Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Camshaft Roller Follower

Special Tool(s)

Compressor, Valve Spring (Intake) 303-452 (T93P-6565-AR)
Compressor, Valve Spring (Exhaust) 303-567 (T97P-6565-AH)

Removal

1. Remove the valve cover. For additional information, refer to Valve Cover LH or Valve Cover RH in this section.

2. Position the piston of the cylinder being serviced at the bottom of the stroke and the camshaft lobe at base circle.

3. Using the special tool compress the intake valve spring.

Camshaft Roller Follower

4. Remove the roller follower from the intake valve.

Camshaft Roller Follower

5. Using the special tool compress the exhaust valve spring.

Camshaft Roller Follower

6. Remove the camshaft roller follower from the exhaust valve.

Camshaft Roller Follower

7. Repeat Steps 2, 3 and 4 to remove all the necessary roller followers. Inspect roller finger followers and camshafts. For additional information, refer to Section.

Installation

1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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