Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Piston - Pin Connecting Rod, Floating Pin

Material

Item Specification
SAE 5W-20 Premium Synthetic Blend Engine Oil XO-5W20-QSP WSS-M2C153- H

Disassembly

1. Remove the clips.

Piston - Pin Connecting Rod, Floating Pin

2. Remove the piston pin from the piston and connecting rod assembly.

Piston - Pin Connecting Rod, Floating Pin

3. Remove the connecting rod from the piston.

Piston - Pin Connecting Rod, Floating Pin

4. Clean and inspect the piston and connecting rod. For additional information, refer to Section.

Assembly

1. NOTE: Connecting rod must be installed into piston with identification markings toward front.

Position the connecting rod in the piston.

Piston - Pin Connecting Rod, Floating Pin

2. Lubricate the piston pin and pin bore with clean engine oil.

Piston - Pin Connecting Rod, Floating Pin

3. Install the piston pin in the piston and connecting rod assembly.

Piston - Pin Connecting Rod, Floating Pin

4. Install the piston pin retaining clips in the piston.

Piston - Pin Connecting Rod, Floating Pin

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