Ford Mustang Service Manual: Plenum Chamber

Air Distribution

NOTE: The air distribution system of this vehicle cannot be equipped with a cabin air filter.

There are two sources of air available to the air distribution system:

  • outside air
  • recirculated air

Recirculated air is only used during MAX A/C.

Air distribution within the vehicle is determined by the function selector switch position. Airflow control doors are used to direct airflow within the air plenum chamber. Vacuum control motors (18A318) are used to position these airflow control doors. Refer to Section for a description and operation of each of the system functions.

The air distribution system is designed to provide airflow from the defrost nozzle when no vacuum is applied to any of the vacuum control motors. This is done to prevent a situation where defrost cannot be obtained due to a system vacuum leak.

Air enters the passenger compartment from the:

  • instrument panel A/C register (19893).
  • heater outlet floor duct (18C433).
  • windshield defroster hose nozzle (18490).
  • side window demisters.

Passenger compartment air is exhausted from the vehicle through open windows or body air vents.

Instrument Panel Registers

There are A/C registers on the left and right sides of the instrument panel and in the center instrument panel finish panel.

The LH and RH A/C registers are only serviceable as assemblies.

The center A/C registers are not serviceable as assemblies. The registers are installed with the instrument panel center finish panel assembly.

Component Locations

 


 


Register - LH


    Register - LH
    Air Distribution NOTE: The air distribution system of this vehicle cannot be equipped with a cabin air filter. There are two sources of air available to the air distribution system: outside air r ...

    Door - Air Inlet Duct
    Air Distribution NOTE: The air distribution system of this vehicle cannot be equipped with a cabin air filter. There are two sources of air available to the air distribution system: outside air r ...

    Other materials:

    Removal
    Removal 1. Remove the rear defrost connectors if necessary. 2. Remove the nuts retaining the well sling and convertible top tacking strips. 3. Remove the three tacking strips. 4. Mark the top of the convertible top skin around the top of all three ...

    Final assembly
    Disassembly Initial disassembly 1. Remove the differential housing cover (4033) and drain the lubricant into a suitable container. 2. Wipe the lubricant from the internal working parts and inspect the parts for wear and damage. 3. Using the special tool, m ...

    Engine and Radiator Flushing
    Engine Cooling (Description and Operation) CAUTION: Vehicle cooling systems are filled with Motorcraft Premium Gold Engine Coolant VC-7-A (in Oregon VC-7-B) or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSS-M97B51-A1 (yellow color). Always fill the cooling system ...