Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Final assembly

23. Install the differential assembly in the differential housing. For additional information, refer to Differential Case in this section.

24. CAUTION: Align the index marks.

CAUTION: Install the driveshaft with new bolts. If new bolts are not available, apply Threadlock and Sealer EOAZ-19554-AA or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSKM2G351- A5 to the threads of the original bolts.

CAUTION: The driveshaft centering socket yoke fits tightly on the pinion flange pilot. To make sure that the yoke seats squarely on the flange, tighten the bolts evenly in a cross pattern as shown.

Connect the driveshaft.

Setting pinion depth

25. Lower the vehicle.

    Installation
    Using special tool 205-024 NOTE: This is the preferred method for installing the pinion bearing cups. If necessary, proceed to Using special tools 205-153, 205-024, 205-231, and 205-D055 in this proc ...

    Differential Case
    Special Tool(s) 2-Jaw Puller 205-D072 (D97L-4221-A) or equivalent Dial Indicator Gauge with Holding Fixture 100-002 (TOOL-4201-C) or equivalent Gauge, Clutch Hou ...

    Other materials:

    Steering Column Switches (Diagnosis and Testing)
    Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 13 , Power Distribution for schematic and connector information. Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 81 , Interval Wiper/Washer for schematic and connector information. Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 85 , Headlamps for schematic and co ...

    Throttle Position (TP) Sensor
    Removal NOTE: The 3.8L engine is shown; the 4.6L (2V) is similar. 1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section. 2. Remove the throttle position (TP) sensor. Disconnect the connector. Remove the screws, ...

    Traction Control
    PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION The traction control system helps avoid drive wheel spin and loss of traction. If your vehicle begins to slide, the system applies the brakes to individual wheels and, when needed, reduces engine power at the same time. If the wheels s ...