Ford Mustang Service Manual: Rear Subframe

Removal and Installation

CAUTION: Suspension fasteners are critical parts because they affect performance of vital components and systems and their failure can result in major service expense. A new part with the same part number must be installed if installation becomes necessary. Torque values must be used as specified during reassembly.

1. Remove the rear coil springs. For additional information, refer to Section.

2. Using the special tool, raise the rear subframe.

3. Remove and discard the rear subframe front bolts.

4. Using the special tool, lower and remove the rear subframe.


4. Using the special tool, lower and remove the rear subframe.

5. NOTE: Discard the old bolts and nuts. Do not reuse, install new bolts and nuts.

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Subframe Support -Convertible

Removal and Installation

1. Raise and support the vehicle. For additional information, refer to Section.

2. Support the front subframe support.

3. Remove the RH front subframe support bolts.

4. Remove the LH front subframe support bolts.


4. Remove the LH front subframe support bolts.

5. Remove the front subframe support.


5. Remove the front subframe support.

  • Remove the bolts and lower the front subframe support.

6. To install, reverse the removal procedure.


6. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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