All vehicles 1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section 414-01. 2. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position on a hoist. For additional information, refer to Section 100-02 4×4 vehicles 3. Remove the transfer case. For additional information, refer to Section 308-07A. 4. To maintain initial driveshaft balance, index-mark the front flange and pinion flange. ? Remove the four bolts and remove the front driveshaft. 4×2 vehicles 5. Remove the rear driveshaft. For additional information, refer to Section 205-01. All vehicles 6. NOTE: Drain the transmission fluid if the transmission is disassembled, or installation of a new transmission is necessary. Place a drain pan under the transmission fluid pan. 7. Drain the transmission fluid. Loosen the transmission fluid pan bolts and allow the fluid to drain. After the fluid has drained, remove the bolts. Remove the transmission fluid pan and transmission fluid pan gasket. 9. NOTE: The transmission fluid pan gasket is reusable. Clean and inspect for damage. If not damaged, the gasket should be reused. Install the transmission fluid pan and gasket. 1. Position the transmission fluid pan gasket. 2. Position the transmission fluid pan. 10. Install the bolts. 11. Remove the starter motor solenoid terminal cover. 12. NOTE: The 4.6L engine is shown, the 4.2L and 5.4L engines are similar. Disconnect the starter motor electrical connectors. 4.2L engines 13. Remove the bolt, stud bolt and starter. 4.6L and 5.4L engines 14. Remove the starter motor. 1. Remove the stud bolt. 2. Remove the two bolts. 3. Remove the starter.