Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Throttle Body

Removal and Installation

WARNING: Do not smoke or carry lighted tobacco or open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel related components. Highly flammable mixtures are always present and may ignite. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury.

CAUTION: The throttle body bore and plate area have a special coating and cannot be cleaned.

1. Remove the air cleaner outlet tube (9B659). For additional information, refer to Section.

2. Disconnect the throttle position (TP) sensor electrical connector.

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3. Disconnect the accelerator cable (9A758) and (if equipped) the speed control actuator cable (9A825).

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4. NOTE: Discard the throttle body gasket after removing the throttle body.

Remove the throttle body.

  • Remove the nuts.
  • Remove the bolts.

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5. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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