Ford Mustang Service Manual: Installation

Removal

1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section.

2. Remove the transmission.

3. Remove the air intake scoop. For additional information, refer to Section.

4. Remove the air cleaner outlet tube. For additional information, refer to Section.

5. Remove the radiator sight shield.

6. Remove the manifold and tube assembly-accumulator to compressor, 4.6L. For additional information, refer to Section.

7. Remove the A/C line. For additional information, refer to Section.

8. Install the special tools.

9. Install the special tool.


9. Install the special tool.

10. Raise the vehicle on a hoist. For additional information, refer to


10. Raise the vehicle on a hoist. For additional information, refer to Section.

11. Remove the two engine mount nuts.

12. Lower the vehicle.


12. Lower the vehicle.

13. Using the special tool, raise the engine.

14. Raise the vehicle on a hoist.


14. Raise the vehicle on a hoist.

15. Remove the oil pan drain plug and drain the engine oil.

16. Using the special tool, compress the front coil springs.


16. Using the special tool, compress the front coil springs.

17. Position a safety stand.


17. Position a safety stand.

18. Remove the four bolts.


18. Remove the four bolts.

19. NOTE: Do not completely remove the bolts.


19. NOTE:

Do not completely remove the bolts.

Loosen the bolts.

20. Lower the front sub-frame.


20. Lower the front sub-frame.

21. Remove the sub-frame brace.


21. Remove the sub-frame brace.

22. Remove the starter wiring harness nuts and position the wiring harness


22. Remove the starter wiring harness nuts and position the wiring harness out of the way.

23. NOTE: Be careful when removing the oil pan gasket. It is reusable.


23. NOTE:

Be careful when removing the oil pan gasket. It is reusable.

Remove the oil pan and gasket.

  • Inspect the oil pan gasket for damage.

Installation


    Removal
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