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2006 e250 5.4 transmission tailshaft housing cracked

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Old 06-09-2018, 06:53 PM
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2006 e250 5.4 transmission tailshaft housing cracked

The transmission tailshaft housing broke where it is bolted to the removable frame rail. I assume I hit something with the low hanging frame rail it is bolted to.

Is this a big deal to change? I have looked up diagrams and they seem pretty basic, like no small parts. A rebuilt housing seems to go for ~130$ with a new seal for where it meets the main body of the tranny.

How difficult is removing the drive shaft from the housing?
 
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Old 06-09-2018, 07:02 PM
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I just used the vin decoder, here is the hopefully relevant transmission info. I assume there was only one automatic transmission during this year?
Trans Order Code44Q Trans Type4 4.0 min 4.0 maxTrans Description Cont.Automatic w/OD
 
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Old 06-10-2018, 01:42 PM
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If it's the very rear, tail shaft housing, it has a handful of bolts.
I found some on on ebay before.
 
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Old 07-11-2018, 05:35 PM
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Finally got my van back on the road. I had my mechanic put the replacement on. I ended up buying a parts van to take a housing off for 1000$. Amazingly my wife doesn't have an issue with it sitting in our driveway...for now. None of the junkyards had the housing and it is backordered from ford.

At least I have a set of extra wheels now. And I can put the axle on my trailer
 
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