Ford Mustang Service Manual: Flexplate

Engine

 


 

 


 

 


 






A modular engine is built around four modules:


A modular engine is built around four modules:

  • the intake module
  • the cylinder head module (RH)
  • the cylinder head module (LH)
  • the lower engine module

While not all repairs can take advantage of the modular concept, most out-of-vehicle repairs benefit due to the reduction of necessary time and labor.

The basic engine components consist of the following:

  • single overhead camshafts
  • two valves per cylinder
  • sequential multiport fuel injection (SFI)
  • aluminum cylinder heads (6049)
  • cast iron, 90-degree V-shaped cylinder block
  • individual ignition coils for each spark plug
  • composite-material intake manifold
  • large-bore throttle body

Engine (DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING)

For basic mechanical concerns, refer to Section. Refer to the Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual.

    Flywheel
    Engine       A modular engine is built around four modules: the intake module the cylinder head module (RH) the cylinder head module (LH) the lower engine module ...

    Crankshaft Rear Oil Seal
    Engine       A modular engine is built around four modules: the intake module the cylinder head module (RH) the cylinder head module (LH) the lower engine module ...

    Other materials:

    Cylinder Head Temperature (CHT) Sensor - 3.8L
    Electronic Engine Controls (Description and Operation) The electronic engine controls consist of the following: powertrain control module (PCM) throttle position (TP) sensor idle air control (IAC) valve engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor ...

    Exhaust System (Description and Operation)
    WARNING: The normal operating temperature of the exhaust system is very high. Never attempt to repair any part of the system until it has cooled. Be especially careful when working around the three way catalytic converter. The temperature of the three way c ...

    Engine (Disassembly)
    Engine WARNING: Do not operate the engine with the hood open until the fan blade has been first examined for possible cracks and separation. The 4.6L (4V) (281 CID) is a V-8 engine with the following features: dual overhead camshafts four valves per cyl ...