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How do I know what transmission I have in my Ford Ranger?

How to Identify the Transmission in a Ford Ranger
To identify the transmission in your Ford Ranger, you can follow these steps:
1. Look for the transmission information on your window sticker if you are a current owner. It will be listed under “Vehicle Description” on top of the window sticker.
2. If you are a new customer, you can visit the Ford website and follow these steps:
– Click on “Vehicles” to select a vehicle.
– Select “Models & Specs” on the vehicle drop-down menu.
– Choose a vehicle model.
– Scroll down and select “Specifications.”
– Scroll down to “Engine Specifications > Transmission type” to view the available transmission types.
3. Another way to identify the transmission is by checking the vehicle’s safety compliance label on the driver’s side door post. The transmission identification code is usually listed on this label.
4. The Ford Ranger has used various transmissions over the years. Here are some identification codes for different transmission models used in the Ford Ranger:
– C3: A light-duty 3-speed automatic transmission used in the 1983-1984 2WD Ford Ranger.
– C5: A 3-speed automatic transmission used in the 1982-1984 four-wheel-drive Rangers.
– A4LD: A 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive used in the 1985-1994 models.
– 4R44E: A 4-speed automatic transmission used in the 1995-2001 2.5-liter and 3-liter Rangers.
– 4R55E: A 4-speed automatic transmission used in the 1995-2001 4-liter Rangers.
– 5R44E: A 5-speed automatic transmission used in the 2.3-liter and 3-liter models.
Remember to verify the specific transmission code for your Ford Ranger using the methods mentioned above.

How do I find my transmission model?

Placard on the driver’s side door
This card contains specific details about the year the car was made, its transmission, engine specifications and other details. To determine what type of transmission system you have under the hood, write down the code that appears underneath or beside the “TR” symbol.

What transmission does Ford trucks use?

The Ford–GM 10-speed automatic transmission is part of a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and General Motors to design and engineer two transmissions: a longitudinal 10-speed transmission and a transverse 9-speed trans-axle.

What kind of transmission does a Ford Ranger have?

10-speed automatic transmission
Engine and Performance Features of the 2023 Ford Ranger
The Ranger has a 270-hp turbocharged inline-four and a 10-speed automatic transmission; it is seen as more of a diet F-150 than a mini-truck.

How do I know if I have a 6 speed or 8 speed transmission?

Okay so it’s easy enough to tell on a four speed uh. This transmission is a 4L60E you see that I am in low that’s second third. And drive would be fourth uh.

What does the 8th digit in a VIN number mean?

engine type
Most manufacturers since the 1980s have used the eighth digit to identify the engine type whenever there is more than one engine choice for the vehicle.

What vehicles have the 4R44E transmission?


  • 1995–2001 Ford Ranger.
  • 1995–1997 Ford Aerostar.
  • 1995–1998 Ford Scorpio.
  • 1995–1996 Ford Explorer.
  • 1995–2001 North American Mazda B-Series.

What vehicles have a 4R75W transmission?

The 4R70W/4R75W transmission is used extensively in such popular applications as the following:

  • Ford (F-150 Series pick-up trucks, E-150 Series vans, Explorers, Expeditions, Crown Victorias, Mustangs and Thunderbirds)
  • Lincoln (Town Cars and Mark VIIIs)
  • Mercury (Cougars, Grand Marquis, Mountaineers and Marauders)

Will my VIN number tell me what transmission I have?

Your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) isn’t just some random jumble of numbers and letters. It’s the DNA of your vehicle. Input this unique code into the NHTSA’s online VIN decoder, and you’ll get a detailed report, often including your vehicle’s transmission type.

How can I identify my Ford transmission?

You can find your transmission type on your window sticker, a Build Sheet, or a Vehicle Identification (VIN) Decode Letter. To find the transmission types on any of our current models: Visit the Ford website. Click on Vehicles to select a vehicle.

Does the Ford Ranger have a standard transmission?

With most 2023 Ford Ranger models, you gain a ten-speed automatic or a six-speed manual transmission. However, the Raptor only includes a ten-speed automatic.

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