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 ...

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