FORD TORQUE CONVERTER & TRANSMISSION Installation Instructions

Download REMOVAL Step 1 Before you begin – let vehicle cool for about an hour. Disconnect battery. Raise vehicle and support on jack stands. The higher you raise it, the easier it is to work under. If your installing a new transmission and converter, skip to STEP 3 Step 2 Drain oil from transmission by removing the drain plug. This is a good time to install a TCI® Drain Plug Kit, TCI® #805800. Pans without plug must be slowly removed by freeing one end and allowing bolts on other end to hold pan. The pan will drop down to allow the fluid to run out the end. Use a drain pan to catch fluid. Remove remainder of bolts and slowly lower pan and pour remainder of fluid in drain pan. Replace filter and clean pan and install new pan gasket. (New gaskets and filters available from TCI®). Reinstall pan and torque pan bolts to OEM specs.… Read More

2001 Ford Escort ZX2 Engine – Vibration While Idling

Download 2001 Ford Escort ZX2 L4-2.0L DOHC VIN 3 Engine – Vibration While Idling. ^DRIVEABILITY – IDLE VIBRATION – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L SPI OR ZETEC ENGINE ONLY ^ENGINE – IDLE VIBRATION – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L SPI OR ZETEC ENGINE ONLY. FORD: 1997-2002 ESCORT 1998-2003 ESCORT ZX2 MERCURY: 1997-1999 TRACER This article supersedes TSB’s 00-5-9 and 02-21-12. ISSUE This TSB article is being republished to assist in diagnosing idle vibration. ACTION Diagnose and repair idle vibration conditions by referring to the following idle vibration Service Procedures. SERVICE PROCEDURE NOTE THE PROCEDURE CONTAINED IN THIS TSB ARTICLE MAY NOT COMPLETELY ELIMINATE ALL VIBRATION FROM THE VEHICLE. SOME VIBRATION IS INHERENT IN 1-4 ENGINE DESIGNS, SUCH AS THE SPI AND ZETEC 2.0L. THIS PROCEDURE IS DESIGNED TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF VIBRATION EXPERIENCED BY THE CUSTOMER. PROCEDURE FOR 2003 ESCORT ZX2 PROCEDURES FOR 1997-2002 ESCORT, ESCORT ZX2 AND TRACER ^DRIVEABILITY – IDLE VIBRATION – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L SPI OR ZETEC ENGINE ONLY ^ENGINE – IDLE VIBRATION – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L SPI OR ZETEC ENGINE ONLY 1.… Read More

MONSTER TRANSMISSIONS : FORD TRANSMISSION INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

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Please Note : The following instructions were made to act as a guide/reference, if you are inexperienced with performing an automatic transmission installation it is highly recommended that you contact a certified experienced professional to perform the installation and/or make the proper adjustments for you! Instructions : (1) Pre-installation instructions; Disconnect Battery terminal, inspect and check transmission coolant lines for damage, flush lines and coolant system thoroughly. (2) Inspect crank well for converter hub wear, and clean this area. (3) Check Flywheel for cracks and converter bolt holes for wear. (4) Inspect back of engine block where transmission mates, ensure block is clean, no wires or cables are in the way of installation. (5) Inspect and verify both dowel pins are clean and secure in block. (6) Ensure Block Plate is aligned and straight. (7) Clean area of block so transmission can make a good ground. “Warning” Transmission will suffer permanent damage if grounded improperly!… Read More

FORD TRANSMISSION INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Download (1) Pre-installation instructions; Disconnect Battery terminal, inspect and check transmission coolant lines for damage, flush lines and coolant system thoroughly. (2) Inspect crank well for converter hub wear, and clean this area. (3) Check Flywheel for cracks and converter bolt holes for wear. (4) Inspect back of engine block where transmission mates, ensure block is clean, no wires or cables are in the way of installation. (5) Inspect and verify both dowel pins are clean and secure in block. (6) Ensure Block Plate is aligned and straight. (7) Clean area of block so transmission can make a good ground. “Warning” Transmission will suffer permanent damage if grounded improperly! Installation : (1) Transmission Fluid: you need about 10 to 12 quarts of fluid for installation, Dextron III with Mercon, 1968 – 1993 Vehicles and Mercon 5, 1994 and Newer, any brand name. (2) If transmission was purchased with a torque converter from Monster Transmission & Performance, no need to follow step (3).… Read More

Ticking or Knocking Type Noise Coming From Engine or Transmission Area

Download Subject: L36, L67, L26, L32, LA1, LX9, MN7, M15 Ticking or Knocking Type Noise Coming From Engine or Transmission Area (Replace Flexplate and Torque Converter) Models: 2005 Buick Park Avenue 2005-2006 Buick Allure (Canada Only), LaCrosse, LeSabre, Rendezvous, Terraza 2005 Chevrolet Impala, Monte Carlo, Venture 2005-2006 Chevrolet Malibu, Malibu Maxx, Uplander 2005 Pontiac Aztek, Bonneville 2005-2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, G6 GTP, Montana SV6 2006 Saturn Relay AWD with 3800 3.8L Series III V6 Engine (VINs K, 1, 2, 4, – RPOs L36, L67, L26, L32) or 3500 3.5L V6 Engine (VINs L, 8 RPO LX9) or 3400 3.4L V6 Engine (VIN E – RPO LA1) and Hydra- Matic(R) 4T65-E Transmission (RPOs MN7, M15) Supercede: This bulletin is being revised to update the pictures for better clarification. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 06-06-01-014B (Section 06 – Engine/Propulsion System). Condition Some customers may comment on a ticking or knocking type noise coming from the engine or transmission area.… Read More

