-C) Holding Fixture 307-003 (T57L-500-B) Imp ...

    Other materials:

    Disassembly
    Main Control Valve Body - Disassembled View   1. Remove the torque converter clutch (TCC) solenoid and the shift solenoid. 1. Remove the bolt. 2. Remove the shift solenoid. 3. Remove the TCC solenoid. 2. Remove the two reinforcement plate ...

    Installation
    1. Install the bearing. 1. Position the knuckle on the press. 2. Using the appropriate step plate adapter, press the bearing into the knuckle until the bearing clears the snap ring groove and bottoms out in the bore. 2. Install the snap ring. 3. CA ...

    Master Cylinder
    Removal 1. Disconnect the fluid level sensor connector. 2. Disconnect the brake tubes. 3. Remove the brake master cylinder nuts. 4. Remove the brake master cylinder (2140). Installation 1. To install, reverse the removal procedure. Bleed the brake ...