instructions on 3 speed column change please

Asked by Jul 13, 2010 at 01:14 PM about the Ford F-100

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

hi strange as it may seem I have replaced the plugs points condenser and repaired the low tension feed wire in the distributor,changed all the slave cylinders and the rear shoes.
i have fired it up bled the brakes and freed off the clutch.

only problem that i have is i cant work out where the gears are !!
I have found reverse and 1 other but i dont know which one but it dosent feel like first gear
can anyone help out with a basic instruction for me ?
and any net avaliable source for diagrams and manuals would be great
regards
Darren

3 Answers

the lever closet to the firewall is 1st and reverse,the lower one is 2nd and 3rd,reverse and 2nd should go into the up position when in gear,you have 2 linkiged on the tranny top goes into upper lever bottom goes into lower lever.

With a 3 speed column, you have to move the shifter into the neutral position and push forward and then up that will be second. to get to third just push the lever down from second. the shift pattern is an h shape if that helps.

why u diging up a year old post??

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 1973Ford F100,What Causes My Truck To Stall,But It Will Cranktion... 5 answers

    Could It Have Any Thing To Do With my Distributor And or Coil,Need Help To Figure Out Whats Goin

    1973 Ford F-100

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • F100 300cid. Engine runs great until I put in drive. 10 answers

    I have replaced OEM EGR valve, replaced fuel pump, replaced spark plugs, air filter. Stopped 3 vacuum leaks all 3 in or around carb with rubber hose/tight screw in end method. I crank truck...runs fi...

    1982 Ford F-100

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Car wont start. 1 answer

    Car wont start i accidentally hooked up the battery up wrong and a wire to my solenoid started smoking. I changed solenoid now i am getting no response. I need input please.

    1982 Ford F-100 XLT Standard Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1981 ford F100, 302W , won't stay running 1 answer

    I put new fuel pump fuel filter air filter Still doing the same thing it runs and dies if I don't keep pushing the gas I changed the battery and still didn't fix the problem I'm kinda lost please ...

    1981 Ford F-100

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • How do I remove the radio 7 answers

    Radio removal instructions

    2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat Crew Cab 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

F-100

Looking for a Used F-100 in your area?

CarGurus has 150 nationwide F-100 listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Ford F-100 Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Ford F-100 Experts

#1 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 400
#2 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 300
#3 MrBlueOval
MrBlueOval
Reputation 240
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
3,013 Great Deals out of 207,755 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Ranger
196 Great Deals out of 6,752 listings starting at $1,595
Used Ford F-250
559 listings starting at $1,342
Used Ford Mustang
534 Great Deals out of 42,737 listings starting at $1,699
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,513 Great Deals out of 152,115 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
702 Great Deals out of 31,951 listings starting at $2,750
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
489 Great Deals out of 43,316 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford Bronco
181 listings
Used Dodge Ram 1500
500 Great Deals out of 13,069 listings starting at $1,495
Used GMC Sierra 1500
974 Great Deals out of 60,125 listings starting at $1,299
Used Chevrolet Camaro
400 Great Deals out of 40,630 listings starting at $3,500
Used Jeep Wrangler
509 Great Deals out of 18,411 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet C/K 1500
1,065 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford F-150 SVT Lightning
4 Great Deals out of 137 listings starting at $8,999