Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Removal

1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.

2. Remove the air cleaner outlet tube. For additional information, refer to Section.

3. Remove the radiator sight shield.

4. Install the special tool.

Oil Pan

5. Using the special tools, support the engine.

Oil Pan

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

7. Remove the two engine mount nuts.

Oil Pan

8. Lower the vehicle.

9. Using the special tool, raise the engine.

Oil Pan

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

11. Drain the engine oil.

  • Remove the oil pan drain plug.

Oil Pan

12. Using the special tool, compress the front coil springs.

Oil Pan

13. Position a safety stand.

Oil Pan

14. Remove the four engine mount bolts.

Oil Pan

15. NOTE: Do not completely remove the bolts.

Loosen the front subframe bolts.

Oil Pan

16. Lower the front subframe.

Oil Pan

17. NOTE: Be careful when removing the oil pan gasket. It may be reusable. Inspect the oil pan gasket for damage.

Remove the oil pan and gasket.

Oil Pan

    Oil Pan
    Special Tool(s) Compressor, Coil Spring 204-D001 (D78P-5310-A) Support Bar, Engine 303-290-A Lifting Bracket, Engine 303-D087 (D93P-6001-A1) Liftin ...

    Installation
    1. CAUTION: Do not use metal scrapers, wire brushes, power abrasive discs or other abrasive means to clean the sealing surfaces. These tools cause scratches and gouges which make leak paths. Use a p ...

    Other materials:

    Transmission Draining and Filling
    Material Item Specification DEXRON III (ATF) Transmission Fluid XT-2-QDX DEXRON III 1. Remove the drain plug and drain the transmission. Position a suitable drain pan under the transmission. 2. Clean and install the drain plug. 3. N ...

    Symptom Chart
    Condition Possible Sources Action Tires show excess wear on edge of tread Underinflated tires. Vehicle overloaded. High-speed cornering. Incorrect ride height. Incorrect wheel alignment. Incorrect tire ...

    Piston
    Material Item Specification Super Premium SAE 5W-20 Motor Oil XO-5W20-QSP or equivalent WSS-M2C153- H Disassembly 1. Press the piston pin out of the connecting rod and piston assembly. 2. Remove the connecting rod from the piston. 3. ...