Manual Transmission – Inability To Shift Into Third And Fourth Gear – 2018 Ford Mustang

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN
5.0L – Manual Transmission – Inability To Shift Into Third And Fourth Gear
18-2175
29 June 2018

 

Model:

Ford

2018 Mustang

 

Issue: Some 2018 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine and a manual transmission may exhibit an inability to engage third and fourth gear. This may be due to a broken 3-4 shift fork.

 

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

 

Parts

Description Quantity Part Number
Input Shaft Seal 1 JR3Z-7048-A
Output Shaft Seal 1 JR3Z-7052-A
3rd/4th Shift Fork 1 JR3Z-7230-B
3rd/4th Gear Synchronizer Hub And Sleeve 1 JR3Z-7124-D
Countershaft Bolt Cover 1 BR3Z-7A010-A
Countershaft 3rd Gear 1 JR3Z-7101-A
Gasket 1 BR3Z-5B266-A
Bolt – M12 X 56 mm 3 W719298-S439
Bolt – M10 x 19 mm 2 W717822-S439
Bolt And Washer – M10 x 1.5 mm 3 FR3Z-4B496-B
Nut – M10 x 1.5 mm 2 W705443-S900
Motorcraft High Temperature Nickel Anti-Seize Lubricant 1 XL-2
Motorcraft Penetrating And Lock Lubricant 1 XL-1
Motorcraft Dual Clutch Transmission Fluid 3 XT-11-QDC
Motorcraft Threadlock 262 1 TA-26
Motorcraft Gasket Maker 1 TA-16
Motorcraft High Temperature 4×4 Front Axle And Wheel Bearing Grease 1 XG-11
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 Coupe 5.0L Manual Transmission: Replace Components Following The Service Procedure Includes Time To Remove And Install Transmission (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 182175A 6.8 Hrs.
2018 Mustang Convertible 5.0L with Manual Transmission: Replace Components Following The Service Procedure Includes Time To Remove And Install Transmission (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 182175B 7.4 Hrs.

 

Repair/Claim Coding

Causal Part: 7230
Condition Code: 01

 

Drive Tool Name
1/4″ Ratchet
1/4″ Torque Wrench
1/4″ 10 mm Socket
1/4″ 8 mm Deep Socket
1/4″ Torx T20
3/8″ Power Tool
3/8″ Torque Wrench
3/8″ Ratchet
3/8″ Air Ratchet
3/8″ 30″ Extension
3/8″ 10 mm Socket
3/8″ 15 mm Socket
3/8″ 10 mm Deep Socket
3/8″ 13 mm Deep Socket
3/8″ 10 mm Swivel Socket
3/8″ 13 mm Swivel Socket
3/8″ Torx T30
3/8″ Torx T40
3/8″ 7 mm Allen Key
1/2″ Power Tool
1/2″ Torque Wrench
1/2″ Breaker Bar
1/2″ 15 mm Socket
1/2″ 18 mm Socket
1/2″ 30 mm Deep Socket
21 mm Open Ended Wrench
Trim Tool
Paint Marker
Pry Bar
Wire Brush
Pocket Screwdriver
Hammer
Center Punch
Drill
¼” Drill Bit
Snap Ring Pliers
Feeler Gauge
GENERAL EQUIPMENT:
Exhaust Stand
Block Of Wood
Drain Pan
Transmission Jack
Slide Hammer/Dent Puller
3-Jaw Puller
2-Jaw Puller
Hydraulic Press
Bearing Separator
Heat Gun
Shop Rag
Fluid Suction Device
Vacuum Pump Kit
ESSENTIAL SPECIAL SERVICE TOOLS:
303-476
307-003
308-375
308-938
308-810
205-153
308-809
308-130
308-808
308-811
308-811
308-806
416-D002

 

Service Procedure

  1. Does the shifter move into the third and fourth gear positions when attempting to engage these gears but the gears do not actually engage in the transmission?

(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. Remove the transmission from the vehicle. Refer to WSM, Section 308-03A.
  2. Disassemble the transmission. Replace the 3rd/4th shift fork, the countershaft 3rd gear, and the 3rd/4th gear synchronizer hub and sleeve. Refer to WSM, Section 308-03A.
  3. Reassemble the transmission and reinstall it into the vehicle. Refer to WSM, Section 308-03A.

18-2175
29 June 2018

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10144179

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2018/MC-10144179-9999.pdf

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