Ford Mustang Service Manual: Removal

Removal

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. If substitution is necessary, the part must be of the same finish and property class. Torque values must be used as specified during reassembly to make sure of correct retention of these parts.

1. Mark the rear shock absorber (18125) relative to the protective sleeve with the vehicle in a static, level ground position (curb height).

2. Raise the vehicle on a hoist.


2. Raise the vehicle on a hoist.

3. Support the differential housing with a jack stand.

4. Disconnect the upper arm and bushing (5500) from the axle.

1. Remove and discard the nut and bolt.

2. Disconnect the arm and bushing from the axle.

5. Remove the upper arm and bushing from the mounting bracket.


5. Remove the upper arm and bushing from the mounting bracket.

1. Remove and discard the nut and bolt.

2. Remove the arm and bushing.

Installation


    Upper Arm
    Rear Suspension (Description and Operation)   Item Part Number Description 1 18125 Rear shock absorber 2 - Rear axle driveline vibration damper 3 5A649 R ...

    Installation
    Removal 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 sa ...

    Other materials:

    Removal
    Removal 1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section. 2. Drain the engine cooling system. For additional information, refer to Section . 3. Remove the crankshaft pulley. For additional information, refer to Cr ...

    Axle Housing Bushing
    Rear Drive Axle and Differential   The axle housing assembly consists of a cast center section with two steel tube assemblies and a stamped differential housing cover (4033). The differential housing cover uses silicone sealant as a gasket. ...

    Wheels and Tires
    General Specifications Torque Specifications Description Nm lb-ft Wheel nuts 129 95 ...