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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 -> 1998 Auxiliary -> 1998 Standard -> 1999-2000 Auxiliary -> 1999-2000 Standard -> Auxiliary Heater -> Econoline -> Excursion -> Expedition & Navigator -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> F-Series -> Ranger -> Standard Heater -> Villager -> Windstar
Vehicle: 2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2 V6 GAS

Econoline
Standard Heater
  • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
  • Disconnect quick disconnect heater hose couplings at heater core.
  • Plug heater hoses with suitable 5/8 or 3/4 inch plugs.
  • Remove engine cover.
  • Remove instrument panel finish panel.
  • Remove heater core cover and discard heater core case seal.
  • Remove heater core using care to avoid spilling coolant.
  • Reverse procedure to install.
Auxiliary Heater
  • Remove third, fourth and fifth seats as required.
  • Remove left center bolste...

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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 3 -> Inspection
Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Inspect components for damage and unusual wear. Replace as necessary.
  • Inspect wheel cylinders. Boots which are torn, cut, or heat damaged indicate need for wheel cylinder replacement. Fluid spilling from boot center hole, or wetness around wheel cylinder ends indicates cup leakage and need for wheel cylinder replacement. A small amount of fluid is always present and is considered normal, acting as lubr...

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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 Shutoff Switch Location -> Five Hundred & Montego
Vehicle: 2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0 V6 GAS

The inertia switch i...

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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+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty HARLEY-DAVIDSON Edition 6.4 V8 DIESEL

Front

Warning: The electrical power to the air suspension system must be shut off prior to hoisting, jacking or towing an air suspension vehicle. This can be accomplished by turning off the air suspension switch located in the righthand kick panel area. Failure to do so can result in unexpected inflation or deflation of the air springs, which can result in shifting of the vehicle during these operations.

  • With vehicle in NEUTRAL, position on a hoist.
  • Remove the front wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove dust cap and nut from axle halfsha...

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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+.

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2007 Ford Ranger FX4 4.0 V6 GAS

Refer to F...

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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: 2006 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Rotate accessory drive belt tensioner counterclockwise, then position drive belt aside.
  • Position alternator B+ terminal protective boot aside, remove nut, then disconnect B+ terminal connector.
  • Remove air conditioning line bracket m...

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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 Sable & Taurus
Vehicle: 2000 Ford Taurus 3.0 V6 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.

  • Open the hood.
  • Remove the righthand cowl vent screen, Fig. .
  • Remove the water shield retaining screws, then the shield, Fig. .
  • Rem...

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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. Cars -> Powertrain Malfunction Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Mustang GT 4.6 V8 GAS

This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. After engine starts, the lamp should go off, unless a fault condition is detected in the powertrain system. If the lamp remains On a diagnostic trouble code is stored in the PCM. Following diagnosis and repair, the Powertrain Malfunction Indicator will automatically reset when stored diagnostic trouble codes are cleared from PCM memory. The PCM reset procedure allows the scan tool to command the PCM to clear all diagnostic trouble codes.

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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+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1993 Ford E-350 Econoline Super Wagon 7.5 V8 GAS

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by removing radiator cap and opening draincock located at the lower rear corner of the radiator tank.
  • Remove rubber radiator overflow hose from radiator coolant recovery reservoir and disconnect it from radiator, Fig. .
  • Remove fan shroud attaching bolts.
  • Lift fan shroud back and drape it on fan.
  • Loosen upper and lower hose clamps at radiator and remove upper radiator hose ...

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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 -> Automatic Tension -> Manual Tension
Vehicle: 1990 Ford F-150 Pickup Super CAB 5.0 V8 GAS

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 AUTOMOBILES

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

Power Door Lock Switch & Motors Diagram for 1989 Ford Probe GT 2.2 L4 GASPower Door Lock Switch & Motors Diagram for 1989 Ford Probe GT 2.2 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Power Door Lock Relay
  • Door Lock Switch
  • Connector C225
  • Connector C324
  • Connector C507
  •  Diagram for 1990 Ford E-350 Econoline  4.9 L6 GAS Diagram for 1990 Ford E-350 Econoline 4.9 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Mirror Fuse
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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.

    1990 Ford Tempo GL 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Ford Tempo GL 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Ignition Coil
  • Tachometer
  • Coolant Temperature Sender
  • 2008 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4 V8 FLEX Wiring Diagram2008 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4 V8 FLEX Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Generator
  • Powertrain Control 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: NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER - SERVICE TIPS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2000 Ford Taurus 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Document: 2.3L - FLYWHEEL TIMING MARK ID (CARS WITH MTX & ATX)
    Vehicle: 1986 Ford Tempo GL 2.3 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Gasoline Engines
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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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