Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Supercharger Cooling System Flushing

1. WARNING: Never remove the pressure relief cap while the engine is operating or when the cooling system is hot. Failure to follow these instructions can result in damage to the cooling system or engine or personal injury. To avoid having scalding hot coolant or steam blow out of the degas bottle when removing the pressure relief cap, wait until the engine has cooled, then wrap a thick cloth around the pressure relief cap and turn it slowly. Step back while the pressure is released from the cooling system. when you are sure all the pressure has been released, (still with a cloth) turn and remove the pressure relief cap.

Once pressure is released, remove the pressure relief cap.

Supercharger Cooling System Flushing

2. Drain the cooling system. For additional information, refer to Supercharger Cooling System Draining, Filling and Bleeding in this section.

3. NOTE: Refer to the cooling system flusher manufacturer's operating instructions for specific vehicle hook-up.

Using an appropriate cooling system flusher, flush the intercooler cooling system.

Use Premium Cooling System Flush VC-1 meeting Ford specification ESR-M14P7-A.

4. Fill the cooling system. For additional information, refer to Supercharger Cooling System Draining, Filling and Bleeding in this section.

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