Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Assembly

1. Install the valve stem seals.

Engine

2. Install the valves and the valve springs.

3. CAUTION: Make sure the tool is seated correctly on the valve spring. Apply a small amount of air at a time. This will prevent the tool from shifting and causing damage to the cylinder head.

Install the air-operated spring compressor on the cylinder head.

Engine

4. Compress the valve spring compressor and install the key on the valves.

Engine

5. NOTE: LH is shown, RH is similar.

Install the camshafts.

  • Lubricate the camshafts with clean engine oil.

Engine

6. Install the camshaft bearing cap assemblies.

Engine

7. Install the hydraulic lash adjusters.

Engine

8. Install the roller followers.

1. Install the special tool on the valve spring.

2. Compress the spring and install the roller follower.

Engine

9. Repeat the previous step for the remaining roller followers.

10. NOTE: LH tensioner is shown, RH tensioner is similar.

Install the tensioner.

Engine

11. CAUTION: Timing marks must be at 12 o'clock and indexed at 6 o'clock.

Install the camshaft sprockets and the chain as an assembly.

Engine

12. Install the special tool.

Engine

13. Install the camshaft spacer, washer and bolt, and hand-tighten the bolt.

Engine

14. Install the camshaft sprocket, washer and bolt, and hand-tighten the bolt.

Engine

15. Tighten the bolts in two stages:

  • Stage 1: Tighten to 40 Nm (30 lb-ft).
  • Stage 2: Tighten and additional 90 degrees.

Engine

16. Remove the special tool.

Engine

    Disassembly
    1. CAUTION: Do not place the cylinder head flat on the bench; the valves will bend. CAUTION: Before disassembly begins, mark the valve position on the face of each valve being removed. The valves mu ...

    Piston - Pin Connecting Rod, Floating Pin
    Material Item Specification SAE 5W-20 Premium Synthetic Blend Engine Oil XO-5W20-QSP WSS-M2C153- H Disassembly 1. Remove the clips. 2. Remove the piston pin from the piston ...

    Other materials:

    Floor Console
    Removal and Installation All vehicles 1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section . 2. Apply the parking brake. Vehicles with automatic transmission 3. Place the selector lever in the 1 position. Vehicle ...

    Changing a fuse
    Fuses WARNING: Always replace a fuse with one that has the specified amperage rating. Using a fuse with a higher amperage rating can cause severe wire damage and could start a fire. If electrical components in your vehicle are not working, a fuse may have blo ...

    Gauges And Warning Devices
    Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 59 , Generic Electronic Module for schematic and connector information. Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 60 , Instrument Cluster for schematic and connector information. Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 66 , Warning Chime ...