Friday, March 16, 2012

How to replace Thermostat On Ford Mustang?

The Thermostat replacing details for 2010 Ford Mustang ad other years ford mustang models is as follows:----


Removal & Installation
4.0L ENGINE
4.6L ENGINE
5.4L ENGINE


4.0L Engine



Specific to:
Ford Mustang 2009-2010
  1. Drain the cooling system.
  2. Remove the Air Cleaner (ACL) outlet pipe.
  3. Remove the Throttle Body (TB).
  4. Remove the 3 upper thermostat housing bolts and position aside the thermostat housing. Discard the thermostat O-ring seal. To install, tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  5. Remove the thermostat. 

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    Fig. Exploded view of the thermostat and related components (4.0L engine)
To install:
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure. Install a new thermostat O-ring seal and lubricate with clean engine coolant.
  2. Fill and bleed the cooling system.

4.6L Engine



Specific to:
Ford Mustang 2009-2010
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  2. Drain the engine cooling system.
  3. Remove the Air Cleaner (ACL) outlet pipe.
  4. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  5. Disconnect the crankcase vent tube from the intake manifold and position it aside.
  6. Remove the 2 generator support bracket outer bolts.
  7. Remove the 2 lower generator nuts and position the generator and wiring harness forward.
  8. Loosen the 2 generator support bracket inner bolts and position aside the generator and wiring harness.
    NOTE
    The thermostat cover has a slotted flange for the RH bolt.
  9. Remove the LH thermostat cover bolt and loosen the RH bolt. Position aside the thermostat cover and hose assembly.
  10. Remove the thermostat O-ring seal and the thermostat. Discard the thermostat O-ring seal. 

    image
    Fig. Exploded view of the thermostat and related components (4.6L engine)
To install:

NOTE
Lubricate the O-ring seal with clean engine coolant.

  1. Install the thermostat and a new O-ring seal.
  2. Position the thermostat cover slotted flange under the RH bolt and install the LH bolt. Tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  3. Position the generator and wiring harness.
  4. Tighten the 2 generator support bracket inner bolts. Tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  5. Install the 2 lower generator nuts. Tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  6. Install the 2 outer generator support bracket bolts. Tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  7. Connect the crankcase vent tube to the intake manifold.
  8. Install the accessory drive belt.
  9. Install the ACL outlet pipe.
  10. Connect the battery ground cable.
  11. Fill and bleed the cooling system.

5.4L Engine



Specific to:
Ford Mustang 2009-2010
  1. Drain the engine cooling system.
  2. Remove the 2 bolts and position aside the thermostat housing cover and hose assembly. To install, tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  3. Remove the O-ring seal and the thermostat. Discard the O-ring seal. 

    image
    Fig. Exploded view of the thermostat and related components (5.4L engine)
To install:
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure. Lubricate the new O-ring seal with clean engine coolant.
  2. Fill and bleed the cooling system.

These details will help.
Thanks.

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