Ford Mustang Service Manual: Component Tests

Inspection and Verification

1. Verify the customer concern by operating the engine to duplicate the condition.

2. Visually inspect for obvious signs of mechanical damage. Refer to the following chart.

Visual Inspection Chart

Mechanical

  • Engine coolant leaks
  • Engine oil leaks
  • Fuel leaks
  • Damaged or severely worn parts
  • Loose mounting bolts, studs and nuts

3. If the inspection reveals obvious concerns that can be readily identified, repair as necessary.

4. If the concerns remain after the inspection, determine the symptoms. GO to Symptom Chart .

    Symptom Chart
    Inspection and Verification 1. Verify the customer concern by operating the engine to duplicate the condition. 2. Visually inspect for obvious signs of mechanical damage. Refer to the following ...

    Sprockets
    Engine (Diagnosis and Testing) Special Tool(s) Commercially Available Leakdown Tester Quick Disconnect Compression Tester 134-R0212 or equivalent Dial Indicator Gauge ...

    Other materials:

    Engine coolant check
    Checking the Engine Coolant The concentration and level of engine coolant should be checked at the intervals listed in Scheduled Maintenance Information. Note: Make sure that the level is at the FULL COLD level or within the COLD FILL RANGE in the coolan ...

    Disassembly
    Disassembly 1. Remove the retaining ring above fifth gear. 2. CAUTION: Hand tighten the special tool to prevent gear damage. CAUTION: Support the output shaft while using the press to prevent damage to the shaft or gears. Using the special tool, press fifth ...

    Idle Air Control (IAC) Valve - Cobra
    Electronic Engine Controls (Description and Operation) The electronic engine controls consist of the following: powertrain control module (PCM) throttle position (TP) sensor idle air control (IAC) valve engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor ...