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Will my VIN tell me what transmission?

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Old 04-21-2010, 09:41 PM
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Will my VIN tell me what transmission?

My 1992 F-150 has a 5.0 V8 with automatic and the trans is slipping it's butt off.I have found a trans at the local salvage yard with 140000 miles for $400.just wondering if the VIN will give them all the info needed to match up the trans.or I could pull the old trans and take it to match up.Thanks
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There's no tranny info in the VIN.

Look on your door sticker and tell us the code under "TR" or "TRANS".

On a '92 5.0, it would likely be either an "E" (E4OD, 20 pan bolts) or a "T" (AOD, 14 pan bolts).

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How do you know a junkyard trans with 140,000 miles on it will be any better than what you have?
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Door sticker code is "T" Thanks
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