Filed Under (Ford) by admin on 08-06-2010
NOTE: Engine at 50° before TDC on No.1 cylinder. Lock timing chain tensioner in retracted position: Release pawl . Push lock in . Insert tensioner locking pin . Remove tensioner. Remove tensioner rail, chain guides and timing chain. Installation Ensure flywheel locking tool installed. Insert 6 mm drill bits into camshaft sprockets and injection pump sprocket 18205. Slacken bolts of each camshaft sprocket and injection pump sprocket bolts  & 18205. Align copper coloured chain links with timing mark on each sprocket ,  & 18205. Ensure timing chain is taut between sprockets on non-tensioned side. Remove tensioner locking pin . Models without EGR: Turn injection pump sprocket anti-clockwise to remove slack from timing chain.
Filed Under (Ford) by admin on 16-12-2010
FORD: 2004-2005 Thunderbird, Explorer LINCOLN: 2004-2005 LS, Aviator MERCURY: 2004-2005 Mountaineer This article supersedes TSB 05-15-4 to correct the Service Procedure. ISSUE Some 2004-2005 vehicles built prior to 09/23/2004 and equipped with the 5R55S transmission, may exhibit a delayed or harsh reverse engagement. This condition may be due to improper pressure control. ACTION It may be necessary to replace the solenoid body assembly. Refer to the following Service Procedure. SERVICE PROCEDURE NOTE INSTALLING TRANSMISSION ADDITIVE WILL PREVENT THE SYMPTOM ON SOLENOIDS THAT DO NOT YET EXHIBIT THE CONDITION BUT WILL NOT RESOLVE THE CONDITION IF IT ALREADY EXISTS. LINCOLN LS AND THUNDERBIRD ONLY 1. Lower the transmission cross member and transmission to gain access to the pressure control solenoid-C (PCC) port. DO NOT disconnect the drive shaft. 2. Install pressure gauge per Step 2 of “DIAGNOSTICS”, below. 3. Reinstall cross member and snug the fasteners for diagnostic purposes only. 4. Proceed with the “DIAGNOSTICS” section of this TSB. 5. After the TSB repair is completed, torque the cross member fasteners to 41 lb-ft (55 N•m). DIAGNOSTICS – ALL VEHICLES 1. Remove pressure tap plug at PCC port (Figure 1).
Filed Under (Ford) by admin on 30-09-2009
Models covered All Ford Mondeo models with four-cylinder petrol engines, including special/limited editions 1597 cc, 1796 cc and 1988 cc Does not cover Diesel or V6 engines, or four-wheel-drive models
Introduction to the Ford Mondeo
Introduced in March 1993, the Ford Mondeo models are available in four-door Saloon, five-door Hatchback and five-door Estate configurations. All feature a high standard of equipment, with driver/passenger safety in accidents being a particularly high design priority; all models are fitted with features such as side impact bars in all doors, “anti-submarine” seats combined with “seat belt grabbers” and pre-tensioners, and an airbag fitted to the steering wheel. Vehicle security is enhanced, with an in-built alarm system and engine immobiliser being fitted as standard, as well as double-locking doors with shielded locks, and security-coded audio equipment. The four-cylinder petrol engine is a new design, available in 1.6, 1.8 and 2.0 litr
Filed Under (Ford) by admin on 13-01-2011
Some 1999-2004 Navigator, 2002-2003 Blackwood, 2003-2005 Aviator, 2003-2004 Marauder and 2003-2004 Mustang vehicles built before 12/19/2004 equipped with 4.6L 4V/5.4 4V engine may exhibit a runs rough, lacks power, and engine misfire, prompted by a MIL light and DTC codes P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0307, P0308, and P0316. ACTION Diagnose engine for engine misfire concern. If diagnostics determine an engine misfire which is characterized by leakage through exhaust valve(s), only replace the affected cylinder head(s). SERVICE PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES WITH RUNS ROUGH/MISFIRE CONDITION: 1. Perform relative compression check on all cylinders. If abnormal, check cylinder leakage and actual compression for “low” cylinders refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 303-00. 2. If leakage/compression check indicates a valve train concern, per valve train diagnostics in WSM, Section 303-00, replace cylinder head and cam assembly, pipe plugs and timing chain tensioner, per procedure outlined in WSM, Section 303-01. 3. If cylinder leakage and compression tests are inconclusive, perform misfire diagnostic, per TSB 05-22-8.
Filed Under (Ford) by admin on 31-03-2011
FORD: LINCOLN: This article supersedes TSB 06-11-3 to update the vehicle model years. ISSUE: Some 2004-2007 F-150 and 2006-2007 Mark LT vehicles may exhibit shudder/vibration on moderate to hard acceleration. ACTION: Adjust the rear axle pinion angle. Order and install the appropriate shim kit for 4X2 / 4X4 Light Duty or 4X2 / 4X4 Heavy Duty vehicle. Refer to the Driveline Angle Corrections chart in this TSB. Refer to the installation Instruction Sheet included in the kit. NOTE: FOR 2-PIECE DRIVE SHAFT EQUIPPED VEHICLES IT MAY BE NECESSARY TO ORDER THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL PARTS: EOTZ-4A209-A – Center Support Shim (Up to 3 maximum) W711116-S439 – Center Support Mount Bolts NOTE: HEAVY DUTY REAR AXLES HAVE 7 LUG NUTS. 2004-2007 F-150