Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Lifting

CAUTION: Do not allow the lift adapters to contact the steering linkage, suspension arms, stabilizer arms, or to compress the lower suspension arm stabilizer bar insulator (5493).

Damage to the suspension, exhaust and steering linkage components may occur if care is not exercised when positioning the hoist adapters prior to lifting the vehicle.

CAUTION: Never use the differential housing as a lift point. Damage to the differential housing and cover may occur.

CAUTION: Do not lift vehicle on rocker panel pinch flange or convertible cross brace.

Body damage may occur.

Lift the vehicle using the Lifting Points procedure in this section.

Lifting Points-Drive On Lift

CAUTION: To prevent possible damage to the underbody, do not drive the vehicle onto the drive on lift without first checking for possible interference.

Check for interference between the upright flanges of the hoist rails and the underbody.

If an interference exists, modify the hoist flanges or build up the approach ramps as necessary to provide clearance.

Lifting Points-Frame Contact Lift, Single Post Lift, Two Post Lift

Lifting Points-Frame Contact Lift, Single Post Lift, Two Post Lift

CAUTION: Do not position lift pads under the No. 3 crossmember.

CAUTION: Do not lift vehicle on rocker panel pinch flange or convertible cross brace.

Body damage may occur.

NOTE: Adapters may be necessary to clear vehicle components to lift the vehicle safely. The adapters must be placed at the four designated contact points. Position the adapters so they are center on the adapter contact area.

Lift the vehicle at the applicable lift points.

 

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