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TorqShift Transmission

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This cutaway shows the internals and gear layout of the new 6R140 "TorqShift" six-speed automatic. Also designed in Dearborn, the new transmission features two overdrive gears, and a high-capacity trans fluid filter that extends fluid-change intervals to 150,000 miles. For those of you've who gotta have a stick transmission, you can "lock in" any individual gear you want using the manual ("M") shift detent, and the six-speed's very effective Tow/Haul mode uses electronics to anticipate downshifts more quickly when descending long inclines under load.