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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+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Heater Core, Replace -> 2001 -> 2002 -> Auxiliary -> Blackwood, Expedition & Navigator -> Econoline -> Escape -> Excursion & F-Super Duty -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> Explorer Sport & Sport Trac -> F-150 -> Front -> Ranger -> Standard -> Villager -> Windstar
Vehicle: 2002 Ford F-150 Pickup Lightning 5.4 V8 GAS

Blackwood, Expedition & Navigator
Front
  • Drain coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove instrument panel as outlined under "Instrument Panel."
  • On models equipped with 5.4L engine, proceed as follows:
    • Remove junction block splash shield.
    • Remove mounting bolts and starter relay cable ends.
    • Disconnect wire harness connector.
    • Remove mounting bolts and junction block bracket.
  • On all models, disconnect heater core hoses.
  • Remove mounting screw and air conditioning plenum demister adapter.
  • Disconnect v...

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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+.

Disc Brakes -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Cleaning & Inspection -> Disassemble -> E-150, E-250, E-350 & E-450 -> E-150, E-250, E-350 & E-550 -> E-450 -> E-550 -> E-Series -> Edge & MKX -> Escape & Mariner -> Expedition & Navigator -> Expedition, F-Super Duty, Motorhome & Navigator -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> Explorer Sport/Sport Trac -> Explorer, Explorer Sport/Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Ranger -> F-150 & Mark LT -> F-Super Duty & Motorhome -> Freestar & Monterey -> Front -> Inspection -> Installation -> Overhaul -> Ranger -> Rear -> Removal -> Replacement
Vehicle: 2008 Ford F-150 HARLEY-DAVIDSON Edition 5.4 V8 GAS

Replacement

Edge & MKX
  • Syphon and discard a portion of brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Position frame side of C-clamp on inboard side of disc brake caliper. Do not place clamp frame over front brake hose.
  • Position screw side of C-clamp on outboard brake shoe and lining, then tighten C-clamp until there is enough clearance to remove caliper.
  • Remove front brake hose flow bolt, then disconnect and plug front brake hose. Discard copper washers.
  • Remove two caliper slide pins.
  • Slide brake shoe and lining out of front disc brake...

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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: 2003 Ford Focus SE 2.3 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: 2010 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4 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+.

Description
Vehicle: 2009 Ford Ranger XL 2.3 L4 GAS

The Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPMS) system has the ability to monitor the air pressure of all five tires. The tire-mounted pressure sensors transmit signals to the TPMS module by using the valve stem as an antenna. These transmissions are sent approximately every 60 seconds when the vehicle speed exceeds 20 mph. T...

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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+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove B+ terminal nut.
  • Remove B+ terminal lead.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connector.
  • Remove alternator adjustment bolt.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove alternator mounting...

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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. -> 1997-2007 Expedition, F-150, Navigator, 2002 Blackwood & 2006-07 Mark LT
Vehicle: 2003 Ford F-150 Pickup HARLEY-DAVIDSON Edition 5.4 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 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 -> Low Oil Level Warning Indicator ->
Vehicle: 1994 Ford F-250 Pickup Super CAB 7.3 V8 DIESEL

This system is used to indicate a low engine oil level condition. The lamp should light during engine starting. If oil level is sufficient, the lamp should go off when engine is operating. If oil level is low the...

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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 -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1997 Ford F-250 Pickup Super CAB 7.3 V8 DIESEL

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at water pump.
  • Remove hose from water pump.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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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: 2004 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Lift tensioner by rotating it counterclockwise.
  • Remove old belt.
  • Install new belts, ensure ...

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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+.

RH Kick Panel Components & Connectors Diagram for 1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Super Wagon 6.8 V10 GASRH Kick Panel Components & Connectors Diagram for 1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Super Wagon 6.8 V10 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Inertia Fuel Shut-Off Switch
  • RH Courtesy Lamp Switch
  • Connector C-201
  • Connector C-202
  • Connector C-203
  • Power Steering Pressure and Return Hoses Diagram for 2002 Ford Escort  2.0 L4 GASPower Steering Pressure and Return Hoses Diagram for 2002 Ford Escort 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Steering Gear
  • Power Steering Pump
  • Power Steering Pressure Hose
  • Power Steering Pump Reservoir
  • Power Steering Reservoir Pump Hose
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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.

    1993 Ford E-350 Econoline Super 4.9 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1993 Ford E-350 Econoline Super 4.9 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Anti-Lock Brake (RABS) Module
  • Ignition Switch
  • Dual Brake Warning Switch
  • Rear Anti-Lock Indicator
  • Brake On/Off Switch
  • 1986 Ford Tempo GL 2.0 L4 DIESEL Wiring Diagram1986 Ford Tempo GL 2.0 L4 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Kicker Solenoid
  • Blower Switch
  • Cooling Fan Temperature Switch
  • Blower Motor
  • Clutch Cycling Pressure Switch
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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: RECALL - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL
    Vehicle: 2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8 V10 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
  • Document: LOW BATTERY VOLTAGE - SNOW PLOW EQUIPPED VEHICLES - 6.0L WITH SINGLE GENERATOR
    Vehicle: 2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0 V8 DIESEL

    Auto Systems:
  • Starting, Charging, Battery
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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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