It is also a unique number, and changes due to specific equipment options on a given vehicle. Other information indicates it was an Engine Engineering Division design, weighs 9 pounds, provides information on the quality control inspection, and the date packed. R Construction features: Cast iron throughout Ratios: Gas 1st 6. I'm not sure how to read that? Where ever the liquid mark is at on the dipstick, determines how empty or full it is. The basic part number is still the same, however if the alphabetical letters are disregarded.
Get under it and pull the Axle code off the metal tag on the differentials. I know F-trucks used C4's up till 82 or 83 but I don't think any of the big Broncos ever had one. Markings of F, G, H, J or K. I'm not sure how to read that? This indicates the part was originally designed for a 1968 Mercury, and illustrates how parts crossed over from one line to another, across divisions, and the equipment provided on a particular vehicle often determined that different parts were used. Which is it 2000 or 3000? Best thing you can do is look on the tag that is actually on the tranny, then you will know for sure what you have. Where the passanger side axle goes… 1. Excessive debris or metal particles on the transmission pan could be an indication that there is a transmission mechanical failure and that the transmission will need to be rebuilt or replaced.
Unscrew the outer tie rod end. Any idea what it is. Rap the side of the steering knuckle sleeve with a big hammer. When the part is released as a service part, the service part number assigned to the part is likely to initially be the same as the engineering part number. I bought it out of state and all I have is the title application and new plates. Example: tires, drive ratios, etc. Often the change in design or suppliers reflected by the alpha character suffix is to address a reliability or quality issue.
It is actually quite common to find parts originally designed for Thunderbirds on Lincolns, and Falcon parts on Mustangs. Take your time and go through them all, both under the hood and in the driving compartment. If the electronic calibration strategy has been used since 1999 and is carried into the current model year, Protocol 2 will be used. Examine the tag, focusing on the set of numbers and letters that are separated by a hyphen. Remove the outer tie rod end.
For new electronic calibration strategies for the current model year, use Protocol 3. If it matters, my truck is equipped with a factory tow package and 3. The unique identifier is a series of numbers and letters that are put in a specific sequence, and the location of the digit determines what that digit designates. For the current model year, Ford Motor Company is using three different protocols which describe powertrain base calibration. Dealer, salvage yard, E-Bay, or a Google Search are sources. My sway bar link is the same as a 2008 F250's but nowhere from 2004-2008 in the F150 parts list is that used. If the part doesn't normally have a package, a label is affixed to the part itself with the service part number.
It could also be along the front rail. A 3000 has a cover over this spring. These trans codes are usually found on the driverside B pillar and are also on the transmission I. If there's one in the bin that works, on the vehicle it goes. This could mean revisions to the part or multiple manufacturers supplying the part to Ford. This is also the vehicle serial and warranty number.
Mod, if this is already on this site, please feel free to delete. ? Refer to Protocol 3 below. I just bought a 2004 F150 4. Edited March 30, 2007 by Mike Tracy Here's some additional info: Model: C6 Type: three speed non-electronic Years: '66-'90 F-series '78-'89 Bronco '91-'96 '97? Mod, if this is already on this site, please feel free to delete. Wow, thanks for checking that out for me, Socmeddir.
Put a special crows foot wrench on… Look down in the console in the slot the e-brake lever comes you will see a 10mm nut just tighten it up to remove all the slack Caution do not over tighten this nut or you will break the cable just tighten it enough to remove the slack if it feels like it doesn't want to turn anymore than stop there. These numbers provide a lot of information to those who are familiar with what the numbers mean. I recently acquired a 1968 Ford 3000. I had seen it on another site, but it was not complete. In 1968, the Thunderbird received a new front disc brake design, and with it a new wheel, listed at right.
Don't have one then get one. Edited March 18, 2009 by Broncobill78. If the transmission fluid is very dirty, it is recommend changing the transmission fluid and if possible removing the transmission pan for further diagnosis. Outer tie rod will fall out. Powertrain calibration information is printed in the lower right corner of the vehicle certification label. Information commonly provided by part numbers includes the decade during which the part was designed or manufactured, the year of the decade the part was designed or manufactured, the car line the part was originally designed for, the engineering department originally responsible for the design, the basic part number, and the changes made to the original design. R Construction features: Cast iron throughout Ratios: Gas 1st 6.
The 3000 has a cover over this spring. Now the hub will come off and one bearing will come out. I hadn't noticed the missing digit. But again that's just a guess. I can't see how she could have mixed up the 7th and 8th digits and also the 10th and 11th.