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  1. roadkill25

    A4ld kickdown cable part number?

    Have been looking around online trying to find the answer to this question but no luck so far. I would like to figure out the part number for the cable or if a cable such as the one for the aod would work for the old a4ld's. Junkyard currently isn't an option at this moment and I'm hoping to...
  2. stamina

    driveshaft/length difference of assembled 4wd trannies?

    what are the differences in driveshaft length/transmission length between m5r1, a4ld and fm146 4wd transmissions?
  3. stamina

    how to change motor mounts of 2.9 A4LD

    what’s the best way of going about this procedure, videos on youtube are pretty unclear and only display one mount being replaced. i want to do both motor mounts and tranny mount
  4. A4LD_Nghtme

    What are these connectors on my 90 Bronco II? SOLVED!!!

    Have some connectors unplugged with no wires dangling for an idea what they are. One is in the engine compartment next to the harness with light blue wires. Appears to go to VSS based on a manual 89 so I grabbed that cable but mine has dark green/white and orange wires on its vss connector with...
  5. A4LD_Nghtme

    1990 Bii A4LD Valve Body rebuild with ZERO engagement. SOLVED!!!

    Hey there all!!! I've officially searched through this site, FTE, and even explorer forums(posted this on there too) but still can't find a straight answer as to a possible problem with my trans. Here is what I changed: Transtec valve body gaskets. Transgo and Superior Shift kit combined. Sonnax...
  6. Looking for a GO - No Go recommendation re: needed A4LD repair(s)

    Hello Everyone. Hope all are well. I'm looking for advice on whether or not to "tackle" an A4LD failure or to turn the problem over to a transmission specialist. For some context relative to my abilities ... I'm a former IBM Customer Engineer of 20 years. I repaired most of the typewriters...
  7. Available choices for trans swap

    I have a 94 ranger with a 2.3 4cyl engine and the A4ld trans . The trans is bad and I am ether gona get it rebuilt or swap in a used one or swap to a manual. I'm told a rebuild will cost me a couple thousand dollars and I will still have a not so good a4ld , and as far as swapping in a used...
  8. 2.3L ('83-'97) 2.3 and trans options

    Hi all, first off i apologize if these questions are answered in here already. Ive never used forms before, and there is a ton of info in here and on the site, good work. A little overwhelming at times. Anyways my questions. Background story first. I do not have a ranger but am looking...
  9. plaligraphy

    A4LD Port plug question?

    What is this plug right above the shift linkage for? Could i possibly use it for my trans temp gauge? Thank you 90’ Ranger A4LD
  10. plaligraphy

    A4LD Transmission temp gauge

    How would i hook up the sender for my autometer trans temp gauge without having to drill a hole in the stamped pan, i don’t trust that it won’t leak. 90’ Ranger A4LD
  11. JMF661

    A4LD Transmission fluid type, brand, ect.

    Hello all. I have a 1994 Ranger 4.0 OHV 4x4 with the A4LD transmission. I have recently picked up the truck as a little side project/money pit. I am looking to do a full fluid and filter service on the transmission and transfer case. I am led to understand using some full synthetic mercon fluids...
  12. A4LD to M5OD swap?

    Hello! I'm pretty new here, so I hope I'm posting in the correct thread. TLDR: A4ld went out, want to find a M5OD to swap in. Skip to the "CONCLUSION" if you don't want the full story. I was given a 1990 Bronco II by my Grandpa, it's sort of been a family vehicle for a long time. I drove it...
  13. Just got a Bronco II

    Hi! I'm new here. My Grandpa is giving me a 1990 Bronco II, 2.9 with the A4LD auto. The trans has been rebuild in the past, but the engine is stock. Of course it's a 5 digit odometer, but according to my Grandpa it's spun around twice, putting it at around 266k miles. Just wondering of you guys...
  14. Pix3L8

    Transfer case question/issue

    Hi guys, I made a thread about this a while back when I was less informed about the problem I am currently dealing with, ill try to explain this better. So here's the issue, I have an M5OD transmission out of my old Ranger and I want to put it into my Bronco II. the Bronco has an a4ld trans...
  15. 94 a4ld leak that disappeared

    Hi. I was given a 94 B4000 with less than 50K on it. It had been sitting for a long time and the thing wasn't shifting right, but I saw it improving the more I drove it. I finally felt comfortable enough to pull the Boy Scout Trailer, which is a 12 foot single axle enclosed trailer. Not the...
  16. '94 4x4 - Good idea to swap A4LD to M5R1?

    I have a 1994 Ranger 4.0L 4x4 with 170k on it and the A4LD transmission (also has 6" lift, 4.56 gears, and 33s for what it's worth). Runs fine, no problems, but it has high miles and I am thinking of the future. I've read the tech articles on swapping in a manual. I am not a gearhead and will...
  17. Conversion to 4.0 Transmission Question

    Im trying to convert my 89 2.9l Auto ranger to the 4.0. I have a motor out of a 1990 with wire harness and ECU. As of rightnow having issues tracking down a good transmission out of a 4.0 ranger. So my question is can i keep my 89 auto transmission and just get it rebuilt with stronger parts to...
  18. spark plug

    leaky Trans line/fitting

    I have a new radiator in My 91 explorer and had noticed that the transmission line/fitting was leaking on the top I re tightened it both the fitting and line but it still wants to seep I don't dare tighten it anymore don't wanna wreck the new radiator I put high tack on the lines and fittings...
  19. 1991 Ranger XLT with A4LD

    I'm doing a transmission swap from A4LD to A4LD. The new transmission doesn't have the lower part of the dipstick tube and I can't get the lower part out of the old transmission. Any ideas on how to get it out. I've tried heat and penetrating oil. I can't find a replacement anywhere. I would...
  20. M5od?

    I have an 89 B2 with a 4.0L and an A4LD. Which manual transmission would be easiest in terms of fabrication to swap in?

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