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Issues with your ZF-S547 Manual Transmission zfs547 is not correctly identified can be extremely costly and cost you plenty of cash as well as down-time as outlined by Manual Transmission Rebuild expert Dan Schoenfelder of Midwest Transmission Center Zumbrota, MN. Below Dan provides 5 of the very frequent ZF S5-47 Manual Transmission breakdowns. Midwest Transmission Center can provide ZF-S547 Transmission rebuilt transmissions as well as components and free technical assistance with your own transmission repairs. If you need extreme duty and generally are damaging gears as well as main or counter shafts we offer cryogenic heat-treated replacements, this will add about 30% to the strength over the OE components.

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utilizing the ZF-S547 in 1995 to 1998 employed the S547M was utilized between 1999 to 2001, this particular transmission is rated for 470 lb-ft. input torque all gears are synchronized. The particular unit came in A couple of distinct ratios wide and close ratio versions. The close ratio edition is utilized in F-Series trucks using a 7.3 Lt diesel engine and a gross vehicle bodyweight over 8500 lbs.

This transmission includes an light-weight aluminum case using an integral bell housing. The ZF transmission used with the 7.3 Lt diesel engines calls for synthetic Motorcraft MERCON ATF fluid. Rebuilt Manual ZF-S547 Transmission can be purchased from Midwest Transmission Center, offer rebuild overhaul kits and hard-parts, ask about our great take out parts, (used) allow us to assist saving you some cash!

of the most common problems in ZF-S547 stick shift problems tend to be:

Noise on acceleration and speed, ZF-S547 Noise upon deceleration
This problem may be traced to failing of the pilot bearing in the flywheel, also examine to ensure that the fluid level is proper. It's also wise to examine the bearing in between your input and main shaft. Rough and extreme wear around the back bearing on the output shaft. Sound can also be caused by substantial use of needle bearings underneath main-shaft gears.

Hard to get into gear ZF-S547
1st, 2nd and reverse
may be attributed to faltering clutch. As well as failure of the reverse syncro ring/slider.

Grinding going
into gear ZF-S547
Syncro ring or slider wear,
excessive bearing wear permitting shafts to relocate away from design boundaries. Yet another prevalent problem is excessively worn shift housing or shifter, each of which can substitute by re-manufactured components by Midwest Transmission Center.

Popping out of gear ZF-S547
May be a result of worn syncro slider and or possibly shift lever maladjusted. Worn out input bearing in addition to shift shaft.

Won't shift through gear to gear ZF-S547
This problem could be brought on by the examples below: Shift fork pads missing or with abnormal wear, broken fork or slider grooved.

The ZF-S547 transmission
can also receive problems for the front case 1 / 2 (bell housing) and perhaps the rear extension housing because of a damaged drive shaft, bent, out of balance, extreme wear of u-joint or yoke. At the very first sign of vibration we recommend that you have the driveline high-speed balanced. Malfunction of one's dual mass flywheel can also break the actual bell housing portion of the case.

Call today 888-824-2012 to purchase a rebuilt ZF-S547 manual transmission or parts; buy the parts from Midwest Transmission Center and also you need help just contact the Drivetrain Expert 1-888-834-2012 it is free of charge, we've got the actual answers you'll need. To find out more see our web site at



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