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Need help with '02 transmission swap

I've scanned the web looking for information on a manual-to-automatic swap, but the information out there is very limited. I'm starting to have problems with my left knee, which is why I'm considering the swap. I can do the mechanical work with no problem, but my concern is all the little differences between a manual and automatic, for example, needing a jumper wire for the neutral safety switch (and from what I've read, a jumper wire somewhere on the main wiring harness as well). I've also read that I'll need to do something with the Passive Anti-Theft Security module as well. From what I've read, here's what I need:

-4R70W transmission
-Driveshaft from same transmission
-New computer module for same transmission or have dealer flash old computer
-Engine wiring harness for automatic transmission
-Mounting brace for automatic transmission
-Brake lockout switch
-Torque Converter
-Automatic gear lever & cable

I know this isn't a complete list, which is why I need help. What I'd love to see is a basic parts list. I really don't want to get rid of the car (plus no dealership will give me what it's worth anyway), but I need to do something before I really screw my knee up. Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-18-2010
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You're the second one in a bout a week to ask this question. Strange, it's usually the other way around.....

https://www.allfordmustangs.com/forum...nual-auto.html

FYI. You don't need an engine harness, you need the auto transmission harness. And the only other things are a flexplate and bolts.


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