Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Removal

1. Remove the rear exterior trim mouldings.

2. Remove the clips

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3. Remove the 13 Torx screws and the seal compression panel.

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4. Remove the staples.

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5. Remove the staples from the number one bow.

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6. Remove the rear rail weatherstrip retainers from each side.

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7. Raise the front of the folding top assembly.

8. Remove the screw and the center elastic straps.

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9. Remove the speed nut and the front elastic straps.

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10. Remove the screw and the front elastic strap.

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11. Remove the screw and the rear elastic straps.

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12. Remove the screw and the rear elastic straps.

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13. NOTE: Install new plastic roof headlining retaining pins if they were removed.

Disengage the roof headlining from the folding roof rear side rail.

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14. Remove the screws from the number four bow.

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15. Remove the screws from the number three bow.

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16. Remove the screws from the number two bow.

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17. Remove the headlining.

18. Remove the nuts retaining the well sling and convertible top tacking strips.

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19. Remove screws and the three tacking strips.

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20. Remove the staples.

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21. NOTE: All adhesive tape must be removed from the folding roof rear side rail.

Pull the roof outside cover flaps to disengage from each folding roof rear side rail.

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22. Remove the staples from the entire length of the number four bow.

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23. Disengage the cable from each side.

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24. Remove the cable from the cover assembly.

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25. NOTE: The cable is spring-loaded. Use care not to lose the cable end during disassembly.

Disconnect the trim tension cable.

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26. Remove the cover from the frame.

    Installation
    1. Align the center mark on the cover assembly to the V-notch on the rear glass assembly and staple the entire length of the number four bow. 2. Center the listing sleeve on the bottom of the foldi ...

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    Removal
    1. Remove the rear exterior trim mouldings. 2. Remove the clips 3. Remove the 13 Torx screws and the seal compression panel. 4. Remove the staples. 5. Remove the staples from the number one bow. 6. Remove the rear rail weatherstrip retainers from ea ...

    Inspection and Verification
    1. Verify the customer concern by operating the system. 2. Visually inspect for obvious signs of mechanical or electrical damage. Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical Electrical Power window regulator Window run weatherstrip Do ...

    Actuator Cable - Speed Control
    1. Remove the speed control actuator cable end from the throttle body. 1. Lift the speed control cable from the throttle nailhead. 2. Release the speed control cable from the throttle bracket. 2. Remove the speed control cable from the retaining cli ...