Ford Mustang Service Manual: Removal

Removal

NOTE: The convertible top hydraulic components are removed from the vehicle as an assembly. The hydraulic components are individually repaired and the system must be bled before being installed into the vehicle.

Hydraulic system

1. Unlatch the convertible top.

2. Remove the rear quarter trim panel. For additional information, refer to Section.

3. NOTE: This step applies to vehicles equipped with the Mach sound system.

Remove the screw and disconnect the electrical connectors.

4. Remove the screws.


4. Remove the screws.

5. Remove the speakers.


5. Remove the speakers.

6. Remove the two cylinder rod mounting bolts.

7. Fully lower the lift cylinders.


7. Fully lower the lift cylinders.

8. Remove the nuts and the lift cylinders.

9. Release the hydraulic line retainers on each side.


9. Release the hydraulic line retainers on each side.

10. Disconnect the motor electrical connector.


10. Disconnect the motor electrical connector.

11. Pull up on the motor to release the rubber retainers.


11. Pull up on the motor to release the rubber retainers.

12. Remove the motor and cylinders as an assembly.


12. Remove the motor and cylinders as an assembly.

Lift cylinder

13. NOTE: Prior to their removal, mark the upper and lower hydraulic lines to insure correct installation on the new cylinder.

Remove the hydraulic lines from the cylinder.

Motor assembly


Motor assembly

14. NOTE: Prior to removal, mark the hydraulic lines to insure correct installation of the motor assembly.

Remove the hydraulic lines from the motor assembly.

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