Remove these bolts so the cylinder head can be removed left. Final removal of the engine from the chassis then consists of hoisting the long block up and out of the engine compartment. Step-4: Remove Starter Remove the block heater drop cord at the engine block and the battery cables at the starter. Posted on Sep 30, 2010 I had to do this on my 1988 F250, if I remember correctly: Remove in this order: Driveshaft, Starter, lower cover plate, transmission, torque converter. Step-2: Remove Motor Mount Bolts Remove the motor mount bolts inside the frame crossmember. Just pull it out and away from the bell housing so that it does not interfere with the removal of the transmission. To make this task easier, remove some or all of the spark plugs from the engine.
Notice that the highpressure oil rail is fed by a braided line above. Step-5: Remove Up Pipe Assembly Before removing the engine, you need to remove the exhaust up pipe assembly from each exhaust manifold and remove the up pipe assembly from the engine compartment. This is my 1999 ford f350 powerstroke that needed an engine and paint and body work! Then, using a small pry bar or screwdriver, pry the driveshaft forward to release it from the differential. In order to remove the rear structure of the engine, remove the flywheel adaptor at the rear of the crankshaft. The four bolts that attach the torque converter to the flywheel are accessible from underneath the Silverado where the engine meets the transmission. With the engine still running, add two more quarts of transmission fluid and move the shifter through the gears again and then back to Park.
The cover is normally made of thin metal or aluminum and is held in place by a several 10mm or 12mm bolts. This method also helps to shed some weight because just the long block weighs around 900 pounds. If not, you can remove it later from underneath. The 2003 model year is somewhat different from later models, as it was the first year for this engine and, as the year models progressed, so did the changes and updates. Step-2: Remove Flywheel Adapter Important! One could also choose either 2 or 4 wheel drive. You will need a funnel with a small opening so that it fits down into the transmission oil filler tube. By the mid-1990s, Ford had converted what was once a vehicle only found on job sites and farms, to a vehicle that was being used as a family car.
There have been many complaints about damage resulting from lifting the cab, so why take the chance? Before the engine is removed from the chassis, I try to remove as many external components as possible. Then install the remaining bolts. Lower the vehicle to the ground. Similar to most automatic overdrive transmissions of that time, this transmission incorporates a case of aluminum construction, a fully electronic valve body and a lockup torque converter. Jack up your truck and safely support using jack stands! Because a wider oil pan would be needed for oil capacity, an adaptor is used between the engine block and oil pan left. The shift linkage attaches to the transmission with a single bolt and nut. Customers could order from a number of different cab designs, including an extended cab that could hold up to six people.
Note: When jacking up the vehicle, be sure to give yourself ample room to work underneath. Later Navistar discontinued the throttle plate and just used the electronic device as a spacer. I presume you have all the correct tools and a helper. At a minimum, the crossover pipe must be removed. How to Remove the 4R70W Transmission from Your F150 Posted by on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 The 4R70W is a four-speed automatic transmission produced by the Ford Motor Company. The engine can now be removed.
Remove the cylinder head bolts so the rocker boxes can be removed. Mark the connector and its respective plugin with the same color. Clips will be located at the top, middle, and bottom of bezel. Again, complete removal of the starter is normally unnecessary. The 4R100 is a heavier-duty transmission than the 4R70W and is used in the supercharged F-150 Lightning, Excursion, and the F-250 and F-350 Super Duty trucks. All of the accessories have to come off anyway, so when the engine is removed it can be placed on an engine stand refer to Chapter 2 for more detailed information. This transmission was widely used throughout the Ford and Mercury lineup.
Step-3: Remove Transmission Cooling Lines If the vehicle is equipped with automatic transmission, remove the transmission cooling lines from the lower part of the radiator. Damage-free way to reach and disconnect the clutch line from the slave cylinder during clutch master cylinder, slave cylinder, or clutch assembly service. Remove the small Torx screw at the rear of the stand pipe and twist. Tip: Remove any section of the exhaust system that you feel could interfere with your ability to separate the transmission from the engine and lower it to the floor. The Silverado was Chevrolet's best-selling truck, and was renowned for its reliability and durability.
Take the wrench that looks like a hook and hold the slotted water pump pulley while using the other wrench to loosen the fan nut. Here is a quick step by step guide for removing your 4R70W transmission from your Ford F150 pickup truck two wheel drive version only. Connect the handle and depress to separate the fuel line from the filter. Once snapped out, unplug harnesses so that you can easily work with radio and will help with not scrathing bezel. Turn and pull on the filter at the same time to remove it. Step-8: Remove Outer Fan Shroud Remove the outer fan shroud, which exposes the engine fan and the inner fan shroud.
Step-13: Remove Oil Filter Housing At the base of the oil filter housing are four Torx bolts that hold the oil filter housing to the oil cooler. If you do not have this special tool, the highpressure oil line can be removed by using a screw driver to push down on the locking spring left. In this picture, you can get an idea of how the air conditioning compressor is mounted to the engine. Bell Housing Bolt Installation and Tightening Note: Once you have the transmission bell housing bolt holes lined up with the threaded holes in the engine block then start a couple of bolts and tighten just enough so the transmission does not slip back away from the engine block. Some technicians prefer to raise the cab to gain access to the components, while others remove the engine to access the necessary fasteners and components in the traditional fashion. The job of removing and replacing an automatic transmission is not tremendously difficult - it's just a matter of being prepared, being safe, and following instructions.