Ford 5 speed (FWD) Manual Transmission Overhaul Kit Print E-mail

For the Ford Motor Company model MTX5, M5TX and MTX75 these quality manual transmission parts and overhaul kits are designed to be top of the line overhaul kits. We have include information on how to identify individual transmissions, application information, model year,and detailed kit and part availability by transmission type. The Ford transmission that is covered in this section is 5 speed front wheel drive (FWD). Typically used in Ford and Mercury in the following models Escort, EXP, ZX2, Taurus and Tempo. Mercury used the MTX5 in the following models: LYNX and LN7, Sable, Topaz. Ford used the M5TX transmission in the following models: Escort, EXP, ZX2 and Probe. Overhaul kits are also available for the MTX75 model Ford manual 5 speed used in: Focus and by Mercury in the Cougar and Mystique.

Different overhaul kits are available depending on the extent of the overhaul that you plan, the contents of the kits are described as follows:

  • DTSBKXXX Kits (FWD): Main case bearings, gaskets, seals. You may also want to add new bearing retainer, nuts, extension housing bushing. Syncro rings are not included in these kits.
  • DTSBKXXXWS Kits (FWD): Main case bearings, gaskets, seals. You may also want to add new bearing retainer, nuts, extension housing bushing. Syncro rings are included in these kits.

nformation and parts are provided for the following Transmission: Mazda/Ford 5 Speed (FWD), an illustrated drawing for Model 626F is available. In addition an illustrated drawing for the M5XT Mazda unit is provided.

IDENTIFICATION- Ford 5spd, FWD, Aluminum case see detailed description on each model.

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Below you will find overhaul kits and parts for your Ford MTX5, 5 speed manual FWD transmissions used in Excort, EXP, ZX2, Taurus and Tempo. Mercury used the MTX5 in the following models: LYNX and LN7, Sable, Topaz. Ford used the M5TX transmission in the following models: Excort, EXP, ZX2 and Probe. Overhaul kits are also available for the MTX75 model Ford manual 5 speed used in: Focus and by Mercury in the Cougar and Mystique. In addition to these overhaul kits we can provide miscellaneous hardparts, don't see what you need just give us a call.

  Model Cyl. Engine Trans. Model Year Description
Overhaul Kit
Your Cost
Overhaul Kit with Syncro Rings
Your Cost
  ESCORT, EXP and ZX2 4 cyl 2.0L MTX5 1984-85 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 24 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159WS Call
  ESCORT, EXP and ZX2 4 cyl 1.6L MTX5 1985-86 MTX5, aluminum case DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159WS Call
  ESCORT, EXP and ZX2 4 cyl 1.9L MTX5 1985-87 MTX5, aluminum case DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159AWS $234.98
  ESCORT, EXP and ZX2 4 cyl 2.0L MTX5 1985-87 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 30 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159AWS $234.98
  ESCORT, EXP and ZX2 4 cyl 1.9L MTX5 1988-90 MTX5, aluminum case - 1st-4th synchro rings are fiber lined DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159LWS $284.40
  TAURUS 4 cyl 2.5L MTX5 1986-89 MTX5 DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159AWS $234.98
  TAURUS 6 cyl 3.0L MTX5 1989-95 MTX5 SHO DTSBK159B N/A DTSBK159BWS N/A
  TEMPO 4 cyl 4 cyl MTX5 1983-86 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 24 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159WS Call
  TEMPO 4 cyl 2.3L MTX5 1984-86 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 24 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159WS Call
  TEMPO 4 cyl 4 cyl MTX5 1986-87 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 30 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159AWS $234.98
  TEMPO 4cyl 2.3L MTX5 1986-87 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 30 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159AWS $234.98
  TEMPO 6cyl 3.0L MTX5 1992-94 MTX5 DTSBK159C N/A DTSBK159CWS N/A
MERCURY                  
  LYNX and LN7 4cyl 1.6L MTX5 1983-86 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 24 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159WS Call
  LYNX and LN7 4cyl 1.9L MTX5 1985-86 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 24 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159WS Call
  LYNX and LN7 4cyl 2.0L MTX5 1985-86 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 24 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159WS Call
  LYNX and LN7 4cyl 1.6L MTX5 1986-87 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 30 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159AWS $234.98
  LYNX and LN7 4cyl 1.9L MTX5 1986-87 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 30 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159AWS $234.98
  LYNX and LN7 4cyl 2.0L MTX5 1986-87 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 30 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159AWS $234.98
  SABLE 4cyl 2.5L MTX5 1986-90 MTX5, aluminum case DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159AWS $234.98
  TOPAZ 4cyl 2.0L MTX5 1984-86 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 24 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159WS Call
  TOPAZ 4cyl 2.3L MTX5 1984-86 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 24 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159WS Call
  TOPAZ 4cyl 2.0L MTX5 1986-87 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 30 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159AWS $234.98
  TOPAZ 4cyl 2.3L MTX5 1986-89 MTX5, aluminum case - 5th synchro ring has 30 teeth DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159AWS $234.98
  TOPAZ 4cyl 2.3L MTX5 1990-94 MTX5, aluminum case - 1 st-4th synchro rings are fiber lined DTSBK159 $129.75 DTSBK159LWS $284.40
  TOPAZ 6cyl 3.0L MTX5 1992-94 MTX5, aluminum case DTSBK159C N/A DTSBK159CW5 N/A
                     
