They are on the back of the turn signal lens and there are 2 small holes in the header and they are held by 11 mm nuts. Disconnect the transfer case vent tube hose and the shift motor connector. When in neutral, park, or slowing to a stop, the torque converter isolates the engine rotation from the transmission. So guys learn from this dummies mistakes. Remove two bolts retaining the fan shroud to the radiator. Remove four bolts retaining the driveshaft centering flange to the rear axle companion flange.
Mark the relationship of the driveshaft centering flanges, rear axle companion flange, and transfer case flange so the driveshaft can be installed in the original position. That seems well shy of demand to us. Now i investigate on the driver side there is time stamp thinngy the one i took down has 98 on it the other has 95 on it. Drove it around a little and switched 4wd on and off several times and it came back each time. Shop AutoZone's line of Ford Explorer automatic transmission parts today and in addition to a smoother ride, enjoy access to trustworthy advice provided by our helpful staff. Remove four bolts retaining the driveshaft centering flange to the rear axle companion flange. Remove the left and right crossmember bolts and nuts.
Separate the transmission from the engine and carefully lower the transmission from the vehicle. Disconnect the transfer case vent tube hose and the shift motor connector. The hanger also got bent, and wasn't usable. Remove the transmission mount nuts. Find your 1996 Ford Explorer repair manual right now at Chilton.
The transmission must not tip forward, as the torque converter could fall out while lowering the transmission. Remove the transmission pan bolts and drain the transmission. On re-assembly, it will help to have a buddy assist you putting it back in or you will be frustrated to all hell. Had to change out the slave cylinder twice though. First, the demand for manuals among Explorer buyers is low. We couldn't run performance tests on the prototype Explorer we sampled, but with the finely calibrated seats of our pants, we estimate 0-60-mph times in the high-8-second range. Once you have the valve body out you can go to the work bench and spread some towels and begin the fun part.
This can take up to 30 min. Since it's a front wheel drive, the engine has to be supported with a special hanger. A failing torque converter may cause engine noise, shuddering, transmission slipping, or trouble shifting. Guaresimo says there will be no manual-transmission version for several reasons. Be careful a lot of dashes have clips as well as screws.
Remove four bolts retaining the driveshaft centering flange at the transfer case flange. Remove bottom support bar, place a tranny jack underneath the vehicle, have a helper loosen the bolts and set it down. And Lowering… You have to remove the headlight door. It threfore necessary to consult the manufacturer's repair manuals for the proper procedure for replacement. Go ahead and put the new separator plate on and install the 3 bolts.
Mark the relationship of a converter stud to the flexplate. Using mechanics wire, secure the muffler and tailpipe assembly to the vehicle. Remove the transmission mount nuts. Disconnect the transer case vent tube hose and the shift motor connector. The bulb will come out with the retainer. Remove the starter stud and bolt. Now I know: on a 2X4 Explorer 4R55E: 6 bolts on a 4X4 Explorer 4R55E: 7-8 bolts Love that this forum is so quick! Check the circuits , find the source of the clicking an you most likely found the problem.
Position the transmission pan and install the bolts, using the original gasket. I had a machine shop put the boom into a hydraulic press to straighten it out, but I was still having problems. The transmission is likewise configured for gliding smoothly forward with barely noticeable shifts. I ended up lifting the body to remove the engine, and transmission. Paul Guaresimo, program manager for the V-8 Explorer, said his 30 or so engineers considered a fire-breathing, hot-rod version of the Explorer-but not for long. I then put it in park and there was a grinding noise like you would hear in a manual tranny that had missed the clutch.