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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1996-97 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 GAS

Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks.

For R-134a system an electronic type leak detector is recommended.

Electronic Leak Detectors
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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Brake Distribution Valve & Switch -> Brake Warning Light Systems -> Combination Valve -> Description -> Diagonally Split Systems -> Failure Warning Switch -> Front & Rear Split Systems -> Metering Valve -> Proportioner Or Pressure Control Valve -> Proportioning Valve & Switch -> Testing -> Testing Warning Light Systems
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 GAS

Front & Rear Split Systems

When the brake pedal is depressed, both the primary (front brake) and the secondary (rear brake) master cylinder pistons are moved simultaneously to exert hydraulic fluid pressure on their respective independent hydraulic systems. The fluid displacement of the master cylinder is proportioned to fulfill the requirements of each of the two independent hydraulic brake systems, Fig. .

If a failure of a rear (secondary) brake system should occur, initial brake pedal movement causes the unrestricted secondary piston to bottom in the master cylinder bore. Primary p...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> 2003-04 Marauder, 1987-06 Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 GAS

Disassemble

Do not clamp driveshaft in jaws of a vice or a similar holding fixture.

  • Place driveshaft on a suitable workbench.
  • Mark positions of driveshaft components relative to driveshaft tube. This ensures all components are reassembled in same relationship to maintain correct balance.
  • Index driveshaft and driveshaft components.
  • Clamp U-Joint Tool in a vise.
  • Remove snap rings.
  • If bearing cup cannot be pressed all way out, remove it with vise grips.
  • Remove driveshaft slip-yoke.
  • Position driveshaft in U-Joint Tool.
  • Press out a bearing cup.
  • Rotate driveshaft 180 degrees.
  • Press on...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove starter shield, if required.
  • Disconnect starter cable and push on connector. When disconnecting hardshell connector at S-terminal, grasp plastic shell and pull off. Do not pull on wire. Be careful to pull straight off to prevent damage to connector and S-terminal. If any part of connect...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Message Center -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 GAS

The message center may be located to the right of the instrument cluster, or it may be a part of the cluster itself. It consists of three buttons: Select, E/M and Reset. The E/M button switches the display betw...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Turn lower fan shroud in upper fan shroud to allow clearance for fan shroud removal.
  • Disconnect cooling fan electrical connector at righthand side of fan shroud.
  • Remove radiator upper sight shield.
  • Loosen fan shroud from its radiator mounting, then remove lower radiator hose from supports on fan shroud.
  • Lift fan shroud and electric cooling fan assembly out of vehicle.
  • Disconnect transmission oil co...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 CNG

  • Rotate tensioner away from belt using a breaker bar installed in 1/2 inch square hole in tensioner arm.
  • Lift old belt over alternator pulley...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1996 Ford Crown Victoria cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 GASEngine Compartment Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Relay Center
  • PCM Power Relay
  • Brake Fluid Level Switch
  • Windshield Wiper Motor
  • Ambient Temperature Sensor
  • Cowl Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6 V8 GASCowl Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Sensor
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Right Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Park Brake Switch
  • Right I/P Courtesy Lamp
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1996 Ford Crown Victoria cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1996 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Multi-Function Switch
  • Headlamp Switch Assembly
  • LH/RH Cornering Lamp
  • 1996 Ford Crown Victoria  4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Window Defrost Relay
  • Switch Illumination
  • Rear Window Defrost Control
  • On Indicator
  • Hidden Antenna Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 Ford Crown Victoria cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM - UPGRADE MODIFICATIONS FOR HIGH-SPEED REAR IMPACTS - WISCONSIN & CONNECTICUT ONLY
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Brakes, Power Brakes, Traction Control
  • Steering, Suspension
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
  • Document: SAFETY RECALL - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Instruments, Dash Cluster, Warning Lights, Mirrors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1996 Ford Crown Victoria cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1996 Ford Crown Victoria cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1996 Ford Crown Victoria cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1996 Ford Crown Victoria cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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