Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Engine Dynamic Balance Shaft

Removal

1. Remove the timing chain (6268). For additional information, refer to Timing Chain in this section.

2. Disconnect and position the wire harness aside.

Engine Dynamic Balance Shaft

3. Remove the radiator fan and shroud assembly (8146).

Engine Dynamic Balance Shaft

4. Remove the engine dynamic balance shaft (6A311).

  • Remove the bolts.
  • Remove the balance shaft driver gear, thrust plate and engine dynamic balance shaft as an assembly.

Engine Dynamic Balance Shaft

Installation

1. Turn the camshaft so that the timing mark is at 12 o'clock and install the engine dynamic balance shaft assembly into the cylinder block (6010). Turn the engine balance shaft driven gear so that the timing mark lines up with the timing mark on the engine balance shaft drive gear (6A303).

Engine Dynamic Balance Shaft

2. NOTE: If correctly aligned, the engine dynamic balance shaft keyway will be at 12 o'clock and the camshaft keyway will be at 6 o'clock on the camshaft.

Install the bolts.

Engine Dynamic Balance Shaft

3. Install the radiator fan and shroud assembly.

Engine Dynamic Balance Shaft

4. Connect the connector and install the pin-type retainer.

Engine Dynamic Balance Shaft

5. Install the timing chain. For additional information, refer to Timing Chain in this section.

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