Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Oil Filter Adapter


Item Specification
Super Premium SAE 5W-20 Motor Oil XO-5W20 QSP or equivalent WSS-M2C153- H
Premium Engine Coolant VC-4A (In Canada CXC-10; In Oregon VC-5) or equivalent ESE-M97B44- A

Removal and Installation

1. Drain the cooling system.

2. Disconnect the lower radiator hose.

Oil Filter Adapter

3. Raise and support the vehicle. For additional information, refer to Section.

4. Drain the engine oil.

Oil Filter Adapter

5. Disconnect the oil pressure sensor electrical connector.

Oil Filter Adapter

6. Remove the oil pressure sensor.

Oil Filter Adapter

7. Remove the oil filter adapter (6881).

1. Remove the oil bypass filter.

2. Remove the bolts.

3. Remove the oil filter adapter.

4. Clean and inspect the sealing surfaces.

Oil Filter Adapter

8. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

9. Tighten the oil pressure sensor in two stages.

  • Tighten to 14Nm(10 lb-ft).
  • Tighten an additional 180

Oil Filter Adapter

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