Article 1288 - Manual Transmission Hard Shift Caused By Improper Clutch Operation

TSB #86 - February 23, 1968
(1968 F-100-250-350 4x2 and F-100-250- 4x4, 1967 F-100-250 4x2)


Complaints of hard shift or high shift effort or gear clash on 1967 and 1968 light trucks can be caused by improper clutch adjustment. The clutch should be adjusted following the procedure in the 1967 Ford Truck Shop Manual, page 5-18. Set the top of pedal to floor distance to 7-3/8" to 7-3/4" on 1968 units and 6-5/8" to 6-7/8" on 1967 units as indicated in Fig. 1.

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Fig. 1 - Click to enlarge

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