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Old 05-07-2008, 16:57   #1 (permalink)
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Question 2001 Taurus Transmission Identity?

Can someone tell me how to identify which transmission I have? Door sticker was no help, area left blank.

Thanks, James
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Re: 2001 Taurus Transmission Identity?

If you can count pan bolts, you can identify:

AX4S = 17 BOLTS
AX4N = 19 BOLTS
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Can someone tell me how to identify which transmission I have? Door sticker was no help, area left blank.

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Just look at the pan. Should have AXOD (AX4S) METRIC or AX4N(4F50N) METRIC stamped on it.
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Just look at the pan. Should have AXOD (AX4S) METRIC or AX4N(4F50N) METRIC stamped on it.
The pan is smooth, no markings at all. I'm needing to order a RF CV shaft and I hope to be able to look into it this weekend. Ball joint for that side is also bad so im gonna kill 2 birds with one stone.

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Re: 2001 Taurus Transmission Identity?

You were right tbird, it was stamped on the pan. AXOD Metric...17 pan bolts

It's been awhile since I was under there & I coulda swore it was a smooth pan.

Thanks again to both you and Rick for the info
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