Ford                  
  ESCORT, EXP and ZX2 4 cyl 1.9L M5TX 1991-94 M5TX, aluminum case - 25.4mm I.D. ball input bearing DTSBK277 $109.79 DTSBK277WS $204.87
  ESCORT, EXP and ZX2 4 cyl 1.9L M5TX 1994-96 M5TX, aluminum case, reverse synchro ring - 24.9mm I.D. ball input bearing DTSBK277A $109.52 DTSBK277AWS $192.63
  ESCORT, EXP and ZX2 4 cyl 2.0L M5TXA 1997-99 M5TXA, aluminum case, reverse synchro ring - 16mm wide input bearing DTSBK210 $170.75 DTSBK210AWS $330.20
  ESCORT, EXP and ZX2 4 cyl 2.0L M5TXA 1999-on M5TXA, aluminum case, reverse synchro ring - 15mm wide input bearing DTSBK210C $234.22 DTSBK210CWS $257.01
  PROBE 4 cyl 2.2L M5TXA 1988-92 M5TXA DTSBK210 $170.75 DTSBK210AWS $330.20
  PROBE 4 cyl 2.0L M5TXA 1992-97 M5TXA DTSBK210 $170.75 DTSBK210AWS $330.20
  PROBE 6 cyl 2.5L M5TXA 1993-97 M5TXA DTSBK210 $170.75 DTSBK210AWS $330.20
  PROBE 6 cyl 3.0L
PR5T 1990-92
  DTSBK330
$239.69
 DTSBK33WS $390.69
                     
Ford                  
  FOCUS 4 cyl 2.0L MTX75 2000-on 5spd, FWD, MTX75, no cover over 5th gears - 18.5mm wide rear pinion bearing DTSBK334 $ 261.31 DTSBK334WS $ 552.82
  FOCUS 4 cyl 2.0L MTX75 2000-on 5spd, FWD, MTX75, no cover over 5th gears - 20.5mm wide rear pinion bearing DTSBK334A $ 268.13 DTSBK334AWS $ 542.51
                     
MERCURY                  
  COUGAR 4 cyl 2.0L MTX75 1999-02 5spd, FWD, MTX75 DTSBK334A $ 268.13 DTSBK334AWS $ 542.51
  COUGAR 6 cyl 2.5L MTX75 1999-02 5spd, FWD, MTX75 DTSBK334A $ 268.13 DTSBK334AWS $ 542.51
  MYSTIQUE 4cyl 2.0L MTX5 1995-00 MTX75 DTSBK334 $261.13 DTSBK334WS $622.00
  MYSTIQUE 6cyl 2.5L MTX5 1999-02 MTX75 DTSBK334A $268.13 DTSBK334AWS $542.51


Part Number

Description

Type

Years

Cost

Bearings

 

301681 Differential 35mm X 60mm

1981-96

$14.18

301718 Differential 40mm X 68mm

1983-97

$24.22

301717 Differential 45mm X 75mm

1988-92

$28.00

Metal Clad Seals

 

301007 Input, Front 24mm X 40mm

1981-96

$6.90

301016 Input, Front 27mm X 43mm

1983-96

$6.90

301070 Input, Front 28mm X 43mm

1988-92

$6.50

70551 Axle  

1981-96

$6.58