5.0L Engine – MT-82 Manual Transmission – Loss Of Movement And/Or Difficulty Shifting – 2018-2020 Ford Mustang

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NHTSA ID Number: 10216466

Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB 22-2302

Summary

Some 2018-2020 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine and an MT-82 manual transmission may experience a loss of movement and/or difficulty shifting. This may be due to excessive wheel hop which is caused by aggressive acceleration at low speeds while using launch control. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure to replace the failed components and replace the peak torque limiter.

 


Model:

Ford

2018-2020 Mustang

Engine: 5.0L

Transmission/Transaxle: 6 MT82

 

Issue: Some 2018-2020 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine and an MT-82 manual transmission may experience a loss of movement and/or difficulty shifting. This may be due to excessive wheel hop which is caused by aggressive acceleration at low speeds while using launch control. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure to replace the failed components and replace the peak torque limiter.

 

Action: Follow the Service Procedure to correct the condition on vehicles that meet all of the following criteria:

  • At least one of the following clutch and/or dual mass flywheel failures:
    • A torn strap on the intermediate pressure plate
    • Locked secondary requiring cutting the secondary to access the flywheel bolts – Stuck dual mass flywheel due to spring breakage

 

Parts

Service Part Number Quantity Description Unit of Issue Piece Quantity
JR3Z-7A512-B 1 Peak Torque Limiter 1 1
JR3Z-7B546-A 1 Clutch Assembly 1 1
W705443-S900 5.0L Engine - MT-82 Manual Transmission – Loss Of Movement And/Or Difficulty Shifting - 2018-2020 Ford Mustang | small light 1 Catalytic Converter Nuts 4 2
BR3Z-5B266-A 5.0L Engine - MT-82 Manual Transmission – Loss Of Movement And/Or Difficulty Shifting - 2018-2020 Ford Mustang | small light 1 Catalytic Converter Gasket 1 1
JR3Z-6477-A 1 Dual Mass Flywheel Assembly 1 1
W717330-S439 2 Pressure Plate Bolts 3 6

 

Parts

Parts To Inspect And Replace Only If Necessary

Service Part Number Quantity Description
XL-2 5.0L Engine - MT-82 Manual Transmission – Loss Of Movement And/Or Difficulty Shifting - 2018-2020 Ford Mustang | small light If Needed Motorcraft® High Temperature Nickel Anti-Seize Lubricant
XL-1 5.0L Engine - MT-82 Manual Transmission – Loss Of Movement And/Or Difficulty Shifting - 2018-2020 Ford Mustang | small light If Needed Motorcraft® Penetrating and Lock Lubricant

Quantity refers to the amount of the service part number required to repair the vehicle.

Unit of Issue refers to the number of individual pieces included in a service part number package.

Piece Quantity refers to the total number of individual pieces required to repair the vehicle.

If Needed indicates the part is not mandatory.

 

Service Procedure

  1. Remove the transmission assembly from the vehicle. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 308-03A.
  2. Inspect the clutch and dual mass flywheel. Do the clutch and/or dual mass flywheel have failures like the ones shown in Figures 1-3?

Figure 1 – A torn strap of the intermediate pressure plate on clutch

Figure 2 – Dual mass flywheel rivet failure

Figure 3 – Stuck dual mass flywheel due to spring breakage. Bolt access requires cutting through the flywheel.

(1). Yes – proceed to Step 3.

(2). No – this article does not apply. Refer to WSM, Section 308-03A and continue with normal diagnostics.

  1. Replace the clutch, dual mass flywheel and any other damaged components. Refer to WSM, Section 308-01 and 303-01.
  2. Replace the peak torque limiter.

(1). Disengage the 2 retention clips (1 clip must have been disengaged during transmission removal).

(2). Install the new peak torque limiter, making sure it is fully seated into the transmission and line (during transmission installation) and that both clips are fully engaged. (Figure 4)

 

  1. Reinstall the transmission assembly. Refer to WSM, Section 308-03A.

 


3 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FORD MUSTANG 2018-2020

 


1 Associated Document

Manufacturer Communications

22-2302
22 July 2022

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10216466

MC-10216466-0001.pdf 211.933KB

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