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 can ignite. Failure to follow these instructions can 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. For additional information, refer to Section.

2. Disconnect the throttle position (TP) sensor and the idle air control (IAC) valve electrical connectors.

Throttle Body

3. Disconnect the accelerator controls.

  • Disconnect the accelerator cable.
  • If equipped, disconnect the speed control cable.

Throttle Body

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

Remove the bolts and the throttle body.

Throttle Body

5. NOTE: Install a new throttle body gasket.

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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