How can you tell if a transmission is AOD?

The AOD transmission can be identified in several ways. Its prominent 14-bolt pan is probably the easiest way. The pan is basically square but the back two corners are tucked in a little tighter than the front corners making the pan look like home plate with the front point cut off.

How can you tell the difference between AODE and AOD?

Look for the electronic cable and electrical plug. AODE and 4R70W transmissions have a plug on the driver’s-side rear of the transmission housing. This is where the electronic control cable plugs into the unit and is what differentiates the older AOD transmission from AODE and 4R70W units.

How can you tell the difference between a 4R70W and AOD?

The AOD is FULLY hydraulic with no electrical controls. The AOD-E and 4R70W are also hydraulic, but are electronically controlled. The difference between the AOD-E and 4R70W is WELL documented in the man’s thesis right here on this site. It’s not just the gear ratios, but that is the major part of it.

What vehicles came with an AOD transmission?

4R70W used in all applications:

  • Ford F-Series.
  • Ford Crown Victoria.
  • Mercury Grand Marquis.
  • Lincoln Town Car.
  • Ford Mustang.
  • Ford Expedition.
  • Ford E-Series.
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How much HP can a Ford AOD handle?

This unusual system can accommodate up to 450 hp or so before pieces start snapping. A sturdier single-shaft arrangement keeps the converter from locking up in Third and Fourth gears, and this alone makes a worked AOD effective into the 600hp range.

How does the 6R80 transmission work?

The transmission utilizes five clutch packs and a single one-way clutch to achieve six forward gear ratios, whereas earlier four speed units use six or more clutches/bands to achieve only four gears. … 6R80 Transmission Ratios: 4.17, 2.34, 1.57, 1.14, 0.87, and 0.69:1.

What does AODE mean?


Acronym Definition
AODE Automatic Overdrive Electronic (transmission)
AODE Alcohol and Other Drug Effects (health)
AODE Alcohol and Other Drug Education Program (various locations)
AODE Averaged One-Dependence Estimator (computer science)

What year AOD is best?

89-’93 are the best years for the AOD, they already have the better internals for anything with horsepower.

How do I use AOD?

Swipe down to access the Settings menu, or open the Settings app from your app drawer. Scroll down and tap on Lock Screen. Tap to toggle on the Always On Display feature. Tap the Tap to show link underneath.