Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Flywheel Runout Check

Special Tool(s)

Dial Indicator/Magnetic Base 100-D002 (D78P-4201-B) or equivalent

1. Mount the special tool so that the indicator contact point rides on the clutch disc contact surface.

2. Turn the flywheel (6375); if the runout exceeds the maximum allowance, install a new flywheel.

Flywheel Runout Check


1. CAUTION: The pilot bearing is a sealed bearing and must not be immersed in any type of cleaning fluid.

Inspect the pilot bearing (7118) for:

1. needle rollers for scoring, worn or broken rollers, cracked roller cage inadequate grease or discoloration.

2. seal leakage.

  • misalignment and looseness in the crankshaft.

Flywheel Runout Check

    Pressure Plate Check
    1. Check the clutch pressure plate surface for scoring, cracks or discoloration. Minor scratches or discoloration should be removed with a fine emery cloth. 2. Measure the flatness of the clutch ...

    Dowels - Flywheel
    Removal 1. NOTE: Take care not to damage the flywheel dowel holes or the surface areas around the flywheel dowel during removal. Remove the flywheel dowels by using a drift pin where the flywhee ...

    Other materials:

    1. NOTE: A new torque converter drain plug must be used. Install the torque converter drain plug. 2. Install the torque converter housing plug. 3. CAUTION: If installing a new filter, and the seal remains in the main control bore, carefully use a small ...

    Headlamp Adjustment
    Headlamp Aiming 1. The headlamp aiming procedure depends on the type of beam pattern the headlamp is equipped with. Vehicles may come equipped with visual optical right (VOR), visual optical left (VOL), or SAE only (includes sealed beam type) headlamps. ...

    Vehicle certification label
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Regulations require that a Safety Compliance Certification Label be affixed to a vehicle and prescribe where the Safety Compliance Certification Label may be located. The Safety Compliance Certification Labe ...