Ford Mustang Service Manual: Engine System - General Information

General Specifications

Engine


Engine

NOTE: This section contains information, steps and procedures that may not be specific to your engine.

This section covers general procedures and diagnosis and testing of the engine system, except for exhaust emission control devices, which are covered in the Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis Manual.

The engine incorporates the following features:

  • a closed positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) system.
  • an exhaust emission control system.
  • an evaporative emission control system.

Some engines incorporate a fail-safe cooling system. Refer to the appropriate section in Group for the procedure.

The engine, fuel system, ignition system, emissions system and exhaust system all affect exhaust emission levels and must be maintained according to the maintenance schedule. Refer to the scheduled Maintenance Guide.

Correct engine identification is required to order parts. Refer to the appropriate section in Group for the procedure.

For complete vehicle and engine identification codes.

Engine
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Engine (Diagnosis and Testing)
Engine (Diagnosis and Testing) Special Tool(s) Commercially Available Leakdown Tester Quick Disconnect Compression Tester 134-R0212 or equivalent Dial Indicator Gauge ...

Other materials:

Halfshaft
Rear Drive Halfshafts (Description and Operation) The rear wheel drive halfshaft system consists of and operates as follows: Halfshafts (4K138) transmit engine torque from the rear axle housing to the rear wheels. Halfshafts rotate at approximately one ...

Removal
Removal 1. Remove the roller followers. For additional information, refer to Camshaft Roller Follower in this section. 2. Remove the LH timing chain (6268) for the LH side and both timing chains for the RH side. For additional information, refer to Timing D ...

Windshield wipers
Note: Fully defrost the windshield before switching on the windshield wipers. Note: Make sure you switch off the windshield wipers before entering a car wash. Note: Clean the windshield and wiper blades if they begin to leave streaks or smears. If that ...