Ford- Fairmount/Zephyr 1978-1983 Repair Guide

General Information


Three types of manual transmissions have been offered in the Fairmont and Zephyr. In 1978, a three-speed transmission was offered. 1979 and later models used either a four-speed (standard) or a four-speed overdrive (overdrive in fourth) transmission.

Only the 140 cid (2.3L) and the 200 cid (3.3L) engines were available with manual transmission.

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Fig. Fig. 1 Manual Transmission Identification