5.0L – Manual Transmission – Inability Or Difficulty To Shift Into Second Gear – 2018 Ford Mustang

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN
5.0L – Manual Transmission – Inability Or Difficulty To Shift Into Second
Gear – Built On Or Before 15-Nov-2017
18-2083
20 March 2018

 

Model:

Ford

2018 Mustang

 

Issue: Some 2018 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine and a manual transmission built on or before 15-Nov-2017 may exhibit an inability or difficulty to shift the vehicle into second gear. This may be due to a stack-up tolerance issue between the transmission and the shifter.

 

Action: Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

 

Parts

Description Quantity Part Number
Gearshift Lever 1 FR3Z-7210-E
Bolt M12 X 56mm 3 W719298-S439
Bolt And Washer, M10 x 1.5mm 3 FR3Z-4B496-B
Bolt M10 x 19mm 2 W717822-S439
Motorcraft Threadlock And Sealer 1 TA-25-B

 

Warranty Status: Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage Warranty/ESP coverage limits/policies/prior approvals are not altered by a TSB. Warranty/ESP coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part and verified using the OASIS part coverage tool.

 

Labor Times

Description Operation No. Time
2018 Mustang 5.0L Manual Transmission Coupe: Inspect And Replace The Gearshift Lever (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 182083A 1.9

Hrs.

2018 Mustang 5.0L Manual Transmission Convertible: Inspect And Replace The Gearshift Lever (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 182083B 2.2

Hrs.

Repair/Claim Coding

Causal Part: 7003
Condition Code: 42

 

Drive Tool Name
1/4″ Power Tool
1/4″ Ratchet
1/4″ 10″ Extension
1/4″ 10 mm Socket
1/4″ 13 mm Socket
3/8″ Power Tool
3/8″ Torque Wrench
3/8″ Ratchet
3/8″ 3″ Extension
3/8″ 10″ Extension
3/8″ 10 mm Socket
3/8″ 13 mm Socket
3/8″ 15 mm Socket
3/8″ 13 mm Torque Extension
1/2″ Power Tool
1/2″ Ratchet
1/2″ Torque Wrench
1/2″ 16″ Extension
1/2″ 13 mm Socket
1/2″ 15 mm Socket
1/2″ 18 mm Socket
10 mm Wrench
13 mm Wrench
Medium Flathead Screwdriver
Small Trim Tool

 

Service Procedure

  1. Check the vehicle build date. Was the vehicle built on or before 15-Nov-2017?

(1). Yes – proceed to Step 2.

(2). No – this article does not apply. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 308-03A for normal diagnostics.

  1. Attempt to shift the vehicle into second gear. Is it difficult or not possible to engage second gear?

(1). Yes – proceed to Step 3.

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

  1. Replace the gearshift lever. Refer to WSM, Section 308-06A.

18-2083
20 March 2018

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10137069

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2018/MC-10137069-9999.pdf

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