How do I identify a Ford AOD transmission?
- Slide under the vehicle to view the transmission pan. The transmission is under the center of the vehicle, immediately behind the engine.
- Look for the electronic cable and electrical plug. AODE and 4R70W transmissions have a plug on the driver's-side rear of the transmission housing.
Similarly, it is asked, how do I know what Ford transmission I have?
How to Identify Ford Transmissions
- Take a picture of the transmission.
- Measure the distance from the bellhousing to the rear of the transmission.
- Look at the transmission pan and note the shape and the number of bolts.
- Find the year of the vehicle the transmission came from.
- Find the model of the vehicle the transmission came from.
Subsequently, question is, is the Ford AOD transmission any good? The Ford AOD transmission was evident in cars like the Mustangs, Fairmont, and LTDs around 1980 and 1993, and it was quite unique even though not in a really good way. For starters, it uprooted the Second gear in the shift pattern which left the latter dwindling in the gory land without remarkable performance.
Herein, are all Ford AOD transmissions the same?
The AODE and 4R70W transmissions were an all-new AOD case designed for electronic interaction with engine controls. The AODE and 4R70W are essentially the same AOD-based transmission. This is a 1997 4R70W with a speedometer drive and output shaft speed sensor. Visible here is the manual shift lever for a column shift.
What years did Ford use the AOD transmission?
The AOD (for automatic overdrive) is a four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. Introduced in 1980, it was Ford's first four-speed automatic overdrive transmission. The gearset design is based on the Ford "X" automatic transmissions used during the 1950s, 60s and 70s.