2009 Ford Escape INTERMITTENT CYLINDER HEAD CAMSHAFT KNOCK/THUMP NOISE

Download FORD: MERCURY: 2009 Escape 2009 Mariner This article supersedes TSB 09-11-6 to update the b. Isolate noise to LH – Listen to the cylinders Service Procedure and Part List. 4 and 6 valve cover fasteners (number 6 is by the coolant pump). There will be a ISSUE significant difference in transmitted noise Some 2009 Escape and Mariner vehicles, equipped between the cylinder 4 and 6 fasteners with 3.0L engine, may exhibit an intermittent when noise is present. Noise from LH – go knocking or thumping type noise from the cylinder to Step 4. head. After engine temperature reaches 210-220 °F NOTE (99-104 °C), the noise is typically heard from the THE RH AND LH NOISES HAVE DIFFERENT rear of the engine as the vehicle comes to a stop. CAUSES. FOLLOW ALL STEPS CAREFULLY FOR An example would be coming to a stop at the end PROPER DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR. of a highway exit ramp.… Read More

Torque Converter Oil Seal Installation Tool

Download Applies To: All ModelsWith L4 or V6 Engine and A/TWith 44 mm I.D. Torque Converter Oil Seal Torque Converter Oil Seal Installation Tool The service manual procedure for installing the torque converter oil seal requires you to disassemble the transmission. Anew required special tool, which attaches to your existing 40 mm I.D. driver, lets you install this seal without removing the main shaft or disassembling the transmission. REQUIRED SPECIAL TOOLS Seal DriverAttachment: T/N 07XAD-001000A (Shippedtoall dealers March 2000 as a required special tool) 40 mmI.D. Driver: T/N 07746-0030100 ORDERING INFORMATION Additional seal driver attachments are available from American Honda using normal parts ordering procedures. WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION None. This service bulletin is for information only. PROCEDURE 1. Remove the transmission (see section 14 of the appropriate service manual). 2. Remove and discard the torque converter oil seal. Be careful not to damage the torque converter housing. 3. Select the appropriate replacement seal.… Read More

2003-2004 MDX Torque Converter Shudder or Vibration Between 35 and 40 MPH

Download SYMPTOM The vehicle shudders or vibrates between 35 and 40 mph. PROBABLE CAUSE The torque converter is faulty. CORRECTIVE ACTION Replace the torque converter, or the torque converter and the transmission, and update the PCM with the HDS. NOTE: You must update the PCM to complete the repair. PARTS INFORMATION Torque Converter: P/N 26000-RDJ-315. DIAGNOSIS 1. To confirm the client’s complaint, test-drive the vehicle on a smooth road, preferably with a slight incline. Set the cruise control between 35 and 40 mph, and monitor the engine rpm using the vehicle’s tachometer, or use the HDS to take a snapshot of the engine rpm. 2. If the engine speed fluctuates several hundred rpm while maintaining a constant vehicle speed, disconnect the EGR valve and retest the vehicle. •If the fluctuation is gone, refer to the EGR troubleshooting in the service manual. •If the engine rpm still fluctuates, and the transmission does not have any other symptoms (shifting problems, slipping, transmission DTCs) go to step 3.… Read More

Compact Exhaust Brake and/or Optional Torque Converter Controller for 7.3L PowerStroke Turbo-Diesel

Download Exhaust Brake and/or Torque Converter Controller Kit Contents • Integrated Control Module. • Harness with labeled connections for a hassle-free install. Every possible convenience was included in the harnessing to ensure an easy installation experience. • Small Parts Bag. A baggie containing fuse taps, taps, connectors, and zip-ties and such has been included to aid your installation. • Optional Plug in Kits for your model year and make vehicle (if purchased with unit) (may also be purchased after initial sale) Tools Required: • A good DMM or DVOM (Multimeter) for probing circuits. A test light will do in a pinch, but remember that test lights can be misleading if not understood or used properly. • A good quality wire stripping/cutting/crimping tool. Your installation will only be as good as the tools used! • A wire fish (coat hanger) for running wires in tough to reach locations or through the firewall if necessary.… Read More

2001 Ford Escort ZX2 Timing Belt Service and Repair

Download 2001 Ford Escort ZX2 L4-2.0L DOHC VIN 3 Vehicle Level Engine, Cooling and Exhaust Engine Timing Belt Service and Repair. Removal 1. Grasp the spark plug boot firmly and with a twisting pulling motion, disconnect the spark plug wires from the spark plugs. 2. NOTE: If an original spark plug is reused, install it in the cylinder from which it was removed. New spark plugs can be used in any cylinder. NOTE: Use compressed air to remove any foreign material from the spark plug well before removing the spark plugs. Remove the spark plugs . 3. Remove the valve cover. 4. Disconnect the heated oxygen sensor (HO2S) electrical connector. 5. Remove the timing belt covers. 6. Remove the catalytic converter. 7. NOTE: Cylinder No. 1 is at top dead center (TDC) when the keyway is in the 12 o’clock position. Position cylinder No. 1 just prior to TDC. 8. Remove the stud bolt.… Read More