Underneath the air intake pipe, at the rear right hand side there is a 4 prong plug for the speed sensor. Use your socket to remove the fill plug. Sorry for the sarcastics, but this trans. As the bands wear they will leave these metal filings. The torque converters on fords have a drain plug and can be found in the front of the transmission where the torque converter resides. The tranny pan itself my not have a drain plug.
Aug 30, 2009 I'm assuming that this is a 5 speed stick car because you mentioned 80-90 oil. You can use this in both conventional and synthetic oils. The S542 is found behind 300, 302, 351, 460, and diesel power plants. This car has a transaxle, not a a separate transmission and differential. We can also submit your 1987 Ford F-150 Transmission Assembly search to a very large network of salvage yards, wrecking yards, auto dismantlers and junkyards that might carry the 1987 Ford F-150 Transmission Assembly you are looking for. Make sure you scrape the old gasket off well and torque the bolts to the right specs. In fact, from 1987 to 1996, Ford implemented a series of upgrades and improvements to each model year that sets this entire generation of F-series trucks apart from any other years of production.
This kept the transfer case gears lubricated even if the engine wasn't running. You can find this plug by turning the engine with a rachet on the crank or by gently turning the key without starting the engine. Buyers could opt for either the 5. There is also a passenger car version of this unit with lighter duty bearings and gear ratios. An easy way to identify this unit is by the cooling lines mounted to the case as found in automatic transmissions.
F-150s and Super Duty trucks. Used in Ford light duty pickup trucks 1980-83. First, start with the drive shaft, then the transfer case, and then the front cross member holding up the front axle or shift on the fly hub locker. It is dark out and the ground is muddy, so I don't feel like wiggling under there much tonight; so I am going to try to crowdsource the answer. Most public mechanics have no idea about anything older than about 97-98, its all they ever work on, and all they want to know about. The automatic transmission has two 2 fluid pans.
The truck was available with a reprogrammed four-speed automatic transmission with an auxiliary cooler. Available in 2 and 4wd drive versions. I'm just trying to figure out what the hell it is. Please call our experienced sales team at 1-866-612-9798 with the exact Transmission Assembly information and they might be able to find you one from the 'unlisted' inventory. Some cars have a drian plug and others do not.
In 1996 case is changed to accommodate modular motor 4. The process of replacing the transmission fluid is rather simple and can be done by anyone with some mechanical experience. An automatic transmission became standard equipment as well, and were fitted with a shift lock that prevented drivers from shifting out of park unless the brake pedal was depressed. Synchronized in all forward gears, with top loaded cast iron case. Since we buy and dismantle thousands of salvage automobiles monthly, it's possible that we stock your Transmission Assembly but did not list it yet. The transaxle houses the transmission gears and the differential all in one housing.
Be very careful when reinstalling the pan and torque to factory … specs, in a criss-cross pattern. I use a synthetic 80W transmission fluid. It seems to be easier with a hose at the end of the funnel to pour the fluid in. Use just enough gasket glue to prevent leaks. Tie up the transfer case to the cross member that is right behind it because at this time you can not take it out. R Ratios: S5-42 Diesel 1st: 4.
No drain plug, you have to drop the pan, but you need to do that anyway to replace the filter. Take a flat head screwdriver and pry the 2 holding prongs off the wiring harnes. This article applies to the Ford F-150 1987-1996. Not enough information was given. One for draining and one for filling.