Filed Under (Ford) by admin on 16-02-2016
WARNING Do not loosen the axle wheel hub retainer until the wheel and tire are removed from the vehicle. Wheel bearing damage will occur if the wheel bearing is unloaded with the weight of the vehicle applied. NOTE Have an assistant press the brake pedal to keep the axle from turning. 1. Before servicing the vehicle, please familiarize yourself with safety procedures.? 2. Remove the axle-to-wheel hub retainer nut and washer.?3. Remove the parking brake shoes. WARNING Do not use a hammer to separate the outboard CV-joint from the hub. Damage to the threads and internal CV-joint components can result.? 4.
Press the outboard CV-joint until it is loose from the hub.?5.Remove and discard the toe link-to-wheel knuckle nut.
WARNING Do not damage the boot while separating the toe link from the wheel knuckle.?6. Remove the bolt and separate the toe link from the wheel knuckle.? 7. Remove and discard the upper arm-to-wheel knuckle nut. WARNING Do not damage the boot while separating the ball joint from the wheel knuckle.?8. Remove the bolt and separate the upper arm from the wheel knuckle. ? 9. Remove and discard the lower arm-to-wheel knuckle nut.
Filed Under (Ford) by admin on 09-02-2016
How to change the oil pan gasket on a 1990 Ford Probe REMOVAL & INSTALLATION 3.0L Engine 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Raise and safely support the vehicle. 2. Drain the engine oil and remove the starter motor. 3. Remove the front and rear transaxle-to-engine braces. 4. Disconnect the low oil level sensor connector from the dash panel side of the oil pan. 5. Remove the exhaust inlet pipe from the manifolds and pull it down out of the way. 6. Drain the cooling system and remove the water pump. 7. Remove the water pump bracket and idler pulley tensioner. 8. Remove the mounting bolts and nut from the front end of the right crossmember. 9. Loosen, but do not remove the bolts and nut from the rear end of the right crossmember.
Filed Under (Ford) by admin on 07-02-2016
Removal & Installation (3.0L, 3.8L, 4.0L & 5.0L)
1. CMP sensor is located on top of engine, near intake manifold. See Fig. 3 Fig. 3: Locating Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor (3.0L, 3.8L, 4.0L & 5.0L; 4.2L Similar) Courtesy of FORD MOTOR CO. 2. Disconnect negative battery cable. 3. Before removing, note position of electrical connector on CMP sensor. Disconnect CMP sensor electrical connector. NOTE: For Explorer models with 4.0L push rod engine, remove the upper intake manifold. See REMOVAL & INSTALLATION (4.0L VINX) under UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD
4.Remove CMP sensor screws and CMP sensor. To install, reverse removal procedure. Ensure CMP sensor electrical connector is pointing in original direction. Tighten CMP sensor to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
Filed Under (Ford) by admin on 18-01-2016
This body lift kit should only be installed on vehicles in good working condition. Before installation, the vehicle should be thoroughly inspected for evidence of corrosion or deformation of the sheet metal around the factory body mounts. This body lift kit should not be
installed on any vehicle that is suspected to have been in a collision or misused. Off-road use of your vehicle with this body lift installed may increase the stress applied to the factory body mounts. We do not recommend that any vehicle with a body lift installed be involved in any extreme off-road maneuvers such as jumping. Failure to observe this warning may result in serious personal injury and/or severe damage to your vehicle
Filed Under (Ford) by admin on 17-01-2016
1) PREPARE VEHICLE…? Place vehicle in neutral. Raise front of vehicle with a jack and secure a jack stand beneath each frame rail, behind the lower control arms. Ease the frame down onto the stands, place transmission in low gear or “park”, and chock rear tires. Remove front tires. 2) TORSION BAR REMOVAL… ?? On each side, scribe alignment marks to note the torsion bar’s indexing in relation to the adjuster arm. Also scribe marks to note the front end of the bar in relation to the lower control arm. Label the bars (front / rear end, and driver / passenger side) because they must be reinstalled in the same position and orientation as they were removed