Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Front Subframe - 4.6L (2V) Engine

Special Tool(s)

Support Bar, Engine 303-290-A
Lifting Bracket, Engine 303-D088 (D93P-6001-A2)

Removal and Installation

All vehicles

1. Remove the steering gear. For additional information, refer to Section.

2. Remove the lower control arms. For additional information, refer to Section.

Vehicles with convertible top

3. Remove the front subframe support. For additional information, refer to Subframe Support - Convertible in this section

Vehicles with hard top

4. Remove the front subframe brace.

  • Remove the bolts

Front Subframe - 4.6L (2V) Engine

All vehicles

5. Lower the vehicle.

6. Install the special tool.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (2V) Engine

7. Install the special tool.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (2V) Engine

8. Raise and support the vehicle.

9. Remove the two engine mount nuts.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (2V) Engine

10. Lower the vehicle.

11. Using the special tool, raise and support the engine.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (2V) Engine

12. Raise the vehicle.

13. Support the front subframe.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (2V) Engine

14. Remove the four front subframe lower bolts.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (2V) Engine

15. Remove the four front subframe upper bolts.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (2V) Engine

16. NOTE: Two technicians are needed to carry out this step.

Lower and remove the front subframe.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (2V) Engine

 

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