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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Ford 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 cars and light trucks from 1990+

Electric Cooling Fans -> Precautions -> Air Bag System Disarming & Arming -> Battery Ground Cable -> Fan Service
Vehicle: 2004 Ford F-150 Pickup Lightning 5.4 V8 GAS

Air Bag System Disarming & Arming

Refer to and for air bag system disarming and arming procedures.

Battery Ground Cable

Prior to service, disconnect battery ground cable and isolate as required.

Fan Service

Do not operate engine until fan has first been inspected for cracks and/or separations. If a fan blade...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Ford AUTOMOBILES

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

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Aerostar, Escape, E-Series, Excursion, F-250HD, F-350, F-Super Duty, Ranger & Villager -> Bendix Hydro-Max -> Expedition, Explorer, F-150, F-250LD, Mountaineer, Navigator & Windstar -> Manual Bleed -> Pressure Bleed
Vehicle: 1998 Ford Ranger Super 3.0 V6 GAS

Aerostar, Escape, E-Series, Excursion, F-250HD, F-350, F-Super Duty, Ranger & Villager

Bleed primary and secondary hydraulic brake systems separately, bleeding the longest line first on each system. Do not allow reservoir to run dry during bleeding operation. Never use fluid that has been drained from the hydraulic system. Ensure proper bleed sequence is followed.

On 1997-98 Villager models, the bleed sequence is lefthand front, righthand front, lefthand rear, righthand rear.

On Aerostar, E-Series, Escape, Excursion, F-250HD, F-350, F-Super Duty, Ranger and 1999-2001 Vill...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Ford AUTOMOBILES

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

Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except 2002-05 Thunderbird, 2000-06 LS, 1984-87 Escort, Tracer, Tempo & Topaz 2.0L Diesel Engine & 1984-85 Continental & Mark VI 2.4L Diesel Engine
Vehicle: 1991 Ford Escort LX 1.9 L4 GAS

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

When installing the fuel filter, ensure the flow arrow is facing in the pro...

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

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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Three Piece Driveshaft -> Two Piece Driveshaft
Vehicle: 1992 Ford F-250 Pickup Super CAB 7.3 V8 DIESEL

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 82 ft. lbs.
    • Torque U-joint retainer bolts to 26 ft. lbs.

Rear

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

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Ford AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Ford cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 FLEX

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Ford AUTOMOBILES

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

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4 V8 GAS

Always disconnect battery ground cable at the battery before disconnecting starter motor battery terminal lead. If a tool is shorted at the starter motor battery terminal, the tool can quickly heat enough to cause a skin burn. Failure to follow this instruction may result in serious personal injury.

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove starter motor solenoid terminal cover. A protective cap or boot is provided over battery input terminal on all vehicle lines and must be reinstalled after repair. Failure to follow this instruction may result in damage ...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Ford AUTOMOBILES

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

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Ford Motor Co. -> 2000-07 Focus
Vehicle: 2001 Ford Focus Street 2.0 L4 GAS

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.

  • Position the windshield wipers in the vertical position.
  • Open the hood.
  • Remove the caps from the righthand side air cowl grille retaining screws.
  • Remove the righthand side air cowl grille retaining screws, then the grille.
  • Open the service flap, then remove the cabin air filter ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Ford AUTOMOBILES

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

Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Electronic Throttle Control ->
Vehicle: 1992 Ford E-350 Econoline HD Club Wagon 7.3 V8 DIESEL

Electronic throttle displays when the system has malfunctioned and the engine has defaulted to a limp-home operation. On vehicles equipped with ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Ford AUTOMOBILES

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

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1994 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater water control valve.
  • Remove hose from heater water control valve.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
  • Disconnect heater outlet hose f...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Ford AUTOMOBILES

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

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Ford E-150 XLT 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Rotate drive belt tensioner counterclockwise, using a 1/2 square hole in drive belt tensioner pull...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Ford AUTOMOBILES

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

Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 1992 Ford F-150 Pickup Super CAB 4.9 L6 GASEngine Compartment Components Diagram for 1992 Ford F-150 Pickup Super CAB 4.9 L6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • TFI Ignition Module
  • Ignition Coil
  • Radio Capacitor
  • Spout Check Connector
  • Engine Compartment Fuse Box
  • Vehicle Rear End Diagram for 2002 Ford Ranger  2.3 L4 GASVehicle Rear End Diagram for 2002 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • License Plate Lamp
  • Trailer Tow Connector
  • Reversing Lamp
  • Connector C-412
  • Connector C-415
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Ford AUTOMOBILES

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

    2004 Ford Freestar  4.2 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Ford Freestar 4.2 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Clutch Relay
  • Starter Relay
  • PCM Power Relay
  • Rear Window Defrost Relay
  • Fog Lamp Relay
  • 2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty FX4 5.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty FX4 5.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Smart Junction Box
  • Audio Control Module
  • Satellite Digital Audio Receiver System Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Ford AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: COOLANT DEGAS BOTTLE OVERFLOW - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0 V8 DIESEL

    Auto Systems:
  • Cooling, Water Pump, Drive Belts, Pulleys
  • Document: MAF DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE TIP - VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH EGR SYSTEM MODULE (ESM)
    Vehicle: 2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Ford AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Ford 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 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 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 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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