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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Ford F-150 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Ford F-150 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Pressure Cutoff Switch, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Ford F-150 Pickup HARLEY-DAVIDSON Edition 5.4 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect electrical connector.
  • Remove pressure cutoff switch.
  • Reverse procedure to install...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Ford F-150 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Ford F-150 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Aerostar, E-Series, F-Series & Ranger (RABS) -> System Service -> 1997 F-250HD & F-350 -> Aerostar -> Aerostar & 1997 Ranger -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> E-Series -> Except Aerostar & 1997 Ranger -> F-150 & F-250LD -> F-Super Duty Series -> Installation -> RABS Module -> Ranger -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor -> Removal -> Speed Sensor Ring
Vehicle: 1997 Ford F-150 Pickup Super CAB 4.2 V6 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Aerostar & 1997 Ranger

The RABS II master cylinder and hydraulic control unit must be bled using anti-lock brake adapter tool No. T90P-50-ALA and jumper tool No. T93T-50-ALA, or equivalents. If this procedure is not followed, air will be trapped in the hydraulic control unit and will contribute to improper brake pedal feel.

Bleed system as follows:

  • Place bleed/harness switch on bleed adapter tool to bleed position.
  • Turn ignition switch to On position. At this point, the red OFF indicator should turn on.
  • Push motor button on the adapter down. This starts the pump moto...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Ford F-150 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Ford F-150 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Gasoline Fuel Injected Engines Except Escape, Freestar, Mariner, Monterey, Villager, 2005-06 Aviator, Explorer & Mountaineer, 2005-06 Expedition & Navigator & 2004-06 F150 & Mark LT
Vehicle: 1997 Ford F-150 Pickup Super CAB 4.2 V6 GAS

The fuel system remains under high pressure even when the engine is not running. This residual pressure must be relieved before servicing the fuel system. To avoid injury or fire, release pressure from the fuel system before disconnecting any fuel line.

The fuel system pressure must be relieved prior to disconnecting fuel lines to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

After the battery ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Ford F-150 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Ford F-150 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Three Piece Driveshaft -> Two Piece Driveshaft
Vehicle: 2001 Ford F-150 Pickup 4.2 V6 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support the vehicle.
  • Index-mark front driveshaft to front axle flange and at transfer case flange.
  • Remove and discard bolts and U-joint retainers.
  • Remove and discard four flange bolts.
  • Compress and separate front driveshaft from front axle, then separate driveshaft from transfer case. Wrap electrical tape around the bearing cups to prevent them from falling off the U-joint spider.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque flange bolts to 30 ft. lbs.
    • Torque U-joint retainer bolts to 16 ft. lbs.

Rear

One Piece Driveshaft
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • To maint...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Ford F-150 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Ford F-150 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Ford F-150 Pickup Lightning 5.4 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • On models equipped with air suspension, turn air suspension switch to Off position.
  • On all models, raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove starter terminal cover, then solenoid S terminal retaining nut and electrical connector.
  • Remove battery ground cable ...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Ford F-150 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Ford F-150 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1997-2007 Expedition, F-150, Navigator, 2002 Blackwood & 2006-07 Mark LT
Vehicle: 1999 Ford F-150 Pickup 4.6 V8 GAS

On these models, the cabin air filter is an option.

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • From under passenger side of the instrument panel behind the glove compartment, remove the cabin air filter cover to the bottom of the heater plenu...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Ford F-150 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Ford F-150 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Low Fuel Level Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2003 Ford F-150 Pickup 5.4 V8 GAS

When fuel level drops below a predetermined level, the CHECK GAUGE indicator should light. The CHECK GAUGE indicator shoul...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Ford F-150 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Ford F-150 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1997 Ford F-150 Pickup 4.6 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to in...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Ford F-150 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Ford F-150 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Automatic Tension -> Manual Tension
Vehicle: 1996 Ford F-150 Pickup 4.9 L6 BI-FUEL

Automatic Tension

  • Install suitable 5/16 inch closed end wrench on tensioner pulley bolt, then lift tensioner arm away from belt. Do not use socket and ratchet.
  • Remove belt, slowly release tensioner. Do not allow tensioner to snap back, as damage may result.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Manual Tension

  • Loosen accessory adjustment bolt and pivot bolt.
  • Remove belt.
  • Reverse procedure to install, adjust belt tension as follows:
    • Lo...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Ford F-150 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most Ford F-150 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Body Diagram for 2000 Ford F-150 Pickup  5.4 V8 BI-FUELBody Diagram for 2000 Ford F-150 Pickup 5.4 V8 BI-FUEL

Components on diagram:
  • License Lamp
  • Left Front Door Speaker
  • Left Front Door Ajar Switch
  • Right Front Door Courtesy Lamp
  • Left Front Door Courtesy Lamp
  • Body Diagram for 2000 Ford F-150 Pickup Lightning 5.4 V8 GASBody Diagram for 2000 Ford F-150 Pickup Lightning 5.4 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Midship Fuel Tank Valve
  • Forward In-Bed Fuel Tank Valve
  • Rear In-Bed Fuel Tank Valve
  • NGV Fuel Tank Temperature Sensor
  • Connector C-316
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Ford F-150 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Ford F-150 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2003 Ford F-150 Pickup HARLEY-DAVIDSON Edition 5.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Ford F-150 Pickup HARLEY-DAVIDSON Edition 5.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Switch, Driver Side
  • Door Lock Switch, Passenger Side
  • 2001 Ford F-150 Pickup Lightning 5.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Ford F-150 Pickup Lightning 5.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Generic Electronic Module
  • Central Security Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Ford F-150 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Ford F-150 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: A/C - MUSTY & MILDEW ODORS - NEW PRODUCT AVAILABLE
    Vehicle: 1991 Ford F-150 Pickup Super CAB 4.9 L6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Odors
  • Auto Systems:
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
  • Document: STARTER (4-INCH) MOTOR BRUSHES R&R - S/M CORRECTIONS
    Vehicle: 1985 Ford F-150 Pickup 5.8 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Starting, Charging, Battery
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Ford F-150 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Ford F-150 Pickup 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 Ford F-150 Pickup 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 Ford F-150 Pickup 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 Ford F-150 Pickup 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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