Ford Mustang Service Manual: Front Subframe - 3.8L Engine

Special Tool(s)



3-Bar Engine Support Kit 3-Bar Engine Support Kit 303-F072
Lifting Bracket Set, Engine Lifting Bracket Set, Engine 303-D095 (D94L-6001-A) (014- 00792)

Removal and Installation

All vehicles

1. Remove the steering gear. For additional information, refer to Section.

2. Remove the lower control arms. For additional information, refer to Section.

Vehicles with convertible top

3. Remove the front subframe support. For additional information, refer to Subframe Support- Convertible in this section.

Vehicles with hard top

4. Remove the front subframe brace.

  • Remove the bolts.

All vehicles


All vehicles

5. Lower the vehicle.

6. Install the special tool.

7. Install the special tool.


7. Install the special tool.

8. Install the special tool.


8. Install the special tool.

9. Raise and support the vehicle.


9. Raise and support the vehicle.

10. Remove the LH engine mount nut.

11. Remove the RH engine mount nut.


11. Remove the RH engine mount nut.

12. Lower the vehicle.


12. Lower the vehicle.

13. Using the special tool, raise and support the engine.

14. Raise the vehicle.


14. Raise the vehicle.

15. Support the front subframe.

16. Remove the four front subframe lower bolts.


16. Remove the four front subframe lower bolts.

17. Remove the four front subframe upper bolts.


17. Remove the four front subframe upper bolts.

18. NOTE: Two technicians are needed to carry out this step.


18. NOTE: Two technicians are needed to carry out this step.

Lower and remove the front subframe.

19. To install, reverse the removal procedure.


19. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

 

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