I have a 2001 ford f 150 extended cab 4.6 v8 with automatic transmission. how do I adjust or replace shifter cable to transmission ?

Asked by Jun 27, 2013 at 03:09 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I need help on how to adjust or replace shifter cable for a 2001 ford f 150 xlt 4.6 eng.
extend cab automatic transmission ?

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Cable and Bracket Adjustment—4.2L, 4.6L with 4R70W Transmission Place the gearshift lever in the (D) position. Place a three pound weight on the gearshift lever. Raise and support the vehicle; refer to Section 100-02. Disconnect the transmission shift cable from the manual control lever (7A256). Unlock the lock tab on the transmission shift cable. Place the manual control lever in the (D) position. Place the manual control lever in the first gear position. Move the manual control lever two detents to the (D) position. Connect the transmission shift cable to the manual control lever. Lock the transmission shift cable lock tab. NOTE: If equipped with air suspension, reactivate the system by turning on the air suspension switch. Lower the vehicle. Remove the three pound weight. Carefully move the gearshift lever from detent to detent and comp are with transmission settings. Verify that the vehicle will start in PARK or NEUTRAL and backup lamps illuminate in REVERSE. If not, Steps 1- 5 must be repeated and include digital TR sensor adjustment in NEUTRAL. Readjust if necessary. HOPE THIS HELPS

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