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Ford RWB FWD 5 Speed Manual Transmission Overhaul Kit Print E-mail


These quality manual transmission parts, rebuild kits 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 the RWB (FWD). Typically used in Escort., LN7, Lynx, Sable, Taurus, Tempo and Topaz's requiring 5 speed applications.

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

  • MRK Kit (FWD): Main case bearings, gaskets, seals, kits may also include nuts, dogs & wires, thrust bearings, extension housing bushing, small parts kit, shifter bushings however miscellaneous parts will vary by transmission. Syncro rings are sold separately in sets.

    Information and parts are provided for the following Transmission: Ford RWB 5 Speed (FWD)

IDENTIFICATION Aluminum 2-piece case with solid triangular shaped back half and no rear cover. The 4 speed trans axle has two shafts while the 5 speed has a third shaft to accommodate 5th gear.

RWB (Front and rear input shaft bearings are the same and the front and rear pinion shaft bearings are the same):

Escort   1983-90
EXP   1983-88
LN7   1983
Lynx   1983-87
Sable   1986-89
Taurus except SHO   1986-88
Tempo 4 Cylinder 1984-94
Topaz 4 Cylinder 1984-94
RWB-SHO (Front and rear input shaft bearings are different and the front and rear pinion shaft bearings are different)
Taurus SHO   1989-95
Tempo 3.0L V6 1992-94
Topaz 3.0L V6 1992-

Part Number





Rebuild Kits  
MRK100240 Master Rebuild Kit except below



MRK100248 Master Rebuild Kit V6 Tempo & V6 Topaz



  Kits below DO NOT include differential carrier bearings:


K100240 Rebuild Kit except SHO & V6



Syncro Ring Kits


SK240A Syncro Ring Kit RWD case codes: CR, CS, CT, CU, CV, DF



SK240B Syncro Ring Kit (except SHO & V6) RWB case codes: CY, CZ, DA, DB, DC, DE, DG



SK245 Syncro Ring Kit SHO - Lined 1st - 4th





301726 Input Bearing, Front Cup (except SHO & V6)



301729 Input Bearing, Front Cone (except SHO & V6)



301726 Input Bearing, Rear Cup (All)



301729 Input Bearing, Rear Cone (All)



301680 5th Gear Shaft, Front All



301680 5th Gear Shaft, Rear All



301685 Differential Carrier Bearing (except SHO & V6



301686 Differential Carrier Bearing SHO



301697 Differential Carrier Bearing V6 Tempo & V6 Topaz



Metal Clad Seals


301021 Front Input All



49551 Axle All





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