Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Component Test

Windshield Wiper Motor

CAUTION: Do not handle the wiper motor abusively when diagnosing the wiper operations. Failure to follow this caution may result in damage to the motor magnets and will make the wiper motor inoperative. Rough handling of new replacement wiper motors may also damage the motor magnets.

Use Alternator, Regulator, Battery and Starter Tester (ARBST) to test the wiper motor on the vehicle.

Windshield Wiper Motor

To test the wiper motor, disconnect the windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft from the windshield wiper motor; refer to Pivot Arm .

Disconnect the wiper motor. Connect the (1) green lead from (2) (ARBST) to the battery negative (-) post. Connect the (3) red lead from ARBST to the wiper motor (4) common brush terminal (terminal 3).

Test the low speed mode by connecting a (5) cable from the battery positive (+) post to the (6) low speed brush terminal (terminal 4) and measure the current draw. If the current draw is greater than 3.5 amperes, install a new windshield wiper motor.

Test the high speed mode by connecting a cable from the battery positive (+) post to the (7) high speed brush terminal (terminal 5) and measure the current draw. If the current draw is greater than 5.5 amperes, install a new wiper motor.

    Pinpoint Tests
    CAUTION: Before removing and installing the GEM or its connectors, disconnect the battery. Failure to follow this caution will result in the GEM storing many erroneous DTCs and it may exhibit errati ...

    Wiper Blade and Pivot Arm Adjustment
    1. Cycle and park the windshield wipers. 2. Verify that the distance between the center of the RH windshield wiper blade and the top edge of the cowl top vent panel is within specification. ...

    Other materials:

    2-3 Accumulator
    Removal 1. Remove the main control valve body. For additional information, refer to Main Control Valve Body in this section. 2. Remove the 2-3 accumulator piston retainer. 3. Remove the accumulator piston and spring. Installation 1. Install the 2-3 accum ...

    Electronic Engine Controls - Cobra
    Most of the Cobra engine electronic controls are similar to that of the non-supercharged 4.6L (2V) engine. These components are as follows: Crankshaft position (CKP) sensor Throttle position (TP) sensor Idle air control (IAC) valve Mass air ...

    Convertible Top (Description and Operation)
      Rear Window Glass Assembly The convertible top assembly is equipped with a rear window glass assembly. The rear window glass assembly is permanently attached to the folding top rear window curtain and cannot be opened. The rear window gl ...