Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Disc and Pressure Plate - 3.8L and 4.6L (2V) Engines

Special Tool(s)

Clutch Aligner 308-020 (T74P-7137-K)

Material

Item Specification
Premium Long Life Grease XG-1-C ESA-M1C75-B

1. Remove the transmission.

2. CAUTION: Loosen the bolts evenly to prevent clutch pressure plate damage.

NOTE: If the parts are to be reused, mark the clutch pressure plate and the flywheel.

Remove the bolts and remove the clutch pressure plate and the clutch disc.

Disc and Pressure Plate - 3.8L and 4.6L (2V) Engines

Installation

NOTE: Clean the clutch pressure plate and flywheel with a commercial alcohol-based solvent so surfaces are free from oil film.

Do not use cleaners with a petroleum base. Do not immerse the clutch pressure plate in the solvent.

1. Position the clutch disc on the flywheel.

  • Using the special tool, align the clutch disc.

Disc and Pressure Plate - 3.8L and 4.6L (2V) Engines

2. NOTE: If reusing the clutch pressure plate, align the plate using the marks made during removal.

Using the special tool, align the clutch pressure plate and install it on the dowels.

  • Install the bolts in the sequence shown.
  • Remove the special tool.

Disc and Pressure Plate - 3.8L and 4.6L (2V) Engines

 

Disc and Pressure Plate - 3.8L and 4.6L (2V) Engines

3. NOTE: Before installing the transmission, the ball stud, the clutch release lever and the input shaft must be cleaned and lubricated with grease.

Install the transmission.

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