Ford Mustang Service Manual: Front Subframe - 4.6L (2V) Engine

Special Tool(s)



Support Bar, Engine Support Bar, Engine 303-290-A
Lifting Bracket, Engine Lifting Bracket, Engine 303-D088 (D93P-6001-A2)

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. Raise and support the vehicle.


8. Raise and support the vehicle.

9. Remove the two engine mount nuts.

10. Lower the vehicle.


10. Lower the vehicle.

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

12. Raise the vehicle.


12. Raise the vehicle.

13. Support the front subframe.

14. Remove the four front subframe lower bolts.


14. Remove the four front subframe lower bolts.

15. Remove the four front subframe upper bolts.


15. Remove the four front subframe upper bolts.

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


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

Lower and remove the front subframe.

 


 

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