Ford Mustang Owners Manual: Under hood overview

3.7L V6 Engine

A. Battery


A. Battery
B. Engine oil dipstick
C. Engine oil filler cap D. Brake fluid reservoir E. Air filter assembly
F. Engine coolant reservoir G. Windshield washer fluid reservoir H. Power distribution box

5.0L V8 Engine

A. Battery


A. Battery
B. Engine oil filler cap C. Engine oil dipstick
D. Brake fluid reservoir E. Air filter assembly
F. Engine coolant reservoir G. Windshield washer fluid reservoir H. Power distribution box

Engine Shield

Some vehicles may be equipped with an aero-shield under the engine.


Some vehicles may be equipped with an aero-shield under the engine.

Remove the front fasteners of the shield to gain access for service.

This includes oil and filter changes.

    Opening and closing the hood
    1. Inside the vehicle, pull the hood release handle located on the drivers side kick panel. 2. Go to the front of the vehicle and release the auxiliary latch that is located under the front ...

    Engine oil dipstick
    A. MIN B. MAX ...

    Other materials:

    Sprockets
    Engine (Diagnosis and Testing) Special Tool(s) Commercially Available Leakdown Tester Quick Disconnect Compression Tester 134-R0212 or equivalent Dial Indicator Gauge Adapter 303-007 (TOOL-6565-AB) or equivalent Di ...

    Crankshaft Rear Seal with Retainer Plate
    Engine (Description and Operation) WARNING: Do not operate the engine with the hood open until the fan blade has been first examined for possible cracks and separation. The 4.6L (4V) (281 CID) Cobra engine is a V-8 with the following features: intercooled s ...

    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 same part number must be installed if installation becomes nec ...