Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Removal

1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section.

2. Remove the transmission.

3. Remove the air intake scoop. For additional information, refer to Section.

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

5. Remove the radiator sight shield.

6. Remove the manifold and tube assembly-accumulator to compressor, 4.6L. For additional information, refer to Section.

7. Remove the A/C line. For additional information, refer to Section.

8. Install the special tools.

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9. Install the special tool.

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10. Raise the vehicle on a hoist. For additional information, refer to Section.

11. Remove the two engine mount nuts.

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12. Lower the vehicle.

13. Using the special tool, raise the engine.

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14. Raise the vehicle on a hoist.

15. Remove the oil pan drain plug and drain the engine oil.

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

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17. Position a safety stand.

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18. Remove the four bolts.

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19. NOTE: Do not completely remove the bolts.

Loosen the bolts.

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20. Lower the front sub-frame.

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21. Remove the sub-frame brace.

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22. Remove the starter wiring harness nuts and position the wiring harness out of the way.

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23. NOTE: Be careful when removing the oil pan gasket. It is reusable.

Remove the oil pan and gasket.

  • Inspect the oil pan gasket for damage.

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    Oil Pan
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    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 ...

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    Starter Motor The starter motor is a 12-volt unit that has the starter solenoid mounted on the drive end housing and functions as follows: The current flows through the solenoid energizing coil until the solenoid plunger is at the end of its travel. The ...

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