Filed Under (Lincoln) by admin on 26-02-2011
All vehicles CAUTION: Suspension fasteners are critical parts because they affect the performance of vital components and systems and their failure can result in major service expense. A new part with the same part number must be installed if installation becomes necessary. Do not use a new part of lesser quality or substitute design. Torque values must be used as specified during reassembly to make sure of correct retention of these parts. 1. Remove the upper radiator sight shield. 2. Remove the air cleaner. For additional information, refer to Section 303-12. 3. Drain the engine cooling system. For additional information, refer to Section 303-03. 4. Disconnect the upper radiator hose. 5. Disconnect the lower radiator hose. 6. Disconnect the dual flow coolant valve electrical connector and the A/C line from the fan shroud. 3.0L Engines 7. Disconnect the throttle position (TP) sensor and the idle air control (IAC) valve electrical connectors. All vehicles 8. Separate the return hose from the fan shroud and position aside. 9. Disconnect the lower radiator hose. 10. Remove the two bolts and position the multi-cooler assembly and fan shroud assembly aside. 11. Remove the front wheel and tire assemblies. For additional information, refer to Section 204-04. 12. Remove two pushpins, four bolts and both splash shields. 13. Remove the bolts and the shield. 14. NOTE: To remove the nut, first loosen the nut, then use the hex holding feature to prevent the stabilizer bar link ball joint from turning while removing the nut. Remove the nut and disconnect the stabilizer bar link (5K483). Discard the nut. 15. NOTE: To remove the nut, first loosen the nut, then use the hex holding feature to prevent the stabilizer bar link ball joint from turning while removing the nut. Remove the nut and stabilizer bar link. Discard the nut. 16. Remove and discard the nut and bolt. Disconnect the left shock absorber and spring assembly.
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Filed Under (Mazda) by admin on 06-12-2010
Warning: Fuel vapor is hazardous. It can very easily ignite, causing serious injury and damage. Always keep sparks and flames away from fuel. Fuel line spills and leakage are dangerous. Fuel can ignite and cause serious injuries or death and damage. Fuel can also irritate skin and eyes. To prevent this, always complete the “Fuel Line Safety Procedure”. 1. Remove the following parts. (1) Plug hole plate (2) Plug hole plate bracket (3) Accelerator cable and bracket (4) Battery cover 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 3. Remove the following parts. (1) Ignition coils (2) Front wheel and tire (RH) (3) Under cover and splash shields (4) Crankshaft position (CKP) sensor (5) Drive belt (6) A/C compressor with the oil hose still connected and position the A/C compressor so that it is out of the way (7) Coolant reserve tank with the hose still connected and position the coolant reserve tank so that it is out of the way 4. 5. 6. 7. Remove in the order indicated in the table. Install in the reverse order of removal. Start the engine. Inspect the following and adjust if necessary. Pulley and belt for runout and contact Leakage of engine oil Ignition timing, idle speed, and amount of CO and HC (See ENGINE TUNE-UP [LF, L3].) See: Tune-up and Engine Performance Checks\Testing and Inspection Engine-driven accessories operation Crankshaft Pulley Lock Bolt Removal Note 1. Remove the cylinder block lower blind plug. 2. Install the SST.
Filed Under (Chrysler) by admin on 05-08-2010
LINE-A/C LIQUID WARNING: REFER TO THE APPLICABLE WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS FOR THIS SYSTEM BEFORE PERFORMING THE FOLLOWING OPERATION. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH. NOTE: The A/C liquid line is serviced in two sections. The rear section of the liquid line is serviced as an assembly with the rear section of the A/C suction line. FRONT SECTION REMOVAL 1. Recover the refrigerant from the refrigerant system. 2. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable. 3. Remove the air cleaner housing. 4. Raise and support the vehicle. 5. Remove the front end splash shields. 6. Remove the nut (3) that secures the front section of the A/C liquid line (4) to the A/C condenser (5). 7. Disconnect the A/C liquid line from the A/C condenser and remove and discard the dual plane seal. 8. Install plugs in, or tape over the opened liquid line fitting and condenser outlet port. NOTE: LHD model shown. RHD model similar.
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Filed Under (Mitsubishi) by admin on 04-05-2010
1. Remove left front and left side splash shields. Using engine hoist, lift engine just enough to remove weight from engine mounts. Remove drive belts. Remove A/C tensioner pulley and bracket. Remove engine mount bracket bolts in sequence. Lubricate reamer bolt with penetrating oil before and during removal. See Fig. 7 . Remove power steering pump, leaving hoses attached. Removing Engine Support Bracket Exploded View Of Timing Belt Components (Montero & Pickup; Other SOHC Are Similar) Aligning Timing Marks (SOHC)