Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Front Subframe - 4.6L (4V) Engine

Special Tool(s)

3-Bar Engine Support Kit 303-F072
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 (4V) Engine

All vehicles

5. Lower the vehicle.

6. Install the special tool.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (4V) Engine

7. Install the special tool.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (4V) Engine

8. Raise and support the vehicle.

9. Remove the two engine mount nuts.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (4V) Engine

10. Lower the vehicle.

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

Front Subframe - 4.6L (4V) Engine

12. Raise the vehicle.

13. Support the front subframe.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (4V) Engine

14. Remove the four front subframe lower bolts.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (4V) Engine

15. Remove the four front subframe upper bolts.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (4V) Engine

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

Lower and remove the front subframe.

Front Subframe - 4.6L (4V) Engine

17. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

 

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